Application security - the next frontier?

Wednesday, 21 May 2003, 11:10 AM EST

Last week Checkpoint confirmed that it is branching out into new areas, notably application security.

Why is Checkpoint interested?

The proposition that the perimeter is everything is not a valid one. Business, in technology terms, is much more interactive than it has ever been. Collaboration is king. This means that the welcome mat is out for customers, partners and suppliers, extending services and optimising the value chain.

The emergence and slow, though inevitable, take-up of Web Services indicates that aggregated applications will be commonplace.

Not only does this fundamentally change the way we do business, it changes the way we do security. If companies such as Checkpoint are to sustain their market share, they have to evolve or die.

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