This article from SC Magazine takes a look at security spending. Traditionally dominated by the enterprise, security spending appears, at least to analyst Mike Rothman, to be experiencing more growth in the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) segment. Smaller financial institutions such as regional credit unions and health care organizations have increased their spending on security technologies.
Other interesting points:
- Many new technologies (UTM, etc.) are repackaged versions of older technologies
- Application security is getting traction with companies
- Access control is getting bigger in government