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CrowdStrike Named a Leader in External Threat Intelligence Services

Among leading vendors in independent research firm report, CrowdStrike receives the highest possible score in 17 criteria, and a five out of five in the Market Presence Category

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – March 23, 2020 – CrowdStrike® Inc. (Nasdaq: CRWD), a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection, today announced it has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: External Threat Intelligence Services, Q1 2021 report[1].

The Forrester Wave™: External Threat Intelligence Services, Q1 2021 report identified the most significant threat intelligence service providers to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of their solutions, including CrowdStrike’s CrowdStrike Falcon® Intelligence product suite. Forrester grouped a broad range of criteria into three high-level categories: Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence. In Forrester’s evaluation, CrowdStrike received the highest possible score in 17 criteria, including:

  • Current Offering: Intelligence Requirements, Technical Intelligence, Intelligence Analysis, Dissemination, Cyber Threat Intelligence
  • Strategy: Product Vision, Supporting Products and Services, Commercial Model, Strategic Partners
  • Market Presence: Number of Clients, Overall Service Revenue

CrowdStrike was also the only vendor to receive a five out of five in the Market Presence category, which is scored on a vendor’s service revenue and number of enterprise clients. 

CrowdStrike Falcon® Intelligence suite of offerings allows organizations of any size or expertise to easily operationalize intelligence within the security operations center (SOC) and receive best-of-breed intelligence reporting and technical analysis backed by a dedicated team of intelligence professionals. Powered by telemetry from the CrowdStrike Threat Graph® that correlates more than five trillion endpoint related events per week, data collected from over one million unique sources in the deep, dark web and analysis from the CrowdStrike intelligence team that tracks over 150 threat actor groups, CrowdStrike Falcon® Intelligence delivers organizations an understanding of adversary tactics, techniques and procedures to enable customers to take proactive action to identify and defend themselves from current and future attacks.

“The quickening pace and sharpened tactics of cyber adversaries combined with the continually expanding threat landscape emphasize the critical role threat intelligence plays in a modern security strategy. CrowdStrike Falcon® Intelligence delivers a clear understanding of adversary behavior so organizations can more readily predict, identify and stop a breach,” said Adam Meyers, CrowdStrike’s senior vice president of intelligence. “We believe this latest recognition validates CrowdStrike’s established position as a leader in threat intelligence, demonstrating our strong market leadership in providing customers superior, comprehensive threat intelligence based on telemetry from one of the world’s largest Security Clouds and our ability to service organizations globally with a high level of success and customer satisfaction. More customers trust CrowdStrike with their threat intelligence because our intelligence team stands above its peers in enabling organizations to stay one step ahead of today’s adversaries and make more informed business decisions.” 

CrowdStrike is also named a Leader in these reports: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Detection And Response, Q1 2020 and The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites (ESS), Q3 2019.

For more information about The Forrester Wave™: External Threat Intelligence Services, Q1 2021, visit here.

Read a blog from Kurt Baker, senior director of product marketing management, on this industry recognition.

[1]The Forrester Wave™: External Threat Intelligence Services, Q1 2021, Forrester Research, Inc., March 23, 2021

About CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike, a global cybersecurity leader, is redefining security for the cloud era with an endpoint and workload protection platform built from the ground up to stop breaches. The CrowdStrike Falcon® platform’s single lightweight-agent architecture leverages cloud-scale artificial intelligence (AI) and offers real-time protection and visibility across the enterprise, preventing attacks on endpoints and workloads on or off the network. Powered by the proprietary CrowdStrike Threat Graph®, CrowdStrike Falcon® correlates 5 trillion endpoint-related events per week in real time from across the globe, fueling one of the world’s most advanced data platforms for security.

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