Automated security management gaining favor

Monday, 21 March 2005, 2:53 PM EST

Businesses are piling onmore and more tools as they fend off mounting security threats. In the process, they're creating challenges for IT departments that have to manage all these different products and still maintain a bird's-eye view of the status of security of all their systems and networks.

"They have to evaluate each product separately," says Trent Henry, an analyst at research firm Burton Group. Without comprehensive management and analysis of all the intrusion-detection, firewall, and other point products, it can take too long to discover and determine the cause of malicious activity, Henry says.

By Martin J. Garvey at Security Pipeline.

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