Content of Figures
- Figure 1 Information Protection Life Cycle
- Figure 2 The Operational Technology hierarchy
- Figure 3 Overall Leaders in Distributed Deception Platforms
- Figure 4 Product Leaders in Distributed Deception Platforms
- Figure 5 Innovation Leaders in Distributed Deception Platforms
- Figure 6 Market Leaders in Distributed Deception Platforms
- Figure 7 The Market/Product Matrix
- Figure 8 The Product/Innovation Matrix
- Figure 9 The Innovation/Market Matrix
1 Introduction / Executive Summary
Cyber-attacks are on the rise as we all know from the seemingly constant breaking news stories. Government agencies large and small are under attack. ...
At a high level, DDPs are composed of traps, lures, misdirection, and management systems. Some vendors use the term "decoys" synonymously with traps. ...Login Get full Access
Top Ten Findings in the Leadership Compass on Distributed Deception Platforms:
Deception is an established and growing specialty in cybersecurit ...
1.2 Market Segment
The Distributed Deception Platform market is a small segment of the cybersecurity market but is actively growing and still evolving. Some vendors offe ...
Furthermore, KuppingerCole research indicates that the particular market segments that vendors choose to target often have a direct effect on the type ...Login Get full Access
1.3 Delivery Models
Several different deployment models exist for the components of DDP systems. Trap servers can be deployed in customer data centers, parallel to custom ...Login Get full Access
1.4 Required Capabilities
Deployment, maintenance, and monitoring of deception assets that are configured to mimic customer assets in traditional office environments, inclu ...
Selecting a vendor of a product or service must not only be based on the information provided in a KuppingerCole Compass. The Compass provides a compa ...Login Get full Access
2.1 Overall Leadership
In this first edition of the Leadership Compass on DDP, we find Attivo Networks, Acalvio Technologies, CounterCraft, and Zscaler as the Overall Leader ...Login Get full Access
2.2 Product Leadership
Product Leadership is the first specific category examined below. This view is mainly based on the analysis of service features and the overall capabi ...
Product Leadership is where we examine the functional strength and completeness of features within each product. In the DDP field, DDP product leader ...Login Get full Access
2.3 Innovation Leadership
Next, we examine innovation in the marketplace. Innovation is, from our perspective, a key capability in all IT market segments. Customers require ...
Innovation Leadership in the DDP segment is exemplified by how products facilitate the creation and maintenance of traps and lures, coverage for devic ...Login Get full Access
2.4 Market Leadership
Lastly, we analyze Market Leadership. This is an amalgamation of the number of customers, the geographic distribution of customers, the size of dep ...
Attivo Networks, Fidelis Cybersecurity, Zscaler, and Acalvio Technologies have the largest market share and overall best performance in the DDP market ...Login Get full Access
3 Correlated View
While the Leadership charts identify leading vendors in certain categories, many customers are looking not only for a product leader, but for a vendor ...Login Get full Access
3.1 The Market/Product Matrix
Vendors below the line have a weaker market position than expected according to their product maturity. Vendors above the line are sort of "overperfor ...Login Get full Access
3.2 The Product/Innovation Matrix
This view shows how Product Leadership and Innovation Leadership are correlated. It is not surprising that there is a pretty good correlation between ...
Vendors below the line are more innovative, vendors above the line are, compared to the current Product Leadership positioning, less innovative.
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3.3 The Innovation/Market Matrix
The third matrix shows how Innovation Leadership and Market Leadership are related. Some vendors might perform well in the market without being Innova ...
Vendors above the line are performing well in the market as well as showing Innovation Leadership; while vendors below the line show an ability to inn ...Login Get full Access
4 Products and Vendors at a Glance
This section provides an overview of the various products we have analyzed within this KuppingerCole Leadership Compass on Distributed Deception Platf ...Login Get full Access
Table 1: Comparative overview of the ratings for the product capabilities
In addition, we provide in Table 2 an overview which also contains four ad ...Login Get full Access
5 Product/Vendor evaluation
This section contains a quick rating for every product/service we've included in this KuppingerCole Leadership Compass document. For many of the produ ...Login Get full Access
5.1 Acalvio Technologies
Acalvio Technologies was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in the Bay Area. They are a mid-stage cybersecurity startup specializing in DDP. Acalvio ...Login Get full Access
5.2 Attivo Networks
Attivo Networks, founded in 2011, is a late-stage cybersecurity startup specializing in DDP technology. They are headquartered in the Bay Area and hav ...Login Get full Access
CounterCraft is a cybersecurity startup, founded in 2015 and based in Spain. CounterCraft's history derives from cyber threat intelligence. DDP is the ...Login Get full Access
5.4 Fidelis Cybersecurity
Fidelis Cybersecurity was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, outside Washington, DC. They are a privately held company. Fidelis De ...Login Get full Access
Smokescreen was founded in 2015 in Mumbai as a DDP focused cybersecurity company. Beyond DDP, Smokescreen offers managed threat hunting, incident resp ...Login Get full Access
6.1 CyberTrap Enterprise
CyberTrap is a deception specialist cybersecurity startup headquartered in Austria. CyberTrap was founded in 2015 as a spinout from a cybersecurity co ...Login Get full Access
6.2 Fortinet FortiDeceptor
Fortinet is a major network and cybersecurity vendor with a large array of products and services. Fortinet was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in ...Login Get full Access
6.3 Illusive Active Deception
Illusive was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in New York and Tel Aviv. They specialize in DDP technology and serve a variety of industries includ ...Login Get full Access
Xello is an early-stage DDP specialist startup founded in 2018 in Moscow. They are self-funded and looking to gain traction in the finance sector in t ...Login Get full Access