TORONTO, August 5, 2022 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader in the latest “IDC Marketscape: Canadian Security Services 2022 Vendor Assessment (Doc #CA48060922, March 2022)”.
According to the report, “Accenture's customers cite its ability to complement managed security services with its breadth of professional services such as DFIR, threat hunting, cyberstrategy and planning, data security, IoT/OT security, cloud security, governance, and risk management as a key strength.”
“Accenture differentiates its managed services, especially from a threat management perspective, with advanced threat services such as threat hunting, threat intelligence, malware analysis, and digital forensics platform capabilities,” writes Yogesh Shivhare, Research Manager, Cybersecurity, at IDC Canada.
According to the report, “Midsize to large organizations including those with global operations should consider partnering with Accenture for security services. Also, organizations that need tailored, industry-focused security solutions may benefit from Accenture's offerings in those areas.”
Yaz Alattia, Security Lead for Accenture in Canada, said, “Canada is seeing rapid digitization, connectivity and cloud migration across all industries, requiring businesses to implement adaptive and holistic cybersecurity measures. Our position as a leader in this report is testament to Accenture’s ability to integrate cybersecurity across entire business ecosystems and leverage our global network and managed security services to innovate ahead of cyber threats.”
IDC reviewed 16 security service providers with operations and customers in Canada using the IDC MarketScape model.
Earlier this year, Accenture was positioned as a Leader in the “IDC MarketScape: European Managed Security Services 2022 Vendor Assessment (Doc #EUR146178820, January 2022)” and as a Leader in “IDC MarketScape: Canadian Cloud Professional Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc #CA46215320, January 2021)”.
About IDC MarketScape: IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.