Trend Micro Named a Leader in Cloud Workload Security by Top Independent Research Firm

Highest scores in current offering and strategy categories secured by the company in cloud security report

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - December 10, 2019 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in
cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it
received the highest score in the current offering and strategy categories, and
among the second highest scores in the market presence category, in�The Forrester Wave�: Cloud Workload Security, Q4 2019.
Trend Micro believes that this recognition underscores the leadership of its
cloud offerings and strategy as the peak of the cloud security market.

Forrester rigorously evaluated 13 competitive security vendors
across 30 criterion and in three distinct areas: current offering, strategy and
market presence.

"We've invested significantly in our cloud security offerings,
and I view this report as validation of our vision, continued innovation, and
strong execution," said Steve Quane, executive vice president of network
defense and hybrid cloud security at Trend Micro. "We were one of the first
security vendors to predict the growing appetite for cloud workload security
solutions, and I think we have hit the bullseye on combining technology,
partnerships and seamless integration of acquisitions over time."

In addition to its comprehensiveness, Forrester recognized Trend
Micro's cloud security offering in multiple areas including:

  • "The solution is ideal for large firms
    with broad Cloud Workload Security (CWS) needs across workloads, hypervisors
    and containers."
  • "The OS level, agent-based protections
    are very strong and include malware and memory protection, file integrity
    monitoring, host-based firewall, intrusion detection/intrusion prevention, log
    inspection and application binary control," the report noted.
  • "Role-based access control (RBAC) is
    very flexible for administrators. Container runtime and pre-runtime checks are
    comprehensive, and the solution exposes a broad API for Deep Security policy

Trend Micro provides optimized protection for workloads running
on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, VMware and Docker,
allowing customers to automate deployment for streamlined compliance and
seamlessly secure DevOps.

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Trend Micro believes that this report complements another
recently published recognition by another top analyst firm. The company was
named the #1 vendor in Software-Defined Compute (SDC) workload protection by
IDC in their new independent report: Worldwide Software Defined Compute
Workload Security Market Shares, 2018 (DOC #US45638919, NOVEMBER 2019). This
report revealed Trend Micro achieved a market share lead of 35.5%, almost
triple its nearest competitor in 2018.

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global
leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging
digital information. Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and
governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments,
networks, and endpoints. All our products work together to seamlessly share
threat intelligence and provide a connected threat defense with centralized
visibility and control, enabling better, faster protection. With more than
6,000 employees in over 50 countries and the world's most advanced global
threat intelligence, Trend Micro enables organizations to secure their journey
to the cloud. For
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