Lookout Positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for Mobile Threat Management Software for Second Year in a Row

The IDC MarketScape recognizes Lookout as a Leader in the Mobile
Threat Management market with the size, focus, and expertise to advance
its vision of post-perimeter security

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lookout, the leader in securing the post-perimeter world, announced
today that it has been positioned as a leader in the IDC
MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Threat Management Security Software 2018
Vendor Assessment
(IDC #US44521018, December 2018) for the second
year in a row. Lookout provides comprehensive and continuous assessment
of risk across endpoints to secure against app, device and network-based

Mobile Threat Management (MTM) is the term IDC uses to describe Lookout Mobile
Endpoint Security
(MES), also referred to as Mobile
Threat Defense
(MTD) products. The IDC MarketScape highlights the
trends driving increased adoption of mobile security solutions and the
vendors leading the market. “As mobile security and governance
frameworks mature, mobile threat management (MTM) software tools are
filling a major security gap many enterprises are discovering across one
of their most pervasive technology deployments: smartphones and tablets
used by employees.”* In fact, additional market research has led to
projections of 100% YoY growth, sizing this market at $100M in 2017, and
having grown to $200M in 2018.

According to Phil Hochmuth, Program Director, Enterprise Mobility at
IDC, “Many enterprises see mobile threat management software tools as a
valuable frontline level of defense against mobile threats, as well as
an emerging security technology requirement from a compliance

“Being named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Threat
Management Security Software 2018 Vendor Assessment validates our vision
of a security architecture that protects enterprises in today’s
perimeter-less, cloud-delivered, and privacy-focused world,” said Jim
Dolce, CEO, Lookout. “With a dataset of 170 million devices and 70
million inspected applications, Lookout combines expert security
intelligence and deep technical knowledge of Android and iOS mobile
platforms to protect against the full spectrum of mobile threats.”

Lookout brings security and compliance to today’s digital workforce
without compromising productivity, privacy, or user experience. Lookout
technology secures corporate data for the modern employee workstyle,
allowing users to work from anywhere, on any device, and any network.

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.

About Lookout

Lookout is a cybersecurity company for the post-perimeter, cloud-first,
mobile-first world. Powered by the largest dataset of mobile code in
existence, the Lookout Security Cloud provides visibility into the
entire spectrum of mobile risk. Lookout is trusted by hundreds of
millions of individual users, enterprises and government agencies and
partners such as AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Microsoft, Apple and others.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout has offices in Amsterdam,
Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington, D.C. To learn
more, visit www.lookout.com
and follow Lookout on its blog, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

*IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Threat Management Security Software
2018 Vendor Assessment, IDC #US44521018, December 2018.


Lookout PR
Sharon McKenna

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