According to Zion Market Research, the global cyber security market was valued at $105.45 billion in 2015, is expected to reach $181.77 billion in 2021, and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% between 2016 and 2021. That said, if even one of the world’s technology conglomerates was equipped to provide a one-stop, foolproof security and compliance solution, we would not see statistics like this.
There is a high chance the majority of vendors of your endpoint operating systems may not be the best choice for your compliance/ security needs – a fact that is amply demonstrated by security conferences and vendor showcases. Your choice of tool for reacting to today’s cyber security threats must, therefore, have a ‘separation of duties.’ However, there are serious impediments in achieving this. The key points from a technical evaluation perspective are:
Cyber criminals may not care if you are compliant, but they sure will figure out if you’re not patched. Be smart and keep your end points up-to-date, it’s a win for security and compliance.
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