NTT Security Cited as a Strong Performer in Managed Security Services North America by Independent Research Firm

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

NTT Security today announced the company has been cited as a “Strong Performer” in The Forrester Wave™: Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP), North America, Q3 2016 report. NTT Security was one of 11 select MSSP companies that Forrester invited to participate in the study. MSSPs were evaluated on a comprehensive set of 36 criteria, grouped into current offering, strategy and market presence categories.

Among the report’s key takeaways is, “. . . the accelerating business technology agenda will continue to increase the complexity necessitating outside help.” The report further states, “Companies face a staff shortage and an expertise gap. MSSPs represent a mitigation mechanism for both problems, with superior talent and domain-specific skills that the organization can’t find or can’t justify retaining.” 
 
“We are extremely pleased to be recognized as a Strong Performer by Forrester, as the demand for managed security continues to increase and organizations struggle to meet today’s cyber challenges,” said Mike Hrabik, CTO and Regional COO, NTT Security.  “As Forrester’s report documents, IT professionals recognize the need for better means of correlating and analyzing cybersecurity threats based on their specific applications and needs. Comprehensive and customized MSS platforms operating on a global scale level will play an increasingly important role in leveling the cybersecurity playing field.” 
 
NTT Security products evaluated in the recent report included the NTT Security federated Global Service Platform (GSP) and ActiveGuard Security and Compliance Portal v4.14.17.  The report’s evaluation of NTT Security contains the following statements.
 
“The company (NTT Security) is one of the strongest at expressing business and technical value through white papers, return-on-investment calculations, and extensive content on the benefits of managed security . . . There’s a deep professional services portfolio that includes technical hands-on work as well as strategic consulting . . . Customers looking for strong correlation and analytics capabilities, global scale, and help articulating the benefits of managed security services should evaluate NTT Security.”

About NTT Security

NTT Security is the specialized security company of NTT Group. With embedded security we enable Group companies (Dimension Data, NTT Communications and NTT DATA) to deliver resilient business solutions for clients’ digital transformation needs. NTT Security has 10 SOCs, seven R&D centers, over 1,500 security experts and handles hundreds of thousands of security incidents annually across six continents.

NTT Security ensures that resources are used effectively by delivering the right mix of consulting and managed services for NTT Group companies – making best use of local resources and leveraging our global capabilities. NTT Security is part of the NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), one of the largest ICT companies in the world. Visit nttsecurity.com to learn more.