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The great vendor splendour: Choosing technology in a crowded marketplace
Choosing vendors can be like a trip to IKEA. You go into the process with a clearly defined idea, and a few hours later exit carrying a tangled mess in a basket that you can’t pronounce and might never use. With so many vendors, how do security teams navigate this gauntlet successfully to focus their technology buying? With the cloud and APIs growing in prevalence, how does this impact the issue?
We bring together three experts in cutting through the noise in cybersecurity to help us answer these questions and more….
As a writer and broadcaster, Stephen Pritchard has contributed to the Financial Times, the BBC, The Independent, The Times, The Guardian, and The Telegraph. He has also written for Information Age, CNBC Magazine, Infosecurity, Computer Weekly, and a range of trade and professional titles.
Stephen now specializes in writing about security and information technology, as well as producing and presenting videos and podcasts in the field. He is the editor and presenter of the Security Insights podcast.
Anisha has over 10 years’ experience of working in the cybersecurity sector and is predominantly responsible for driving security maturity improvement programmes and building out a SOC (Security Operations Centre) capability for a variety of customers across all types of industries (most notably: KPMG, Coca Cola European Partners, Legal & General, Refinitiv & Dell Secureworks).
Her role requires her to support organisations from a People, Process and Technology perspective, which has often resulted in evaluating & operationalising new security technologies and MSSPs (Managed Security Service Providers) to ensure it meets an organisation’s requirements and reduce their risk exposure.
Ian is a Cyber Security Architect at Trend Micro, advising large companies on cyber risks and building resilience.
Ian has worked at some of the industry’s leading companies in technical advisory roles, including Sophos, ForcePoint and most recently Trend Micro. Ian is a speaker at industry events and frequently interviewed by key technology publications.
Trend Micro, a global cybersecurity leader, helps make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Fueled by decades of security expertise, global threat research, and continuous innovation, our cybersecurity platform protects 500,000+ organizations and 250+ million individuals across clouds, networks, devices, and endpoints.
As a leader in cloud and enterprise cybersecurity, our platform delivers central visibility for better, faster detection and response and a powerful range of advanced threat defence techniques optimized for environments, like AWS, Microsoft, and Google.