10 Emerging Security Technologies Gaining Interest, Adoption

3. APT Detection, Analysis

Security experts are recommending businesses consider detection, containment and analysis capabilities when it comes to attacks. Put simply, prevention isn't working. For that reason, Milpitas, Calif.-based FireEye has been gaining the attention of businesses because its platform no longer relies on signatures to detect attacks, according to Gartner. The virtual machine-based security platform sits inline and tests suspicious files in a virtual sandbox. Additionally, Cupertino, Calif.-based Taasera sells a virtual appliance that looks for early behavioral evidence of malware. Some network appliance makers are making advances as well. Finnish firewall maker Stonesoft, recently acquired by McAfee, uses a detection engine that looks for malware using anti-detection techniques.

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