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Published: 19 Oct 2012

Security threats and vulnerabilities have exploded in recent years. Attackers are more sophisticated and focused on information that has tangible value. The result for many organizations worldwide is an outpouring of time and money on security that never seems to slow down. Sound familiar? If so, you're not alone. Organizations everywhere have gotten caught up in what many see as a security arms race. An ongoing investment in security technologies means constant maintenance and upgrades across multiple tools to stay current with the threat landscape -- regardless whether or not this supports the strategic priorities of the business. More than a few wonder if there isn't a better way to manage this investment more intelligently. For many, the answer is the increasingly popular alternative of security software-as-a-service (SaaS). Software hosted by a third-party service provider has become well established for business applications, but security SaaS is different. While any SaaS offering may offer functionality to enhance security such as access control or ... Access >>>

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