Worldwide security software revenue totaled $19.9 billion in 2013, a 4.9 percent increase from 2012 revenue of $19.0 billion, according to Gartner, Inc.
While the interest and buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown steadily in recent years, the seemingly endless market promise continues to become reality.
The dynamic nature of security threats and network traffic has challenged the efficacy of legacy firewall systems, paving the way for next generation firewalls (NGFW) and unified threat management (UTM) solutions.
Over the years, I’ve seen large security companies put together “Franken-mergers” that never worked well.
Proofpoint has acquired NetCitadel, a pioneer in the field of automated security incident response.