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Black Hat USA 2020 Shines Spotlight on the Mental Challenges of Cybersecurity
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
Infosec practitioners face a variety of mental struggles in areas such as awareness training, problem solving, or general mental health. Several sessions at Black Hat USA 2020 highlighted these challenges and how to overcome them.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 8/13/2020
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A Real-World Tool for Organizing, Integrating Your Other Tools
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Omdia Cybersecurity Accelerator analyst Eric Parizo describes the value overwhelmed security managers may find in a SPIF.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/6/2020
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Supporting Women in InfoSec
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Maxine Holt, research director from Omdia, explains why the time is right for women to step into more cybersecurity jobs now.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/5/2020
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Omdia Cybersecurity Accelerator Analysts to Take Part in Black Hat USA 2020
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
Analysts will participate in the Black Hat Briefings, taking place Aug. 4-6, discussing cybersecurity research, offering exclusive video presentations, and meeting with vendors and attendees.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 8/3/2020
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Ripple20's Effects Will Impact IoT Cybersecurity for Years to Come
Tanner Johnson, Senior Analyst, Connectivity & IoT, OMDIACommentary
A series of newly discovered TCP/IP software vulnerabilities pose a threat to millions of IoT devices. Undiscovered since the early 1990s, they highlight the need to improve security in an increasingly precarious IoT supply chain.
By Tanner Johnson Senior Analyst, Connectivity & IoT, OMDIA, 7/22/2020
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Forcepoint Hopes for Breakout Moment by Hopping on the ZTA Bandwagon
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, Omdia
The debut of Forcepoint's two-pronged zero trust access (ZTA) solution delivers much-needed competitive momentum, but it must do more to stand out against a growing field of ZTA competitors.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 8/13/2020
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It's Time to Address Cybersecurity Complexity
Maxine Holt, Research Director, Omdia
Overlapping layers of security controls and technologies have deluged enterprises with security complexity. There are four steps that organizations can take to help reduce the complexity.
By Maxine Holt Research Director, Omdia, 8/4/2020
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Fortinet Fills its Zero Trust Access Gap with OPAQ Acquisition
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, Omdia
With newly acquired OPAQ Networks, Fortinet intends to create its own so-called Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offering, which combines SD-WAN, network security, and zero trust access (ZTA) features and delivers them via the cloud.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 7/28/2020
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Sophos Evolve 2020: Sophos Embraces Change to Pursue Growth
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, Omdia
Sophos in 2020 is taking the painful but necessary steps to reshape its business. With some key competitors struggling, the vendor believes the time is right to capitalize on a unique opportunity to accelerate its growth.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 7/24/2020
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Fundamentals of Identity as a Service (IDaaS)
Don Tait, Senior Analyst, Omdia
With cloud-based identity's speed, scalability, and cost advantages, on-premises products now fall squarely in the category of legacy technology, regardless of enterprise IT infrastructure.
By Don Tait Senior Analyst, Omdia, 7/23/2020
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Fundamentals of Network Traffic Decryption and Risk Management
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, Omdia
Visibility into and inspection of inbound encrypted network traffic is essential for sound enterprise network security. Decryption approaches must soon change due to increasing cost and complexity, but alternative technologies are emerging.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 7/22/2020
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Wake Up to Cyber-Espionage
Maxine Holt, Research Director, Omdia
Cyber-espionage has hit the headlines, with APT29 accused of attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine development information. Organizations in all sectors should not be surprised that cyber-espionage is real and must be addressed.
By Maxine Holt Research Director, Omdia, 7/17/2020
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Integrating Risk Management with Cybersecurity to Govern Protection for Digital Assets
Alan Rodger, Senior Analyst, Omdia
Cybersecurity should be aligned with organizational governance. This drives the right type and level of information security governance, incorporating risk and compliance management, and can guide prioritization of resources and investments.
By Alan Rodger Senior Analyst, Omdia, 7/15/2020
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The DXC Xchanging Attack Shows Ransomware is Back with a Vengeance
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia
IT service provider DXC announced that its Xchanging subsidiary is facing a ransomware attack. Ransomware is again the industry's top threat vector, as the world grapples with COVID-19.
By Rik Turner Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia, 7/10/2020
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A New Opportunity to Break the 'Rule of Steve'
Maxine Holt, Research Director, Omdia
To build the workforce, diversity must be encouraged: more women, more ethnic diversity, more neurodiversity. That requires more people from a range of groups who have the aptitude and attitude to work in cybersecurity.
By Maxine Holt Research Director, Omdia, 7/1/2020
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Fundamentals of Identity as a Service (IDaaS)
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Early Insight: Impact of Coronavirus on the Cybersecurity Technology Industry
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Analyst Quotes The surge in the volume of IoT devices implemented in this market has resulted in a proportionate increase in the size of the threat landscape itself. Analyst Quotes
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Market Landscape: Industrial IoT Cybersecurity Operation and Management Solutions
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Analyst Quotes While SASE may serve to encapsulate an idea, it is an exercise in marketing rather than an advance in technology. Analyst Quotes
Rik Turner
Secure Access Service Edge is Not a New Cybersecurity Market Segment
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Analyst Quotes We must all take responsibility for protecting our privacy and security while doing our best to protect the privacy and security of those we work with and the organizations we work for. Analyst Quotes
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Has COVID-19 Thrown the Data Privacy Rule Book Out the Window?
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Fundamentals of Security Platform Integration Frameworks
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