This week Gartner released its Cool Vendor report for Cloud and Emerging Technology Security – and there we were: Soha Systems named Cool Vendor by Gartner. Boom. Holy Popcorn Batman! What a great honor it is to see the impact Soha is having on the market recognized by one of the world’s premier analyst firms in this way.
In my last post, I wrote how the move to the cloud, popularity of mobility and the sharing economy has created a new normal - the Outside-In Enterprise – and how this new reality has broken the enterprise security model. In the Outside-In enterprise, the majority of users are coming in from the outside of the corporate network. Increasingly badged employees, contractors and third parties gain access to on-premise, corporate network and cloud computing resources from the Internet.
In the wake of ongoing data breaches, organizations are spending more money to ensure their networks and applications – and the data they possess – remain secure. After the Target breach, 61 percent of organizations increased their security budgets by an average of 34 percent in 2014, according to a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.