As the shares of cybersecurity companies zoom to new heights, there may be good reason: The topic of information and network security remains the number one issue for customers plotting their cloud technologies and services.
Last week I rambled through the RSA Conference in San Francisco for a day and then later heard from technology experts at the Netevents Cloud Innovation Summit in Tiburon, Calif. The conclusion from a variety of sources seems to be this: Security technology is failing to protect networks and data as the bad guys get more sophisticated in their attacks.
"The security market is fundamentally broken," RSA President Amit Yorannew told attendees of an RSA press conference. "The approach that our industry has taken is irreparably flawed, and we have to change."
Some more indications that this has become consensus: