Solution Providers Say Focus On Application, DevOps Security At All-Time High Solution Providers Say Focus On Application, DevOps Security At All-Time High

The latest trend on the rise in the security market has solution providers and vendors making investments to position themselves to help customers secure their applications.

Andrew Howard, CTO of Switzerland-based Kudelski Security, said a growing threat landscape and an expanding application footprint have laid the groundwork for increased demand for web and application security.

“We’re absolutely seeing growth in that area,” Howard said.

Application security has always been on customers’ radar but seems to be moving up the priority list, according to Howard, who added that it is now one of the top five security priorities for most chief information security officers. CISOs are looking to move beyond application security as a compliance checkbox, launching full application security teams and looking to boost their capabilities around securing applications, he said.

 

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