In today's cloud-based and mobile-security world, data and applications regularly operate both inside and outside any supposed "traditional" network perimeter, and that makes them tough to secure, say F5 Networks' Preston Hogue and Greg Maudsley.
How can businesses ensure that the content coming into an application is executed safely, and that the application itself isn't under attack? That's the problem being addressed by Prevoty, says CEO Julien Bellanger.
Trying to consume threat data remains a difficult and highly manual process, says Solutionary's Joseph Blankenship. But better machine learning and artificial intelligence could make the task easier for enterprises.
To better secure enterprise networks, as well as detect and respond more rapidly to data breaches, businesses need to know the who, what, where, when and why of all endpoints that connect to network resoruces, says ForeScout's Sandeep Kumar.
Rogue applications designed to impersonate a company's corporate brand are increasingly prevalent, offering attackers an easy way to fool online users into downloading malicious apps aimed at compromising credentials, says Arian Evans of the online security firm RiskIQ.
Malware researchers can track important technical details about attacks, but shutting down cybercrime networks requires law enforcement agencies to take the next step, says Alexander Erofeev of Kaspersky Lab.
To deliver effective information sharing and threat intelligence, the security industry must settle on a single set of threat-sharing standards, says David Duncan of the Internet security firm Webroot.
To mitigate the threat posed by malicious insiders or attackers who compromise real users' credentials, businesses must create and monitor a baseline of legitimate user behavior and activities, says Idan Tendler, CEO of Fortscale.
As organizations increasingly focus on securing critical data, they mustn't overlook one huge vulnerability: enterprise email. Steven Malone of Mimecast discusses the latest in unified email management.
To secure the growing number of devices being used within enterprises requires organizations to be sure they're providing the right access to the right resources for the right people, says Ping Identity's Nat Klassen.
Automating processes could help organizations tackle the shortage of cybersecurity practitioners by making the job of analyzing threats simpler and more efficient, says Jessica Gulick, a vice president at security provider CSG Invotas.