What's Affecting The Security Market?
Midmarket companies are looking to step up their game when it comes to cybersecurity. According to a joint research study with IDC and CRN parent company The Channel Company, midmarket IT customers are looking to make investments in cloud, endpoint, network, data security and more, IDC Analyst and Research Manager, Information Security Rob Westervelt said in a presentation at the XChange Solution Provider 2017 event's Security University, being held in National Harbor, Md., this week. Driving those investments is a realization that midmarket companies aren't exempt from the rising tide of attacks across all industries, he said. Here are eight security trends that are affecting that market, and where customers say they are looking to place budget bets in the year to come.