Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Market Report 2023: Introduction of ML/AI-Powered MDR Services Presents Opportunities

Dublin, May 29, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Market by Security Type (Network, Endpoint, Cloud), Deployment Mode (On-Premises and Cloud), Organization Size (SMEs and Large Enterprises), Vertical and Region - Global Forecast to 2028" report has been added to's offering.

The global MDR market size is projected to grow from USD 3.3 billion in 2023 to USD 9.5 billion by 2028, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23.3% during the forecast period. The MDR market is propelled by key factors that are shaping its growth trajectory.

These include the increasing occurrence of business email compromise, ransomware, and crypto-jacking threats, which necessitate robust MDR solutions for effective defense.

Furthermore, the industry's response to the scarcity of cybersecurity skills and the overwhelming volume of alerts has fueled the adoption of MDR services, providing organizations with the expertise and support needed to mitigate risks.

Government regulations mandating compliance have also driven the market, as organizations seek MDR solutions to meet security requirements. Additionally, the rapid proliferation of technology and the expanding penetration of IoT devices have created new avenues for cyber threats, further boosting the demand for MDR services as a proactive defense mechanism.

By vertical, the BFSI segment holds the largest market size

The BFSI segment asserts its dominance as the largest market size in the MDR landscape, owing to a multitude of compelling factors. Foremost, the BFSI industry handles copious volumes of highly valuable financial and customer data, making it an alluring target for malicious actors. Consequently, the imperative to fortify data protection fuels the demand for comprehensive MDR solutions within the sector. Moreover, the BFSI domain is governed by rigorous regulatory frameworks and stringent compliance standards that mandate robust security measures and swift incident response capabilities, both of which are effectively catered to by MDR services. Furthermore, given the substantial financial repercussions of security breaches in the BFSI sector, the proactive threat detection and response capabilities offered by MDR solutions has become more imperative.

By security type, the cloud security segment registered the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The growth of cloud security can be attributed to the increasing adoption of cloud computing and the migration of critical business operations to cloud environments. Additionally, the need for robust security measures in cloud settings drives the demand for specialized MDR solutions. Furthermore, cloud environments' dynamic nature and the evolving threat landscape necessitate continuous monitoring and advanced threat detection and response capabilities provided by MDR services. Also, the emergence of sophisticated cloud-specific attacks further fuels the market's growth potential for cloud security in MDR. Thus, the cloud security segment accounts for the highest CAGR during the forecasted period.

By SME type, the medium-sized enterprise's segment is to grow at the largest market size during the forecast period

Medium-sized enterprises possess greater resources and financial capabilities, enabling them to invest in comprehensive cybersecurity solutions such as MDR services. Recognizing the criticality of safeguarding their valuable assets and sensitive data, medium-sized enterprises proactively seek MDR services to enhance their security posture. Additionally, their larger scale and operational complexity make them attractive targets for cyber threats, necessitating robust MDR solutions to mitigate risks effectively. The market leadership of medium-sized enterprises in the MDR domain reflects their commitment to proactive cybersecurity measures and their understanding of the value delivered by specialized MDR providers. Thus, medium-sized enterprises account for the largest market size during the forecasted period.

Market Dynamics


  • Growing Incidents of Business Email Compromise, Ransomware, and Crypto-Jacking Threats
  • Addressing Gap in Cybersecurity Skills and Overwhelming Alert Volumes
  • Government Regulations and Need for Compliance to Drive Adoption of Mdr Services
  • Technological Proliferation and Increasing Penetration of Iot


  • Lack of Trust in Third-Party Applications
  • Cost of Mdr Services to be Inhibitor for Organizations
  • False Positives to Hinder Effectiveness of Mdr Services


  • Introduction of Ml/Ai-Powered Mdr Services
  • Increasing Adoption of Mdr Across Smes
  • The Benefits of Scalability for Mdr Services


  • Lack of Modern It Infrastructure
  • Potential Cyberattacks on Mdr Service Provider's Infrastructure

Key Attributes:

Report AttributeDetails
No. of Pages270
Forecast Period2023 - 2028
Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2023$3.3 Billion
Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2028$9.5 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate23.3%
Regions CoveredGlobal

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Market Overview and Industry Trends

6 Managed Detection and Response Market, by Service Type
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Protective Monitoring
6.3 Prioritization of Threats and Alerts
6.4 Threat Hunting
6.5 Managed Investigation Services
6.6 Guided Response
6.7 Managed Remediation

7 Managed Detection and Response Market, by Security Type
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Endpoint Security
7.2.1 Rising Demand to Curb Thefts Using IIoT Security Measures
7.2.2 Endpoint Security: Market Drivers
7.3 Network Security
7.3.1 Increasing Byod Trend to Generate Greater Demand for Cybersecurity Solutions
7.3.2 Network Security: Managed Detection and Response Market Drivers
7.4 Cloud Security
7.4.1 Increased Demand from Smes for Cloud-Based Healthcare Solutions
7.4.2 Cloud Security: Market Drivers
7.5 Other Security Types

8 Managed Detection and Response Market, by Deployment Mode
8.1 Introduction
8.2 On-Premises
8.2.1 Customization of On-Premises Solution Deployment to Boost Demand
8.2.2 On-Premises: Market Drivers
8.3 Cloud
8.3.1 Cost Optimization, Scalability, and Flexibility of Cloud Deployment to Drive Demand
8.3.2 Cloud: Market Drivers

9 Managed Detection and Response Market, by Organization Size
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
9.2.1 Flexibility and Affordability to Boost Sales of Security Solutions
9.2.2 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Market Drivers
9.2.3 Customization: Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Sub Types
9.3 Large Enterprises
9.3.1 Rising Concerns About Regulatory Compliance to Fuel Adoption of Mdr Services
9.3.2 Large Enterprises: Market Drivers

10 Managed Detection and Response Market, by Vertical
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Bfsi
10.2.1 Rising Demand for Data Protection Services in Banking Companies to Drive Market
10.2.2 Bfsi: Market Drivers
10.3 It and Ites
10.3.1 Growing Concerns of Fraud and Compliance to Propel Market
10.3.2 It and Ites: Managed Detection and Response Market Drivers
10.4 Government and Defense
10.4.1 Rising Concerns About Identity Theft and Business Fraud to Fuel Market Growth
10.4.2 Government and Defense: Market Drivers
10.5 Energy and Utilities
10.5.1 Need to Secure Critical Infrastructure to Fuel Segment Growth
10.5.2 Energy and Utilities: Market Drivers
10.6 Manufacturing
10.6.1 Mobile Security to Boost Managed Security Infrastructure
10.6.2 Manufacturing: Managed Detection and Response Market Drivers
10.7 Healthcare
10.7.1 Need to Secure Critical Patient Data Across Cloud Environment to Boost Segment Growth
10.7.2 Healthcare: Market Drivers
10.8 Retail and Ecommerce
10.8.1 Automation Across Retail Channels for Curbing Data Theft to Propel Market
10.8.2 Retail and Ecommerce: Market Drivers
10.9 Other Verticals

11 Managed Detection and Response Market, by Region

12 Competitive Landscape

13 Company Profiles

14 Adjacent Markets

15 Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Ackcent
  • Alert Logic
  • Arctic Wolf
  • Binary Defense
  • Critical Insight
  • Critical Start
  • Crowdstrike
  • Cybereason
  • Cysiv
  • Deepwatch
  • Esentire
  • Expel
  • Gosecure
  • Kudelski Security
  • Lmntrix
  • Mandiant
  • Netsurion
  • Proficio
  • Rapid7
  • Red Canary
  • Secureworks
  • Sentinelone
  • Sophos
  • Trustwave
  • Underdefense

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