Some Thoughts from RSA about the Future of Threat Management

P. Musich
P. Musich

Summary Bullets:

  • Thinking outside of the box is required to dispatch the new types of threats attacking enterprise IT.
  • That type of thinking is not likely to come from traditional security vendors.

It is clear that security professionals understand that their defenses are bound to be breached, and some recognize that the attackers are relentless in pursuing anything worth stealing.  The blinders are coming off for many organizations that thought they had nothing worth stealing, and enterprises are looking around to find more effective weapons to defend their company valuables.  Sadly, what they are seeing by and large from traditional threat management suppliers are extensions to existing product lines, new features and clever marketing designed to pass off such incremental improvements as innovation.  While the need for thinking outside the box has never been greater than it is right now, there is little incentive for traditional threat management suppliers to do that, given their investment in existing technologies.  Continue reading “Some Thoughts from RSA about the Future of Threat Management”