Here we are in 2017, and it seems as if there is at least one new security firm filing papers in Delaware almost every day. Cybersecurity is a hot topic, with security threats and attacks increasing at a rate never seen before. This is creating a demand for fixes, and cybersecurity is big business with CIO magazine placing cybersecurity as one of their eight hottest startup trends of 2017.
Fifteen years ago the security market was much smaller with an eclectic mix of commercial and open source tools. Now we have a tidal wave of security vendors offering a staggering number of options. This leaves security practitioners with a real problem: How do we balance the best of the new with the risks that our organizations face when we must consider legacy tools and infrastructure?
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Avani Desai is a Principal and the Executive Vice President at Schellman. Avani has more than 15 years of experience in IT attestation, risk management, compliance and privacy. Avani’s primary focus is on emerging healthcare issues and privacy concerns for organizations. Named as one of the 2017 Global Leaders in Consulting by Consulting Magazine she has also been featured and published in the ISSA Journal, ITSP Magazine, ISACA Journal, Information Security Buzz, Healthcare Tech Outlook, and many more.More Content by Avani Desai