15 New Cybersecurity Products To Know: Q1 2023
For the first three months of the year, we’ve been following new product launches and updates in cloud security, XDR, SASE and more.
New Products To Know
An array of new cybersecurity product releases during the first quarter made for a busy start to 2023 in the security industry. Cybersecurity companies that announced major new products and feature updates during the first three months of the year included vendors such as CrowdStrike, Zscaler, Palo Alto Networks, Sophos and Microsoft.
Major themes of the cybersecurity product launches in Q1 included the use of AI and ML for improving cyberdefense, including the use of generative AI in a few cases. Key product segments that we tracked in the first quarter included cloud security, focused on protection of cloud environments such as AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud; secure access service edge (SASE) and zero trust network access (ZTNA) for protecting hybrid and remote workforce access to applications; and extended detection and response (XDR) for correlating security data across tools and prioritizing threats.
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As Q1 of 2023 came to a close, details about what could be one of the largest cyberattacks in recent memory came to light, as researchers from security vendors including CrowdStrike and SentinelOne disclosed that communications app maker 3CX — as well as an untold number of its end customers — had become the victim of a software supply chain attack reminiscent of the widely felt SolarWinds breach of 2020. The attack underscored the need for cybersecurity products that can pinpoint legitimate attacks amid the countless alerts produced by today’s threat detection tools, as well as the importance of protecting the software development process.
What follows are the key details on 15 new cybersecurity products to know from Q1 of 2023.