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Director

People and Knowledge

The vendor has a true bench and a broad range of security experience, including with other...

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Director

People and Knowledge

The vendor met but didn't exceed our expectations. One thing that frustrated me was the vendor's...

Jul 2020
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CISO

Future Outlook

We have replaced Optiv with a different company. Optiv was routinely selling us things at full...

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CISO

ROI and Cost

Optiv does nickel-and-dime us. I wouldn't buy from them again. I would put Optiv on the opposite end...

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CISO

Relationship

When Optiv put business cases together for us, I would go through those and find issues. There was a...

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CISO

Relationship

When I found deception in the things Optiv put together for us, I thought to myself that we should...

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CISO

Relationship

Selecting products is a strategic activity. I can always disintegrate a product, but doing so is a...

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CISO

Relationship

The executives from Optiv don't get heavily involved. I would like to have more communication and...

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CISO

Relationship

Our partnership with Optiv is pretty strong. We communicate with Optiv almost on a weekly basis. I...

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CISO

People and Knowledge

Generally speaking, I don't need a lot of help. I might want Optiv to come do the initial...

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CISO

People and Knowledge

I have never had to turn away someone Optiv sent me because of poor quality. I have had to do that...

Jan 2020
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CISO

ROI and Cost

If a firm nickel-and-dimes me once, they are dead. I work in a very transparent manner. I am very...

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CISO

Relationship

I have never had a problem with Optiv. Maybe that is because of the due diligence we put them...

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CISO

Lessons Learned

With Optiv, every product group seems to have its own unique culture or methodology. One group just...

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CISO

Relationship

Optiv’s executive involvement was pretty good. Our partnership is still in the early stages, but I...

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CISO

Project Results

It makes sense that we go through Optiv because they have some understanding and awareness of...

Jan 2020
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CISO

Win/Loss - Why they were selected (by current clients)

We were due for an upgrade, so we knew we needed some help with that. From a performance...

Jan 2020
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CISO

Sales and Contracting

We tried to work with Optiv. We wanted them to do some things for us, and they just could not put...

Jan 2020
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CISO

Tools and Methodology

Optiv has done terrific work for us, and we like their national footprint. Optiv seems to have...

Aug 2019
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CISO

Other Observations

Optiv is on par with or better than what we expected. There is nothing we would change about our...

Aug 2019
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Manager

Project Results

Our work with Optiv has gone very well. They seem to be very process driven, and things have gone...

Jul 2019
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Manager

Project Results

Optiv has been a very good partner, but I have figured out that they don’t evaluate their vendors....

Jul 2019
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CIO

Project Results

Optiv has done some tabletop exercises with us. Our work is a bit transactional. We aren’t doing...

Jan 2019
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CIO

Other Observations

I haven’t had visibility into what innovative things Optiv is doing. I haven’t seen Optiv...

Jan 2019
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CIO

Project Results

We have done work with Optiv in terms of vulnerability scanning and retainer work. They help us as...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

Optiv definitely works with providers to make certain that they have the solution that they need....

Dec 2018
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CISO

Relationship

The one thing I want to say about Optiv is that they come here frequently to talk to me. They don’t...

Mar 2018
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CISO

Tools and Methodology

Optiv should have put an expert here on the first day of our implementation. Then our schedule...

Mar 2018
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CISO

Other Observations

The Optiv people are very knowledgeable but not fully knowledgeable; there are so many different...

Mar 2018
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CISO

Relationship

If I wanted to talk to the Optiv executives, they would come here.

Mar 2018
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CISO

Project Results

I don’t like to use Optiv for services; I like them as a VAR of technical products. We have had bad...

Mar 2018
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CISO

ROI and Cost

Optiv doesn't nickel-and-dime me for everything; they get a pre-sale, independent view of the...

Mar 2018
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CISO

Relationship

There is a little bit of variety depending on who we get to do the testing. But overall they are...

Mar 2018
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CISO

Project Results

Optiv is happy to have the developers be part of the conversation and to help them understand how a...

Mar 2018
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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

The Optiv executives that I engage with respond very respectfully and very quickly. I am able to...

Mar 2018
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VP/Other Executive

Project Results

Optiv is my chosen strategic partner for security. We have engaged them for many projects, and I...

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VP/Other Executive

People and Knowledge

Optiv has provided really good people. One of their executives has come to collaborate with me....

Mar 2018
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VP/Other Executive

People and Knowledge

I am starting to see turnover from Optiv, and they are getting new people. We used to have people...

Mar 2018
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VP/Other Executive

Project Results

We have to watch Optiv as they grow to see whether they are taking on more than they can handle with...

Mar 2018
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VP/Other Executive

People and Knowledge

Optiv has some very tenured people that I respect. These people have been in the trenches and are...

Mar 2018
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Director

People and Knowledge

Optiv did a very good job with their consultants that they sent in to talk with us. Those people...

Feb 2018
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Director

Project Results

Optiv did a really good job. We have taken a lot of their advice and followed their plan, and we...

Feb 2018
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Director

People and Knowledge

There was a senior consultant and a junior consultant from Optiv, but both came to the table with a...

Feb 2018
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Director

Project Results

Optiv's consultants came on-site and interviewed our people from the IT people to the service-desk...

Feb 2018
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Manager

Project Results

We have learned a lot from Optiv. They have come here to train us on many topics. They have told us...

Feb 2018
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Manager

People and Knowledge

Optiv brings in knowledgeable experts for our engagements. They have knowledge of cybersecurity, and...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

Optiv has done a lot for us, and they have been good to work with. They have done some general...

Jan 2018
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Director

Tools and Methodology

With each engagement we have had with Optiv, we had a lead, a project manager, and a couple of...

Jan 2018
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Director

People and Knowledge

Optiv is top notch when it comes to their knowledge of cybersecurity. Optiv's depth of experience in...

Jan 2018
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Director

Project Results

Optiv brought in some customized tools and processes for the penetration testing. Those tools and...

Jan 2018
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Director

ROI and Cost

Optiv was very responsible with the hours that we gave their consultants. Optiv could have charged...

Jan 2018
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Director

Other Observations

Optiv's executives weren't very involved, but we didn't really need them to be involved.

Jan 2018
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Director

Tools and Methodology

Optiv has a lot of depth in terms of what they can do. They have a variety of good tools, and they...

Jan 2018
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