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Emerging IT Security Technologies: 13 Categories, 26 Vendors

A rundown of some of the hottest security product areas, and vendors helping to shape them.
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Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

An emerging category of security products for detecting, responding, and mitigating endpoint security threats. 

Vendor: Carbon Black

Cloud-delivered endpoint threat prevention, detection, and response platform.
	
Factors to Watch

- Big data analytics, predictive security capabilities
- Threat hunting and IR support for SOCs
- Rumored IPO in 2018



Key Executives: President and CEO Patrick Morley has been at the helm since 2007 and shepherded the company's merger with Bit9 in 2014. He was previously CEO at Imprivata Corp.

Founded: 2011

Vendor: Cybereason

Automated threat hunting and active monitoring of endpoint devices for detecting and mitigating known and unknown threats.
	
Factors to Watch

- Data correlation, Machine Learning technologies
- Support for enterprise-wide attack, incident visualization
- Well-funded with $189 million raised so far from top VCs including $100 million from SoftBank in June 2017



Key Executives: Several members of Cybereason's executive team are former members of the Israeli Defense Forces. CEO and co-founder Lior Div previously served as a commander of a cybersecurity team at unit 8200 of the Israeli Intelligence Corps.

Founded: 2012

Image Source: LeoWolfertvia Shutterstock

Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

An emerging category of security products for detecting, responding, and mitigating endpoint security threats.

Vendor: Carbon Black

Cloud-delivered endpoint threat prevention, detection, and response platform.

Factors to Watch

  • Big data analytics, predictive security capabilities
  • Threat hunting and IR support for SOCs
  • Rumored IPO in 2018

Key Executives: President and CEO Patrick Morley has been at the helm since 2007 and shepherded the company's merger with Bit9 in 2014. He was previously CEO at Imprivata Corp.

Founded: 2011

Vendor: Cybereason

Automated threat hunting and active monitoring of endpoint devices for detecting and mitigating known and unknown threats.

Factors to Watch

  • Data correlation, Machine Learning technologies
  • Support for enterprise-wide attack, incident visualization
  • Well-funded with $189 million raised so far from top VCs including $100 million from SoftBank in June 2017

Key Executives: Several members of Cybereason's executive team are former members of the Israeli Defense Forces. CEO and co-founder Lior Div previously served as a commander of a cybersecurity team at unit 8200 of the Israeli Intelligence Corps.

Founded: 2012

Image Source: LeoWolfertvia Shutterstock

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