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Microsoft Security is a recognized industry leader

Industry analysts consistently name Microsoft a leader in security, compliance, identity, and management.

Industry Recognition

Gartner

A Leader in four Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ reports.

Forrester

A Leader in seven Forrester Wave™ categories.

MITRE ATT&CK

A leader in the 2022 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluation.

IDC

A Leader in two IDC MarketScape reports.

A Leader in three KuppingerCole Leadership Compass reports.

  • Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for SIEM

    See how Microsoft is recognized as a Leader in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management.1,2

  • The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Detection and Response

    Read why Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Detection and Response Providers, Q2 2022.7

  • Industry-leading managed detection and response

    Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting is a Leader in the 2022 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluations for Managed Services.13

  • A leader in unified endpoint management software

    Microsoft was named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software 2022 Vendor Assessment.15

  • Magic Quadrant for SIEM

    Microsoft named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Security Information and Event Management. 1,2

  • Magic Quadrant for Access Management

    Microsoft is a six-time Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Access Management​.1,3

  • Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

    Microsoft named a Leader in the 2022 Magic Quadrant for Information Archiving.1,4

  • Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools

    Microsoft named a Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools.1,5

  • The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Detection and Response

    Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Detection And Response Providers, Q2 2022.6

  • The Forrester New Wave™: Extended Detection And Response (XDR)

    Microsoft Defender is named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Extended Detection And Response (XDR), Q4 2021.7

  • The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms

    Microsoft Sentinel is named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2020.8

  • The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Email Security

    Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021.9

  • The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Software As A Service

    Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Software As A Service, Q2 2021.10

  • The Forrester Wave™: Unstructured Data Security Platforms

    Microsoft Security is named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Unstructured Data Security Platforms, Q2 2021.11

  • The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Security Gateways

    Microsoft Cloud App Security is named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Security Gateways, Q2 2021.12

  • Industry-leading extended detection and response

    Microsoft 365 Defender demonstrated leading protection in MITRE Engenuity’s independent ATT&CK® Enterprise Evaluations.13

  • Industry-leading managed detection and response

    Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting is a Leader in the 2022 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluations for Managed Services.13

  • A leader in unified endpoint management software

    Microsoft was named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software 2022 Vendor Assessment.14

  • A leader in eDiscovery early case assessment software

    Microsoft was named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery Early Case Assessment Software 2022 Vendor Assessment.15

  • Leadership Compass for Identity Fabrics

    KuppingerCole has rated Microsoft as an Overall Leader, Market Leader, Innovation Leader, and Product Leader in the Leadership Compass for Identity Fabrics.16

  • Leadership Compass for Access Management

    KuppingerCole has rated Microsoft as an Overall Leader, Market Leader,  Innovation Leader, and Product Leader in the Leadership Compass for Access Management 2022.17

  • Leadership Compass for Verified Identity

    KuppingerCole has rated Microsoft Entra Verified ID as an Overall Leader, Innovation Leader, and Market Leader in the Leadership Compass for Verified Identity 2022.18

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  • [1] Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.GARTNER and Magic Quadrant are registered trademarks and service marks of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and are used herein with permission. All rights reserved.
  • [2] Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management. Pete Shoard , Andrew Davies , Mitchell Schneider, 10 October 2022.
  • [3] Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management. Henrique Teixeira, Abhyuday Data, Michael Kelly, James Hoover, Brian Guthrie, 1 November 2022.
  • [4] Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving. Michael Hoeff, Jeff Vogel, 24 January 2022.
  • [5] Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools. Dan Wilson, Chris Silva, Tom Cipolla 16 August 2021.
  • [6] The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Detection And Response Providers, Q2 2022. Allie Mellen, April 2022.
  • [7] The Forrester New Wave™: Extended Detection And Response (XDR), Q4 2021. Allie Mellen, October 2021.
  • [8] The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2020. Joseph Blankenship, Claire O'Malley, December 2020.
  • [9] The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021. Joseph Blankenship, Claire O'Malley with Stephanie Balaouras, Allie Mellen, Shannon Fish, Peggy Dostie, May 2021.
  • [10] The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Software As A Service, Q2 2021. Chris Sherman with Merritt Maxim, Allie Mellen, Shannon Fish, Peggy Dostie, May 2021.
  • [11] The Forrester Wave™: Unstructured Data Security Platforms, Q2 2021. Heidi Shey, May 2021.
  • [12] The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Security Gateways, Q2 2021. Andras Cser, May 2021.
  • [13] © 2021 The MITRE Corporation. This work is reproduced and distributed with the permission of The MITRE Corporation.
  • [14] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software 2022 Vendor Assessment. Phil Hochmuth, May 2022.
  • [15] IDC MarketScape: Worldwide eDiscovery Early Case Assessment Software 2022 Vendor Assessment. Ryan O’Leary, September 2022.
  • [16] KuppingerCole Analysts Leadership Compass, Identity Fabrics, Martin Kuppinger, May 19, 2022.
  • [17] KuppingerCole Analysts Leadership Compass, Access Management 2022, Richard Hill, April 26, 2022
  • [18] KuppingerCole Analysts Leadership Compass, Providers of Verified Identity 2022, Ann Bailey, September 6, 2022.
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