RESEARCH REPORT

In brief

In brief

  • Accenture named a leader in global cybersecurity providers in The Forrester Wave™: Global Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, Q4 2021 report.
  • Forrester noted that Accenture is “…a partner with strong technical skills that won’t shy away from complicated deployments.”
  • Accenture received the highest score in the current offering category.


Accenture earns credibility with tech expertise but proves it with vertical knowledge

Accenture was named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Global Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, Q4 2021 report.

The report from the independent research firm, Forrester Research, includes a comprehensive 21-criterion assessment of the top 12 cybersecurity consulting providers across three high-level categories: “Current Offering”, “Strategy” and “Market Presence.” Client references and buyer feedback were factored into every criterion evaluated in the report.

Accenture achieved the highest score in the Current Offering category with the highest score possible in seven of the 10 sub-criteria: alignment with client chief information security officer (CISO) needs; executive engagement; security practitioner engagement; pricing model flexibility; personnel confidence and expertise; knowledge transfer to client teams; and contribution to cybersecurity industry.

In the report, Forrester notes that:

  • “Accenture is a valued partner for clients that know the firm can handle complex technical tasks when precise execution matters.”
  • “Accenture brings stellar delivery via skilled practitioners across complex global engagements, and client references confirm that sentiment.”
  • “CISOs seeking a partner with strong technical skills that won’t shy away from complicated deployments should examine Accenture.”
A graph plotting the top Global Cybersecurity Consulting Provides named by Forrester Research. Accenture is shown to be the leader for Q4, FY2021.

The Forrester Wave™: Global Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, Q4 2021 graph

We are honored to be recognized by Forrester as leader in global cybersecurity consulting. This is great recognition of our people and their skills.

— Kelly Bissell, LEAD – ACCENTURE SECURITY

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