Gartner Delivers Clarity and Guidance for Micro-Segmentation Technology

Micro-segmentation has been discussed in the Gartner Security Summits over the past several years, but this time, the topic has been placed in the spotlight during the Gartner Zone Theater. The presentation – Micro-segmentation Today: Deployment and Use Cases — has been scheduled multiple times over the course of the event. The theater has been…

Challenges Impacting Advanced Threat Prevention for the Software-Defined Data Center

Few technologies have enhanced business agility and economics as much as data centre virtualization. By abstracting physical servers as software running on a hypervisor, server virtualization has enabled IT to deploy new virtual servers and applications in minutes, speeding time to market for new business services and initiatives. Storage virtualization followed close behind, allowing fast…

Malware Attack and Detection is a Cat and Mouse Game

Malware outbreaks have several characteristics: First, the vulnerabilities that are being used are 0-day or n-day exploits on commonly used software. The widespread use of these commonly used software means there are lots of potential targets. Because not everyone may patch their software in a timely manner, there are many unpatched systems on the network….

2017 Security Trends

Enterprise Security In enterprise security investment, more emphasis has been put on post breach detection and incident response for this passing year. We will see this trend continue in 2017. Technologies in the area of breach detection, data leak protection, remediation, and so forth, are focusing on the full cyber kill chain rather than an…

2016: New Opportunities for Security in SDN, Cloud, Data Centers and Container Technology

Security continues to be top of mind for businesses as we head into 2016. The continued adoption of cloud and virtualization technologies has resulted in new security concerns and new opportunities for security companies to address them: Security Demands will Drive SDN Adoption SDN has been picking up steam in enterprises. It enables creation and…