ExtraHop Reveal(X) Empowers Fast Cybersecurity Threats Mitigation and Response

Date : 26-Oct-2020
Location: Kuala Lumpur


ExtraHop, the leader in cloud-native network detection and response, is on a mission to arm security teams to confront active threats and stop breaches. 

Key Takeaways:

  • ExtraHop announced survey results of “The Total Economic Impact™ of ExtraHop Reveal(x).”
  • The commissioned survey conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of ExtraHop reveals that ExtraHop customers benefit from “an 84 percent decrease in time to threat resolution, $700,000 annual savings in tools consolidation, and 165 percent return on investment.” 


ExtraHop Reveal(x),a SaaS-based network detection and response platform.

Use cases:

  • Significantly enhanced network visibility.
  • Clarity needed not only to detect and respond to security threats at a much faster rate.
  • Analyze end-user behavior and detect anomalies that could pose a threat.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot both application and network performance.

ExtraHop Reveal (X) improves threats visibility
ExtraHop Reveal (X) improves threats visibility



According to SVP of global infrastructure in the financial services sector,ExtraHop Reveal(x) provides the full picture of everything in terms of threats detection


  • For the purposes of this study, Forrester interviewed five ExtraHop customers across industries with experience using Reveal(x) and aggregated the experiences into a single composite organization. Prior to using Reveal(x), the customers were using a combination of packet capture tools, endpoint detection and response (EDR) products, and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
  • ExtraHop provides measurable benefits for businesses including significant reductions in unplanned downtime, time spent troubleshooting, and time spent detecting and resolving security threats.
  • Findings from the study include:
    • Improved time to threat detection and resolution: ExtraHop Reveal(x) decreased time to threat detection by 50 percent, and time to threat resolution by 84 percent.  
    • Improved efficiency responding to unplanned network outages: After implementing Reveal(x), unexpected network outages decreased by 90 percent and the time to solve any unplanned network outages decreased 92 percent.  
    • Improved time to troubleshoot applications: Reveal(x) decreased time to troubleshoot applications by 99.6 percent, from 40 hours to a matter of minutes for each application failure.
    • Reduced cost of third-party security solutions: A subset of customers reported the ability to consolidate tools and decommission legacy security solutions, saving as much as $700,000 annually.
    • Additional revenue and productivity from improved uptime: Interviewees reported that the additional network and application uptime from Reveal(x) resulted in increases to both revenue and employee productivity.

Best Practices:

Implement ExtraHop Reveal(x),get rid of siloed threat detection tools such as EDR and SIEM solutions,to reduce unplanned downtime,improvise throughput on troubleshooting,detecting and resolving security threats.

Editor's comments:

  • If you don't have a dedicated IT security team,leverage on Reveal (X) to benefit from a single platform cloud based threat detection, monitoring and response solution.
  • When it comes to responding to threat incidents,the key is to collect as much data as possible for further analysis and with Reveal (X), data collection is fully automated,whereas the decision making will be empowered.