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2017 is the year next-generation security providers need to step up to the plate

In 2017 the IT security market will continue to evolve to meet a new and ever-changing range of cybersecurity threats. In this context, IT security will increasingly be referred to generically as cybersecurity. This reflects the fact that more and more business is conducted online, more individuals and companies collaborate over networks, more data is held in the cloud, and more consumers interact almost exclusively with product and service providers on screens rather than face-to-face.

Meanwhile, the market for cybersecurity products is booming, as evidenced by its size in dollars, the amount of VC funding for start-ups, and the success of initial public offerings in this space. The market for security products and services is also changing, however, with increasing amounts of security functionality being delivered as a service from the cloud.

Next-generation security providers step up to the plate

Key messages

  • Security intelligence must deliver on its promise to protect critical business systems and infrastructure.
  • Next-generation protection systems need to safeguard an organization’s reputation and trust.
  • Identity underpins all business relationships and the delivery of services on all types of platform.
  • Cyber threats must not be allowed to interrupt the adoption of digital services.
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