ESG Research Report: Network Security Trends in the Era of Cloud and Mobile Computing
ESG Research Report

Aug 19, 2014
In order to accurately assess organizations’ network security policies, processes, organizations, and technologies, ESG recently surveyed 397 security professionals representing enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America. All respondents were responsible for or directly involved in the planning, implementation, or operations of their organization’s network security policies, processes, or technical safeguards.

Page Count: 61
Table of Contents
  • Executive Summary
    • Report Conclusions
  • Introduction
    • Research Objectives
  • Research Findings
    • ESG’s Network Security Segmentation Model
    • The Network Security Landscape
    • The State of Network Security
    • Network and Security Staffing
    • Network Security Technology
    • Use of Network Access Controls
    • Next-generation Firewalls (NGFWs)
    • Network-based Anti-Malware
    • Security, Virtualization, and Software-defined Networking (SDN)
  • Conclusion
    • Research Implications for Information Security Vendors
    • Research Implications for IT and Information Security Professionals
  • Research Methodology
  • Respondent Demographics
    • Respondents by Role
    • Respondents by Number of Employees
    • Respondents by Industry
    • Respondents by Annual Revenue