Cover StoryThe exponential increase in devices and applications has increased the threat surface area in the form of cyberattacks and ransomware for an organization beyond traditional means. Setting critical business information at stake, these threats can adversely influence operational and financial aspects of the company. To secure essential data, enterprises are incorporating modern security solutions with multilayered protection embedded within hardware and software solutions to reduce risks. As part of their security strategy, organizations are utilizing analytics to gather deeper insights on anomalous network to identify and react to threats. On the other hand, technologies like cloud, mobile and big data are shaping today’s enterprise security trends. Enterprises are embracing cloud and mobile as a core component of their IT security to gain benefits of scalability, flexibility and simplicity. Cloud delivered and cloud administered security solutions are rapidly gaining traction in the enterprise scenario due to its advanced threat detection and learning algorithms. By leveraging the benefits of identity and access management technologies in the cloud, enterprises can enable secure access to apps and data. To help CIOs in navigating the Enterprise Security technology landscape, siliconindia is presenting a special edition on the Enterprise Security technology. A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts, including siliconindia editorial board has reviewed the top companies in the Enterprise Security solutions arena, and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling industry challenges. The listing provides a look into how these solutions work in the real world, so that organizations can gain a comprehensive understanding of what technologies are available and how they add value to the Enterprise Security domain. We present to you siliconindia’s 20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies 2017.
Suhas D. Joshi, Director, Enterprise Architecture Honeywell International, Inc.
Mouhanad Hammami, MD, MHSA, Director and County Health Officer, Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness, Wayne County, Michigan
Prasanna Dhore, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Equifax
Ritesh Ramesh, Chief Technologist Global Data and Analytics, PwC
Dushyant Sukhija, SVP-Global Operations, Unify
Sridhar Ramachandran,CTO, Numerex Corp
Harsh Tiwari, Chief Data Officer, CUNA Mutual Group
Krish Swamy, VP Advanced Analytics, Wells Fargo
Kiran Singh, CIO, United Acceptance
Sangy Vatsa, EVP & CIO, Comerica Bank [NYSE: CMA]
Anand Bhadouria, CTO, Hewlett Packard Enterprise