CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, has been positioned by Forrester Research Inc. as a " Leader" in its report, " The Forrester WaveTM: Managed Security Services: North America, Q4 2014." The Forrester report evaluated the 13 "most significant" Managed Security Services providers in the North American market that "security and risk professionals can turn to for solving some of their most important security challenges." The report evaluated each provider's capabilities based on 26 criteria, which included current offering, strategy and market presence. "Gaining what we consider to be independent validation that we provide comprehensive, leading managed security services requires hard work, deep intelligence and insight into a continuously evolving threat landscape," said Patrick Reidy, CSC Global Cybersecurity vice president. "Our ability to manage customers' security and to increase their confidence in embracing new opportunities through next-generation digital transformation is evident through our continued success in this market." The Forrester report states:
- CSC "provides great technical value."
- "CSC has effective SIEM (security information and event management) and continuous monitoring as well as threat intelligence capabilities using a linked infrastructure that allows clients to share information across the broader CSC network."
- "CSC's SLA (service level agreement) adherence is very good."
- "The company's portal provides a detailed view of SOC (Security Operations Center) operations and demonstrates tight integration with client environments."