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Progress named leader for network detection and response
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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Progress, the trusted provider of application development and infrastructure software, has announced that it has been named a Technology Leader by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions in the SPARK Matrix: Network Detection and Response (NDR) report, which provides a comprehensive analysis and ranking of the leading 22 NDR vendors.

The global advisory and consulting firm defines NDR as a technology that offers a solution that utilises non-signature-based techniques to help organisations detect and respond to suspicious traffic on their enterprise networks. NDR technology has evolved out of the need to detect and mitigate threats that can slip past traditional endpoint and firewall security solutions, the firm states.

Accelerated by the recent spike in remote work environments, the proliferation of non-secure devices connecting to organisational networks has made organisations vulnerable to various types of cyber threats, including malware and ransomware attacks.

Progress Flowmon ADS covers the perimeter and endpoint protection gap where attackers often lurk.

Arnab Paul, Analyst, Quadrant Knowledge Solutions, says, “With its robust and sophisticated features which include threat detection, incident response, alert notification, cloud-based threat intelligence and security monitoring and analytics Flowmon ADS offers a complete detection and mitigation of cyberthreats in a users network."

Powered by an intelligent detection engine, Flowmon ADS leverages behaviour analysis algorithms to detect anomalies concealed within network traffic and instantly and automatically expose malicious behaviours, attacks against mission-critical applications, data breaches and other indicators of compromise.

Flowmon ADS landed squarely in the report's Technology Leaders quadrant, the category with the highest customer impact and technology excellence.

The report recognised that Flowmon ADS is highly scalable for enterprises of all sizes and that its complex event processing and correlation into high-level incidents, discovery and assisted configuration will significantly reduce manual effort to deploy, configure, tune-up and maintain systems.

Jason Dover, VP of Product Strategy, Progress, says, “As the complexity of customer environments steadily increases, so do the potential attack vectors for threat actors to take advantage of. It's not a matter of if your network will come under attack, but when.

"Flowmon ADS combines deep insights about what's occurring in the network with automated threat mitigation response and plays a critical role in mature security architectures for the current threat landscape.”

Quadrant Knowledge Solutions SPARK Matrix includes a detailed analysis of global NDR market dynamics, major trends, vendor landscape and competitive positioning. The study offers strategic information for users to evaluate different provider capabilities, competitive differentiation and market position.