Using Overlapping Security Products Doesn't Improve Detection
Some large enterprises deploy a variety of technologies in the same product category with the hope that one detection engine can catch what another one misses. Deploying overlapping security products often fails to improve detection, according to Pirc. NSS Labs testing finds from an empirical data perspective that no gains can be made with that strategy, he said. Organizations need to be using multiple layers of technologies from different tiers to gain the most effective defenses.