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Bringing Zero Trust to Secure Remote Access
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, OmdiaCommentary
Demand for secure remote access has skyrocketed during the pandemic. Here Omdia profiles more secure alternatives to virtual private network (VPN) technology.
By Rik Turner Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia, 1/12/2021
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SolarWinds Hack Lessons Learned: Finding the Next Supply Chain Attack
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
The SolarWinds supply chain compromise won't be the last of its kind. Vendors and enterprises alike must learn and refine their detection efforts to find the next such attack.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 1/11/2021
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Manchester United Cyberattack Highlights Controversy in Paying Ransomware Attackers
Maxine Holt, Research Director, OmdiaCommentary
The Premier League English football (soccer) club team is reportedly being held to ransom by cyberattackers. Manchester United may face a difficult decision: whether to pay a ransom for release of its stolen data.
By Maxine Holt Research Director, Omdia, 11/30/2020
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Analysis: Forcepoint Can Still Succeed, but It Needs Committed Ownership
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
Raytheon intends to sell Forcepoint to PE firm Francisco Partners. Despite a solid product portfolio and bold strategy, Forcepoint's future is now even more uncertain.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 10/29/2020
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Trickbot Botnet Response Highlights Partnerships Preventing US Election Interference
Tanner Johnson, Senior Analyst, Connectivity & IoT, OMDIACommentary
Recent efforts by USCYBERCOM and Microsoft to disrupt the Trickbot botnet highlight the importance of partnerships in successful malware botnet disruption.
By Tanner Johnson Senior Analyst, Connectivity & IoT, OMDIA, 10/13/2020
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Exabeam Spotlight 2020 Recap: Standout Analytics Drives SecOps Vendor's Evolution
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, Omdia
With established behavioral analytics leadership and accelerating momentum in SIEM and SOAR, cybersecurity vendor Exabeam is one of the best-kept secrets in SecOps. Its next challenge will be transitioning to a cloud-native platform.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 11/30/2020
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Palo Alto Networks adds Attack Surface Management with $800 Million Expanse Buy
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia
For Palo Alto Networks, the $800m acquisition of Expanse, a provider of services it describes as attack surface management, adds a proactive dimension beyond traditional threat detection and response capabilities.
By Rik Turner Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia, 11/27/2020
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Identity, Authentication, and Access Market Database: 1H20 Update
Don Tait, Senior Analyst, Omdia
The IAA Database is part of Omdia's new Identity, Authentication, and Access Intelligence Service. This database offers revenue figures for 2018 and 2019. It is segmented by the authentication and on-premises IAM/IDaaS categories, as well as by five global regions.
By Don Tait Senior Analyst, Omdia, 11/27/2020
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On the Radar: NetFoundry Offers Network-as-a-Service with Zero-Trust Access to Apps
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia
NetFoundry is a network-as-a-service (NaaS) provider. Its eponymous platform is cloud-native and API-driven, combining security based on the zero-trust principle with enhanced internet as a replacement for MPLS connectivity.
By Rik Turner Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia, 11/26/2020
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FireEye Buys its Way into XDR, But Questions Abound on its Portfolio and its Future
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, Omdia
FireEye's $186 million acquisition of analytics vendor Respond Software is buttressed by a new $400 million private equity cash infusion. However, a growing divergence in its product portfolio may indicate further disruption.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 11/25/2020
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2021 Trends to Watch: IoT Cybersecurity
Tanner Johnson, Senior Analyst, Connectivity & IoT, OMDIA
The IoT cybersecurity ecosystem has evolved out of the critical necessity to successfully discover, manage, and secure a growing variety of internet connected devices. Now, the new challenge is the growing volume of data created, shared, and transmitted by these devices.
By Tanner Johnson Senior Analyst, Connectivity & IoT, OMDIA, 11/19/2020
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CyberArk Launches Cloud Permissions Management Service
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia
Privileged access management (PAM) market leader CyberArk has launched a service in the emerging cloud permissions management (CPM) space.
By Rik Turner Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia, 11/19/2020
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Omdia Market Radar: Outbound Email Security
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia
Omdia profiles four vendors of outbound email security, focusing on building in controls to offset risks from insider threats, i.e., scenarios in which sensitive, confidential, or the wrong information is sent to the wrong recipients.
By Rik Turner Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia, 11/18/2020
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Splunk .conf20 Recap: SIEM Vendor Advances Unified SecOps Platform, Offers Friendlier Pricing
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, Omdia
At its annual conference, Splunk detailed its SecOps product strategy. It is moving toward a unified security operations platform, integrating SIEM, SOAR and UEBA with a common interface and third-party integrations.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 11/16/2020
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DDoS Prevention Appliances Market Tracker: 2H20 Analysis Update
Jeff Wilson, Chief Analyst, Omdia
Our late 2020 update tracks market size and share for DDoS mitigation hardware and software vendors. Coverage includes Corero, F5, Huawei, NETSCOUT, Radware, and more.
By Jeff Wilson Chief Analyst, Omdia, 11/13/2020
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Fundamentals of Outbound Email Security
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Analyst Quotes Hackers feed on chaos, and we're already seeing the signs that they will leverage the fear and uncertainty everyone is feeling. Analyst Quotes
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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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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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