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SOURCE: Enterprise Management Associates
Lastest EMA Research Study Identifies Trend Transforming the Nature of Security
Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 17, 2012
In “The Rise of Data-Driven Security,” a new study of 200 medium-sized to large enterprises worldwide, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) has made some eye-opening discoveries about the extent to which organizations are embracing a more data-driven approach to information security:
Businesses need this capability to handle an avalanche of security data. Among respondents knowledgeable about security log and event data management in their organizations:
At the same time, organizations see opportunity in large and growing volumes of security-relevant data:
In this report, EMA Managing Research Director Scott Crawford explores three domains of the trend:
“It may surprise some to see the extent to which enterprises are embracing data-driven security,” says Crawford. “Our data indicate that organizations may be farther along than many suspect, giving data-driven efforts the potential to transform information security in many ways. The motivation and ability of vendors to capitalize on data-driven techniques are expanding these initiatives as well, aligning with vendor Cloud strategies and extending the benefits to a much wider range of businesses.”
“The Rise of Data-Driven Security” will be published by EMA next week, in concert with a Wednesday, May 23 Webinar in which Crawford will discuss research highlights. To attend, register at http://research.enterprisemanagement.com/data-driven-security-pr.html
About Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)
Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst firm that provides deep insight across the full spectrum of IT and data management technologies. EMA analysts leverage a unique combination of practical experience, insight into industry best practices, and in-depth knowledge of current and planned vendor solutions to help its clients achieve their goals. Learn more about EMA research, analysis, and consulting services for enterprise line of business users, IT professionals and IT vendors at http://www.enterprisemanagement.com or blogs.enterprisemanagement.com. You can also follow EMA on Twitter or EMA on Facebook.
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