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Security Readers' Choice Awards 2013
The winners of the Information Security Readers' Choice Awards 2013 are tallied, and presented in this issue. More than 1,000 readers voted for the best security products in 19 categories, including five new award categories this year: "Cloud Security," "Data Loss Prevention," "Encryption," "Mobile Data Security" and "Unified Threat Management."
The issue also features an in-depth article by Dr. Anton Chuvakin, who discusses SIEM analytics and how to implement processes and best practices to take advantage of the security monitoring capabilities that make these tools effective. VMware's Martin Casado shares his first-hand account of the security foundation of software-defined networking and its implications for network virtualization. We also debut a column on technology risk management and economics this month by security expert Peter Lindstrom, principal of Spire Security.
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Features in this issue
In this special report, Gartner's Anton Chuvakin uses SIEM processes to show how security monitoring can make or break a SIEM implementation.
Expect Microsoft Word to write the next great American novel? Success or failure with SIEM products rests on your security monitoring capabilities.
SDN is a design with security as its foundation, and it has the potential to solve traditional networking's glaring security issues.
Columns in this issue
We've tallied the votes in our Readers' Choice Awards 2013. Find out the best security products of the year.
In his inaugural Security Economics column, Peter Lindstrom looks at technology risk management, and how to make the hard decisions pay off.
Iowa State University recruits industry professionals and hackers to provide students with "real-world" security education.