Cybereason Named Overall Leader in 2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass

KuppingerCole Analysts, a leading international analyst firm headquartered in Europe, named Cybereason an Overall Leader in the 2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for vendors in the Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response (EPDR) market. The Overall Leadership ranking provides a combined view of ratings across Product, Innovation, and Market Leadership categories. 

The report specifically noted Cybereason’s product and innovation leadership, which positions the company for significant market growth. The Cybereason Defense Platform earned “strong positive” ratings across the board in security, deployment, usability, and innovativeness. The report also gave positive ratings for Cybereason’s functionality, interoperability, ecosystem, financial strength, and market position:

Screenshot 2022-05-16 at 13-32-07 Endpoint Protection Detection & Response2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for vendors in the Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response (EPDR) market.

Product Leadership: Cybereason Defense Platform took one of the top spots in this category. Leaders in this category deliver most of the capabilities expected from products in the market segment. We are recognized as a leader in the field with “solutions that are both comprehensive and advanced in terms of protective capabilities,” the report states.

Innovation Leadership: KuppingerCole calls this a core capability in all IT market segments. Innovation leaders provide several of the most innovative and upcoming features that analysts hope to see in the market segment. According to the report, innovation is a customer-focused approach that delivers on customer requirements and produces cutting-edge new features compatible with earlier versions. 

Cybereason is a leader in EPDR innovation, which KuppingerCole defines as the use of advanced malware identification technologies and deep learning detection models, intuitive interfaces for investigation, the ability to construct playbooks for remediation, workflow, and case management, and integration with customers’ security architecture.

The report states that the Cybereason Defense Platform's “dashboards are intuitive to follow and use and are customizable.” KuppingerCole Analysts also provided high marks for Cybereason’s “well-designed” and configurable admin/analyst interface and playbook recommendations based on malicious operation (MalOp) context. 

“Organizations that are looking for full EPDR solutions with excellent threat hunting facilities should consider Cybereason,” the report states.

In listing the strengths of the Cybereason Defense Platform, KuppingerCole Analysts noted:

  • Excellent OS support for agents
  • On-device sandboxing improves offline detection effectiveness
  • Uses advanced Deep Learning-based detection models
  • Highly customizable and easy-to-use analyst interface
  • Investigations are expedited due to the automated collection of forensic evidence and threat intelligence
  • ISO 27001 & SOC 2 Type 2 audited and certified

Market Leadership

Recognition in the 2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass comes just six weeks after Cybereason posted the best results in the history of MITRE ATT&CK Enterprise Evaluations. The evaluation took the technology from 30 participating vendors and pitted it against real-world simulations of two notorious ransomware and data destruction gangs, Wizard Spider and Sandworm. The results speak for themselves.

Cybereason demonstrated comprehensive and exhaustive defense against these sophisticated ransomware operations. Improving our platform through the MITRE ATT&CK evaluations directly translates to helping our customers remain undefeated against ransomware and other critical threats.

Cybereason Leads the Industry in the MITRE ATT&CK Enterprise Evaluation 2022

100% Protection | 100% Detection | 100% Visibility | 100% Real-Time Detections | 99% Analytic Coverage

The MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluations for Enterprise has become the de facto authority for measuring the effectiveness of security solutions against real-world scenarios that mimic advanced persistent threat attack progressions.


If you are interested in learning more about the Cybereason Defense Platform and its capabilities, request a demo today. Cybereason is dedicated to teaming with defenders to end attacks on the endpoint, across the enterprise, to everywhere the battle is taking place.

Dan Verton
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Dan Verton

Dan Verton is Director of Content Marketing at Cybereason. Dan has 30 years of experience as a former intelligence officer and journalist. He is the 2003 first-place recipient of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for Best News Reporting – the nation’s highest award for tech trade journalism and is the author of the groundbreaking work, Black Ice: The Invisible Threat of Cyber-Terrorism (McGraw-Hill, 2003). He most recently served as an intelligence advisor and co-author of a nationwide TSA anti-terrorism awareness training program.

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