The dismal economy has put the brakes on a lot of security projects, but the need to maintain the basics and automate some security functions has fueled interest in managed security services and some specific security areas, according to analysts at Gartner Inc.
Despite the dour economy, core security software functions are on pace to continue to grow, said Adam Hils, a principal research analyst with Gartner Research. Antivirus, antimalware and email security will continue to gain interest. New projects will be driven by regulatory compliance initiatives and areas affected by cost cutting measures. Read the full story [techtarget.com]