In a fast booming digital realm, there occurs frequent wars between the defenders and thieves of data and it is sarcastically described as a cat-and-mouse game. Immediately after a defensive action to one form of black-hat malicious behavior by the white hats, another malevolent form rears its ugly head. Therefore, the varying requirements in the data security landscape paved the need for more advanced and competitive solutions. Legacy security methods such as antivirus and firewall systems are facing several setbacks in confronting the newer threats in this regard. Therefore, security solution and service providers in this arena are striding towards much advanced solutions to meet the requirements of the business realm. The major focus of the solution providers is to prevent the black-hats from accessing the assets either centralized or end devices of the entities which bear data. Several organizations are occupied with advanced end-to-end encryption solutions and team collaboration measures to keep them safe from the cyber attack. Moreover, several solution providers are hitting the market with more competitive methods in the direction such as hardware authentication, user-behavioral analytics, data loss prevention, deep learning with the use of AI and machine learning. Such advancements in this regard can make a massive leap towards a secure work place for the companies.
In the last few months, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, CISOs, and analysts including Enterprise Security editorial board reviewed the top companies in the domain, and shortlisted the ones that are at the helm of tackling the dynamic challenges of Information Security. The companies compiled in this issue have exhibited extensive business process knowledge, along with in-depth, integrated, and innovative strategies in the security space.
In this edition of Enterprise Security, we present you the “Top 10 Information Security Solution Providers – 2018.”