Top 40 Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Security Companies List
Here’s page four, featuring MDR security companies 31-40.
32. Orange Cyberdefense (Paris, France)
Orange in 2019 acquired SecureLink, one of Europe’s largest independent MSSPs offering cybersecurity consulting as well as managed detection and response (MDR) services. The deal’s valuation was €515 million — or about US$577 million.
33. Pondurance (Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.)
Pondurance, backed by private equity firm Newlight Partners, acquired advisory and assessment services company Bearing Cybersecurity in mid-2021. Bearing’s technology — particularly the MyCyberScorecard risk management platform — is expected to strengthen Pondurance’s MDR services and help its customers improve their security posture and comply with industry and regulatory standards, the buyer said.
35. Quorum Cyber (Edinburgh, UK)
This is another MDR security company that has somehow evaded our radar…
36. Rapid7 (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.)
Rapid7 acquired Israeli Kubernetes security company Alcide.IO for approximately $50 million in February 2021. The deal surfaced a few months after Rapid7 acquired cloud security posture management (CSPM) company DivvyCloud in 2020. Rapid7 supports over 9,300 customers globally.
37. Red Canary (Denver, Colorado, U.S.)
The company in 2020 launched the Red Canary Alert Center to help security teams view, manage and prioritize alerts, according to a prepared statement. Earlier in 2020, Red Canary launched Red Canary MDR for Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (MDATP).
38. Secureworks (Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.)
Secureworks, owned by Dell Technologies, has been pushing hard into SaaS security software development and building out a channel partner program mainly for VARs and resellers.
39. Sophos (Abingdon, United Kingdom)
Sophos, owned by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, is best-known for MSP-friendly security software. Sophos in 2019 launched Managed Threat Response (MTR), a managed threat hunting, detection and response service, that MSPs can leverage.
40. Verizon (Basking Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.)
Verizon in 2020 incorporated the Securonix SIEM (security information and event management) solution into its MDR service. Verizon’s MDR combines remote threat monitoring, detection and response capabilities with Securonix’s SIEM, the companies said.
18 MDR Companies no longer listed by Garter
The following companies, mentioned by Gartner in 2018 and/or 2020, were not mentioned in the 2021 MDR report:
- Blackpoint Cyber
- Cisco Systems
- Fidelis Cybersecurity
- Ingalls Managed Detection and Response
- IntelliGO Networks
- IronNet Cyber Operations Center
- Leidos (acquired by Capgemini)
- Raytheon Managed Detection & Response
- Rook Security MDR (acquired by Sophos)
- UnitedLex’s MDR business (acquired by Ankura)
Blog originally published November 21, 2019. Updated in November 2021 to reflect Gartner’s MDR market guide coupled with MSSP Alert’s editorial coverage.