Independent Research Report Names CSC as a “Leader” in Providing Managed Security Services
News Release -- May 01, 2012
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 1 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that Forrester Research Inc. has placed the company in its strongest category — “Leader” — in the March 26, 2012, report, “The Forrester WaveTM: Managed Security Services: North America, Q1 2012.” The report evaluated significant providers of managed security services (MSS) against 60 criteria that included current offerings, strategies and market presence.
“CSC's current and potential clients now have further independent validation that they have the best-in-class security protection with CSC," said Samuel S. Visner, vice president and lead cyber executive, CSC.
According to the report, CSC “leverages its large consulting practice to identify suitable candidates for a managed model. CSC uses cost-benefit models to demonstrate the return on investment in its services, and it has one of the better portals in terms of flexibility and features that we tested.”
The report also noted that “customers identified its well-run Security Operations Centers and responsiveness as positive attributes for CSC.”
CSC’s investment in offering discrete Managed Security Services to the market has been well received by organizations and analysts. Previously only available to its IT outsourcing clients, CSC’s Managed Security Services are now available as a stand-alone offering to a much wider range of client organizations as the company moves aggressively to play a larger and more influential role in this rapidly expanding market. CSC's Managed Security Services are packaged to provide the most comprehensive and flexible security offerings available to best meet individual client needs.
The Forrester report is available for download compliments of CSC at: www.csc.com/cybersecurity/registrations/3606.
About CSC Cybersecurity
CSC provides enterprise-class cybersecurity services in some of the world’s most sophisticated, disparate and challenging environments. Every day around the globe, CSC serves the diverse missions of Government and the private sector. CSC offers innovative information security programs for compliance management, IT infrastructure, Identity and Access Management, Consulting, application protection, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. We apply the expert services of over 2,000 information security practitioners, industry best practices and best-of-breed tools. Visit http://www.csc.com/cybersecurity.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 98,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended December 30, 2011. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.