2011 Trends to Watch: Security

Date: November 22, 2010
Pages: 15
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Introduction

Security needs are growing fast. Business faces a large-scale and well-resourced criminal network. Additionally there is a growing threat of cyber espionage and a need to meet ever more stringent compliance benchmarks. At the same time, businesses are becoming more inherently vulnerable through the greater use of autometed collaborative processes, and more flexible and mobile workforces.

Features and benefits
  • Understand how the security priorities are changing for businesses
  • Understand what you need to do to maintain and improve your security posture
Highlights

Enterprises face a pincer movement between the demands of regulatory compliance and the threats that are present in the cyber environment. Cloud services add their own particular challenges to this picture. We see examples, such as banking, where enterprises are turing to their customers to help provide security to the business environment.

Your key questions answered
  • What are the curren trends in security provision and need
  • How is the industry responding to these needs

SUMMARY

Catalyst
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Key messages

BUSINESS TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGY ENABLERS

Security technologies are focused horizontally

COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS PLACE ADDITIONAL BURDENS ON SECURITY

Meeting existing requirements
Emerging requirements

CLOUD SERVICES BRING NEW SECURITY CHALLENGES

The challenges
The response
Security requirements

VIRTUALIZATION BRINGS BOTH OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR IMPROVING SECURITY

Virtualization on the server
End-point virtualization

ENTERPRISES SUCH AS BANKS ARE PROVIDING SECURITY FOR USERS OUTSIDE THE ORGANIZATION

Partnership between entities becomes real
Online banking customers receive help from their banks
Service providers can deliver clean-pipe protection for their customers

THE HOLISTIC VIEW OFFERS HOPE FOR IMPROVED SECURITY

The security industry has to collaborate more than the attackers do
Technology has to be agile

THE RANGE OF THREATS CONTINUES TO GROW

Defenders continue to be hampered by not knowing when they are attacked
State-sponsored cyber attacks are now a threat to the commercial world

DEMAND FOR SECURITY ON EMBEDDED DEVICES IS GROWING

The embedded security market is being driven by smart phones
Concern is increasing around the use of process-control chips

RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommendations for enterprises
Recommendations for vendors

APPENDIX

Further reading
Methodology
Authors
Ovum Consulting
Disclaimer

TABLES

Table: Horizontal trends to watch: security
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