Who is top dog in security vendor land?

CRN Intelligence’s latest piece of research focuses exclusively on security vendors, and for the first time we can reveal who has snared the top spots in our five technology categories. Were you one of them?

CRN, in partnership with The 2112 Group, evaluated 32 vendors in five major security technology categories – end-point security, security appliances, email security, web filtering, and security information and event management (SIEM).

Larry Walsh, CEO and chief analyst of The 2112 Group, and author of the report, stressed how vital security is for modern-day businesses.

“Security breaches are on the rise as sophisticated malware, organised hacks, state-sponsored surveillance and online criminal activity escalate,” he said. “Every year, hundreds of millions of pieces of financial, medical, and personal data are compromised or stolen. Businesses are losing billions of pounds in stolen intellectual property. And data-encrypting malware is now holding valuable information hostage.

“If one thing is clear, it’s this: businesses desperately need security technology to protect their digital data, assets and systems.”

> Read the full article at channelweb.co.uk