Posts Tagged ‘McAfee’
RSA says that the future of identity and access management solutions will be contingent on its ability to adapt to shifting technological tides and advanced threats. That means that with the infusion of analytics and security intelligence, the IAM market is far from stagnant.
UTM firm WatchGuard launched support for Microsoft Hyper-V customers, who will have access to the firm’s spate of network security functions in virtual environments. It’s a move that also gives WatchGuard a bigger foot in the door when targeting enterprise markets.
On the heels of the Stonesoft acquisition that will position it better against next generation firewall competitors, McAfee has launched a power-driven IPS platform that it hopes will expand its reach amid a concerted network security push.
McAfee, an Intel subsidiary, announced the acquisition of Finland-based Stonesoft to rekindle efforts to penetrate the next-generation firewall market.
Tech Data is arming partners with a comprehensive enablement tool that eases all functions and businesses processes associated with a managed security services businesses — but several competitors are reaping the rewards of a strong head start in this space.
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Symantec is upping the value of its managed services offerings with Kaseya plug-ins for its flagship Backup Exec and Symantec Endpoint Protection products. The goal: making a bigger dent in growing SMB markets.
McAfee is making forays into the IAM space — or rather, the burgeoning cloud IAM space — with new single sign-on and one-time password authentication tools that take aim at legacy players.
Kaspersky Lab is eyeing federal and education verticals with the formation of a new State Local and Education (SLED) team. While its new public sector push will give the company some leverage against Top Two competitors Symantec and McAfee, the company will likely have to fight long and hard to capture market share from its larger rivals.
A McAfee study indicates the retail sector needs to address aging and outdated POS systems or face compliance penalties and security risks created by advanced threats. It might behoove the channel to revisit retail customers in order to rebuild security strategy from the ground up.