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My latest Gartner Research: SWOT: Palo Alto Networks, Network Security, Worldwide

While growing commoditization and execution issues led to some sustainable growth setbacks in 2016, Palo Alto Networks is well-placed to become the largest firewall provider. Technology product management leaders should further strengthen management capabilities and prioritize firmware releases….

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My latest Gartner Research: Competitive Landscape: Threat Intelligence Services, Worldwide, 2017

26 July 2017  |  Technology product management leaders must focus on demonstrating how products and services bring relevancy and actionability in order to better succeed in a highly fragmented and increasingly competitive marketplace….

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My latest Gartner research: Market Share: Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls), Worldwide, 2016

24 April 2017  |  …Growth by Region: Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls), Worldwide, 2013-2016 (Percent) 2-1 Total Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction…Size: Unified Threat Management(SMB Multifunction Firewalls) by Segment…

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My latest Gartner research: Market Opportunity Map: Security and Risk Management Software, Worldwide

20 April 2017  |  The security software market is transforming through four vectors: analytics, adoption of SaaS and managed services, expanded ecosystems, and regulations. Technology business unit leaders must realign their product and go-to-market strategies to address these key forces….

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My Latest Gartner Research: Enterprise Firewall and Unified Threat Management Products Impact End-User Buying Behavior

This document helps product developers and managers of security providers prepare enterprise firewall and unified threat management products for the impact of digital business, mobile and the Internet of Things on end-user buying behavior….

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My latest Gartner Research: Market Share: Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls), Worldwide, 2015

The UTM market grew 18% to $2 billion in 2015, with strongest growth in Emerging Asia/Pacific and Greater China. Hillstone Networks and Huawei had the largest growth. Strategic planners should pay attention to these providers and higher-growth regions and adjust business objectives accordingly. … …

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[ISN] Intel Assessment: Weak Response to Breaches Will Lead to More Cyber Attacks

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/intel-assessment-obama-admin-response-to-cyber-encourages-more-attacks/ By Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz Washington Free Beacon July 28, 2015 The United States will continue to suffer increasingly damaging cyber attacks against both government and private sector networks as long as there is no significant response, according to a recent U.S. intelligence community assessment. Disclosure of the intelligence assessment, an analytical consensus of 16 U.S. spy agencies, comes as the Obama administration is debating how to respond to a major cyber attack against the Office of Personnel Management. Sensitive records on 22.1 million federal workers, including millions cleared for access to secrets, were stolen by hackers linked to China’s government. U.S. officials familiar with the classified cyber assessment discussed its central conclusion but did not provide details. Spokesmen for the White House and office of the director of national intelligence declined to comment. Recent comments by President Obama and senior military and security officials, however, reflect the intelligence assessment. […]


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[ISN] Hackers give up when they go up against this cybersecurity company

http://fortune.com/2015/07/29/crowdstrike-cybersecurity-george-kurtz/ By Robert Hackett @rhhackett Fortune.com July 29, 2015 It’s not every day that a company can compel hackers to give up. Yet that’s exactly what CrowdStrike managed to do earlier this year. CEO and co-founder George Kurtz tells it like this: A besieged customer needed backup. So Kurtz’s team sent in reinforcements, placed its cloud-based software sensors across the breached business’s computing environment, and started gathering intel. Aha! Investigators spotted Hurricane Panda, an old Chinese nemesis that Kurtz’s crew had been battling since 2013. What happened next surprised them: When the attackers scanned an infected machine only to find traces of CrowdStrike, they fled. CrowdStrike’s reputation precedes it. The company, founded in 2011 and based in Irvine, Calif., has gone toe-to-toe with some of the world’s most sophisticated state-sponsored hacking groups. The firm analyzed the data behind the breaches of millions of sensitive records at the Office of Personnel Management, the federal agency responsible for human resources, in what may have been the biggest act of cyberespionage the U.S. has ever seen. It has published threat reports on many of the more than 50 adversaries it tracks, which include the likes of Ghost Jackal (the Syrian Electronic Army), Viceroy Tiger (an Indian intruder), and Andromeda Spider (a criminal coterie). Between 2013 and 2014 its revenue grew 142% and its customer base more than tripled, two reasons Google Capital GOOG 0.63% , the tech giant’s growth equity arm, led a $100 million investment in CrowdStrike in July, its first ever for a computer security company. Kurtz used to travel hundreds of thousands of miles a year as CTO of McAfee, now called Intel Security INTC 0.17% , to meet with beleaguered customers. It struck him that they did not need more anti-malware and antivirus products, the traditional realm of information security, so much as software oriented toward tradecraft and technique, the domain of cyberspies. Co-founder and CTO Dmitri Alperovitch, then McAfee’s head of threat intelligence, agreed. […]


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