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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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Orchestration

Tools that enable faster response to security threats by connecting, collecting, and analyzing alert data from disparate security systems and processes. 

Vendor: Phantom

Enabling automated decision-making across device and applications by integrating data from existing enterprise security technologies.
	
Factors to Watch

- Community-powered security automation
- Extensive use of Playbooks for automating SOC responses
- Well-funded with more $23 million raised in venture funding



Key Executives: Founder and CEO Oliver Friedrichs is a serial entrepreneur. Companies he has launched include Immunet and Secure Networks. Co-founder and CTO Sourabh Satish leads the engineering effort with more than 175 technology patents in his name.

Founded: 2014

Vendor: Swimlane

Security automation and orchestration platform for centralizing security alerts, automating resolution, and producing dashboards.
	
Factors to Watch

- Integrations with key security partners including HPE, Trend Micro, McAfee, Symantec, and CrowdStrike
- Multiple use cases for threat analysts, security managers, and security executives
- Completed a $6 million Series A funding rounding in early 2017 to accelerate market growth



Key Executives: Founder and CEO Cody Cornell began his career in the US Coast Guard and had stints at DHS and the US Defense Information Systems Agency. Co-founder Brian Kafenbaum, is an advisor to the company and previously co-founded Phoenix Data Security with Cody Cornell.

Founded: 2014

Analyst Commentary: Syncurity has some interesting options for increasing SOC analyst productivity through playbook automation, SANS' Pescatore says.

There are several others vying for attention in this sector, Lindstrom notes, pointing to Cybric, Cybersponse, IBM/Resilient, FireEye/Invotas, ServiceNow, and SIEMplify, as examples.

'There's a lot of really good innovation here,' ESG's Oltsik says. 'The question remains where does that technology live? Part of the SIEM, or is it stand-alone, or rolled into [something like] ServiceNow? The market hasn't decided yet.'

Image Source: furtseff via Shutterstock

Orchestration

Tools that enable faster response to security threats by connecting, collecting, and analyzing alert data from disparate security systems and processes.

Vendor: Phantom

Enabling automated decision-making across device and applications by integrating data from existing enterprise security technologies.

Factors to Watch

  • Community-powered security automation
  • Extensive use of Playbooks for automating SOC responses
  • Well-funded with more $23 million raised in venture funding

Key Executives: Founder and CEO Oliver Friedrichs is a serial entrepreneur. Companies he has launched include Immunet and Secure Networks. Co-founder and CTO Sourabh Satish leads the engineering effort with more than 175 technology patents in his name.

Founded: 2014

Vendor: Swimlane

Security automation and orchestration platform for centralizing security alerts, automating resolution, and producing dashboards.

Factors to Watch

  • Integrations with key security partners including HPE, Trend Micro, McAfee, Symantec, and CrowdStrike
  • Multiple use cases for threat analysts, security managers, and security executives
  • Completed a $6 million Series A funding rounding in early 2017 to accelerate market growth

Key Executives: Founder and CEO Cody Cornell began his career in the US Coast Guard and had stints at DHS and the US Defense Information Systems Agency. Co-founder Brian Kafenbaum, is an advisor to the company and previously co-founded Phoenix Data Security with Cody Cornell.

Founded: 2014

Analyst Commentary: Syncurity has some interesting options for increasing SOC analyst productivity through playbook automation, SANS' Pescatore says.

There are several others vying for attention in this sector, Lindstrom notes, pointing to Cybric, Cybersponse, IBM/Resilient, FireEye/Invotas, ServiceNow, and SIEMplify, as examples.

"There's a lot of really good innovation here," ESG's Oltsik says. "The question remains where does that technology live? Part of the SIEM, or is it stand-alone, or rolled into [something like] ServiceNow? The market hasnt decided yet."

Image Source: furtseff via Shutterstock

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