Security

Zscaler Digital Experience Raises The Bar For Application Monitoring And More

Last week, Zscaler announced several significant enhancements to its Zscaler Digital Experience (ZDX) service. ZDX aims to provide visibility into user, connectivity and application telemetry to help resolve user experience issues. I spoke with executives ahead of the launch and would like to share my takeaways from the conversation.  Application monitoring  A handful of application …

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Google Stresses Hybrid, Security, All-In Customers At Cloud Next ‘21

Two weeks ago was busy for us tech analysts, tech events from Google, Apple and Dell. First on the docket was Google Cloud Next—Google’s annual conference for its enterprise customers and developers, held virtually for the second year in a row. There were many announcements to sift through, but this year’s big headlines revolved around …

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BoxWorks 2021: Advancing Security, Mobile, And Integrated Offerings

In many instances where I discuss digital transformation, the company Box comes into the conversation as a key player with the Box Content Cloud. A few weeks ago, Box held its annual BoxWorks conference, where it announced new and what I consider exciting collaboration and security capabilities. These new capabilities and integrations add on to the Box …

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Living Security Aims To Deliver Human Security Risk Management

Cybersecurity is arguably one of the hottest technology sectors today. Venture capital funds invest millions of dollars into startups while most companies tout the benefits of zero trust and secure application access. What often gets lost in these conversations is that most of the fallout from phishing and ransomware attacks is a direct result from …

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Aura Now Offering Digital Security Platform To Businesses As An Employee-First Solution

Aura is a security platform that I have been keeping a close eye on for the last couple of months. I have even been using it myself as it incrementally rolls out its full suite of security, financial fraud, and identity theft prevention products and services. You can read my overview of Aura’s offerings and how …

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Yes, The World Does Need Another Consumer Digital Security Offering

Last month, Digital Security Company Aura launched its new consumer security and identity theft protection service to the public. Over the past 25 years of consumer technology, the general public has had its fair share of computer security and virus protection services. Grudgingly you might be thinking of Norton or McAfee software services that are …

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Gee Rittenhouse And Cisco’s Vision To Democratize Security

When one thinks of Cisco, it is typically in regard to networking infrastructure and the associated products, software and services. However, I wanted to learn more about the company’s focus on security, an area where I have recently expanded my coverage as an analyst. The other day I had the opportunity to speak with Gee …

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Zscaler – In Zero We Trust

Earlier this week, I attended the fourth annual Zscaler Zenith Live event. RSA Conference is regarded by many as the perennial annual cybersecurity event, but I honestly found Zenith Live more informative on several fronts. Today, I would like to share my insights into what I found most compelling at the event. Three components to …

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IT & Security Operations Teams Must Be Ready For 2021 And Beyond

Due to COVID-19, 2020 will be widely regarded as the year that work moved home. In reality, it was the year work moved to the cloud and everywhere in between. As a result, endpoint management and endpoint security are now the cornerstones of effective protection and the foundation for the next generation of security. As …

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What’s New With Samsung Smartphone Security

Security has become one of the number one things that keeps CIOs up at night. I don’t blame them for stressing over it—when you are fighting against nation-state budgets and other adversaries with near limitless damage potential, security is a big deal. At our firm, we cover IoT end point security, the cloud datacenter and …

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Rackspace Technology Charges The Hill On Security In A Multicloud World

Recently Rackspace Technology held its analyst day to showcase its new strategy and product offerings. Having followed Rackspace for many years, I can attest that the company never wavers in its commitment to customer satisfaction. Additionally, Rackspace leverages technology to solve actual business problems rather than just technology for the sake of technology. Rackspace’s customer-focused approach, or …

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Digging Deeper On HPE’s Latest Security Announcements

October kicks off National Cyber Security Month. In what seems to be an annual event, HPE made some security-related announcements that set the company up uniquely in the IT solutions provider market. What are those announcements, and what do they mean for IT organizations? I’ll unpack all of this and give my perspective in the …

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IBM Delivering Confidential Computing Since 2016 While Many Still Talking About It

I will probably get some feedback on my assertion in the title of this blog. But the truth is, as many of you are painfully aware, it’s hard to compare security between vendors because there aren’t benchmarks like there are for the performance of a workload. The challenge is further compounded by the fact there …

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Google Advances Its Cloud Security At Google Cloud Next Week 4

This week is a busy one for a tech analyst, with major announcements from both Samsung and Google. I’ve been covering Google Cloud Next’s announcements throughout the past couple of months, and have written on the company’s new G Suite features as well as some new partnerships and security/trust capabilities. Tuesday, I tuned into the Security & Trust …

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Amazon Establishes Counterfeit Crime Unit To Combat Fake Products

Last week, Amazon announced that is has established a Counterfeit Crime Unit to help combat the billions of counterfeit listings that are attempted each year on Amazon. You can access Amazon’s full announcement post here. Everyday counterfeiters are trying to sell inferior quality goods on Amazon under the brand name of other companies. These counterfeiters often infringe …

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Privacy And Information Are The New Cloud Currency And Google Owns The Mint

Over the past few months, most public cloud providers and their counterparts have doubled down on security. Recently, Google pushed multiple new security enhancements to augment its already secure ecosystem. The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has come a long way in assuaging privacy and security concerns. However, the kicker with GGP remains—you must be within …

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Palo Alto Networks Builds On Its Vision For Securing The World

Article by Chris Wilder. I kept a close eye on Palo Alto Networks , even prior to launching the cybersecurity practice at Moor Insights & Strategy at the beginning of 2019. Companies like PAN continue to innovate and keep up with this changing industry, while others are more complacent. Recently, Palo Alto Networks provided the analyst community …

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Intel’s Leadership Role In Aligning The Industry On Spectre And Meltdown Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Intel While the public discussion on Spectre and Meltdown and daily stories have died down, for now, I wanted to pull back the lens and talk about some broader perspectives I have been thinking about. The reason I think it is important to analyze some of the broader areas is that Spectre and Meltdown are …

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That Time Of Year Again: Cisco Systems Releases Its Annual Cybersecurity Report

Top takeaways from Cisco’s security report Last week, Cisco Systems released the 2018 edition of its Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR) you can find here. The report, compiled from a survey of 3,600 chief security officers (CSOs) and security operations leaders from across the globe, seeks to highlight emerging threats in the rapidly evolving landscape of …

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