Lancope CISO: Palo Alto, Check Point Cannot Compete 'Effectively' Against Cisco's New Security
Taking The NaaS Approach
In the wake of Cisco unveiling its new security approach to embed security "everywhere" throughout the extended network, competitors like Palo Alto Networks and Check Point Software "simply cannot deliver" the same level of security, said Andrew Wild, chief information security officer for the networking security vendor Lancope.
The Alpharetta, Ga.-based security vendor is integrating its Lancope StealthWatch technology into Cisco's entire network infrastructure to increase visibility and control via the network as a "sensor and enforcer."
Wild, a security veteran who's held executive positions at EMC and Qualys, said using the so-called Network as-a-Sensor (NaaS) approach will win against its security competitors in the market and create differentiation for partners. Here's why.