Doug Bedell — May 9, 2014, 11:06 am

Cyber Security a Booming Market

The cyber security market – protecting against electronic intrusion, tampering and theft – is hot and growing rapidly. in a post on Information Week’s Dark Reading blog, Rick Gordon explains why.

Cybercrime, Gordon notes, is a growing threat; a vast array of Internet-connected devices has emerged; people are increasingly mindful of cyber risks, and “the competitive (information security) market is finally rewarding innovation.” No longer can cyber security companies simply “milk their antivirus cows.”

Thus cyber security is, unfortunately, providing another illustration of how booming markets trigger competitive zeal.

Here’s a further pertinent post, from eWeek, on “10 Reasons Today’s Malware Threats Require Defense in Depth.”

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