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LIFARS, eSentire Deliver Incident Response-as-a-Service


LIFARS and  eSentire are partnering to deliver an Incident Response-As-a-Service offering.

Twitter: @lifarsllc
Twitter: @lifarsllc
Twitter: @eSentire

LIFARS is a cybersecurity incident response and digital forensics firm. eSentire is a Top 100 MSSP and Top 20 MDR (managed detection and response) service provider.

Incident Response-as-a-Service reduces risk and helps organizations quickly mitigate cyberattacks, the companies said. It is backed by eSentire's software and security operations center (SOC) to detect cyber threats and other security issues.

The partnership calls for eSentire to uncover events, and LIFARS to provide cyber investigations and forensics, penetration testing and secure code review in conjunction with eSentire's MDR service.

eSentire: Partner and Growth Strategy

eSentire's executive leadership has extensive channel experience, and the company has been gaining momentum in North America as well as in Europe.

The MDR provider has also rounded out its security platform through organic R&D, acquisitions and partnerships. Key moves include:

Overall, the moves look impressive. But it's difficult to measure eSentire's overall momentum since the company is privately owned and does not disclose revenue or profit figures.

A Closer Look at the Global MDR and Incident Response Markets

eSentire competes in a hot market. Global MDR market revenues are projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31.6 percent between 2017 and 2022, industry analyst Reportlinker indicated. These revenues also could total nearly $1.7 billion by 2022.

Comparatively, the global incident response market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.3 percent between 2018 and 2023, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets. Global incident response market revenues could reach $33.8 billion by 2023, too.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.