Secureworks Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services (MSS) 2020 Vendor Assessment

Report Highlights Secureworks' Commitment to Software with Security at its Core

ATLANTA, Ga. Sept. 17, 2020 – Secureworks® (NASDAQ:SCWX), a leader in software-driven security solutions, today announced it has been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services (MSS) 2020 Vendor Assessment.1

The report also recognizes Secureworks' multi-year strategy to build on in its expertise in security operations, by driving a collaborative, community-based approach to cybersecurity with software at its core.

This strategic shift was highlighted in the IDC MarketScape report, which stated, "A great deal of time and monetary investment has been put into Secureworks' SaaS product Red Cloak™ Threat Detection and Response capabilities moving the company into a software provider shifting Secureworks into a product plus MSS service provider hybrid category over the past 24–36 months….Secureworks' Threat Intelligence plays another differentiation in what the company provides to its customers."

"As Secureworks transforms its business to provide more flexible, software-driven cybersecurity solutions, we're proud to continue to be recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Vendor Assessment," said Michael R. Cote, Chief Executive Officer of Secureworks. "The industry is taking note of our innovative software transformation, and this report is a testament to our commitment to outpace and outmaneuver adversaries to protect customers worldwide."

Since launch last year more than 200 customers have chosen Secureworks Red Cloak Threat Detection and Response cloud-native security application to transform their security operations, automate and simplify investigations, enable collaboration across security and IT functions in a single platform that sits at the heart of their security operations.

About Secureworks

Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) a global cybersecurity leader, enables our customers and partners to outpace and outmaneuver adversaries with more precision, so they can rapidly adapt and respond to market forces to meet their business needs. With a unique combination of cloud-native, SaaS security platform and intelligence-driven security solutions, informed by 20+ years of threat intelligence and research, no other security platform is grounded and informed with this much real-world experience.

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

1 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2020 Vendor Assessment, by Martha Vazquez, September 2020, IDC # US46235320

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