AlienVault Positioned as the Only Vendor in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM

Analyst Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

San Mateo, CA, August 11, 2016 – AlienVault®, a leading provider of Unified Security Management™ (USM™) and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the 2016 “Magic Quadrant For Security Information and Event Management” for the fifth year.

As one of 14 companies included in the Magic Quadrant, and the only company to be positioned as a Visionary, AlienVault was positioned for both the completeness of its vision and its ability to execute. AlienVault USM is an all-in-one security solution that integrates asset discovery, file integrity monitoring, vulnerability assessment, host-based and network-based intrusion detection system (IDS) capabilities, and threat intelligence.

“Gartner’s Magic Quadrant has consistently recognized AlienVault as a visionary in the SIEM space,” said Barmak Meftah, President & CEO of AlienVault. “We consider this positioning to be confirmation of our unique and innovative approach to security that enables companies of all sizes to detect and respond to threats more effectively.”

AlienVault was also included in Gartner’s “Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management” report, which helps SIEM buyers define their requirements and select appropriate technologies. In the report, Gartner assessed AlienVault USM for capabilities such as SIEM, threat detection and compliance.

As part of its commitment to constant innovation, AlienVault recently released a new version of USM, v5.3, with enhanced threat detection, USB monitoring, color-coded risk assessment, and efficiency enhancements.

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Leslie Johnson
AT&T Cybersecurity
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