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Five Security Technologies to Watch in 2017

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January 2017 2 darkreading.com Register Register Previous Next Previous Next These emerging tools and services promise to make a difference in 2017. Are they on your company's list? A s enterprises prepare for another year of fighting against cyberattacks, their confidence in their defenses continues to wane. In a 2016 survey, 72% of IT security professionals attending the Black Hat conference said it is likely that they will have to respond to a major se- curity breach in the next 12 months (see chart, p. 6). Nearly three- quarters said they don't believe they have enough staff or budget to meet the threat (see chart, p. 7). And so the search for technological solutions continues. After spending nearly $74 billion on information security products in 2016, analyst firm IDC estimates that businesses worldwide will spend even more in the coming year — and a staggering $101.6 billion in 2020. Where will those dollars go? Much of the spending will be focused on securing new computing environments, such as cloud services and the Internet of Things (IoT), which present the potential for new By Jaikumar Vijayan Five Security Technologies to Watch in 2017 A Network Manager's Guide to Ransomware Content Spotlight Provided by:

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