and respond rapidly to market changes will fare well, according to experts. In this podcast, Andy Jones, a researcher with the UK-based Information Security Forum, explains how to develop an effective security strategy to deal with large projects and defend the budget. Paul Adamonis, director of security solutions at Forsythe Security talks about how to navigate industry consolidation by developing a buying strategy; and Sandra Kay Miller gives her observations of the industry and explains why some companies may not fare well in this era of consolidation. (Runtime: 25:01).
In IT security, vendor size does not compute: With consolidation gripping the security industry, companies are seeking out the most stable security vendors, but analysts and experts say the biggest firms aren't necessarily the most prudent investment.
Verizon to acquire Cybertrust: Verizon Business announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Herndon, Va.-based information security services provider for an undisclosed price.