New report cites Accenture’s Cyber Defense strengths in Worldwide Incident Readiness

“The company's experience in complex and business-critical investigations and exposure to intelligence and threats across critical infrastructure inform readiness services. Technical expertise and in-depth knowledge help clients understand the adversary and assess their capability to prepare and respond to cyber incidents.”

Accenture has been named a leader the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Incident Readiness Services, 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US46741420, November 2021). According to the report, “Accenture differentiates itself with investments that added human capital and intellectual property (IP). Acquisitions of FusionX, Maglan, iDefense, Deja vu Security, Revolutionary Security, Context IS, and Symantec CSS exemplify how Accenture Security has acquired capabilities, brands, solutions, and experienced practitioners.”

The IDC MarketScape vendor assessment uses a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative characteristics that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market.

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Incident Readiness Services, 2021

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT 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. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the icons.

"Incident readiness service providers like Accenture have experience in investigations and deep knowledge in threat intelligence and they continue to innovate their approach to education and exercises that strengthen their clients’ cyber resiliency."

— CHRISTINA RICHMOND, vice president of IDC’s security services research practice

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