Monday, April 10, 2006

RED HERRING | Q&A: Vontu's Michael Wolfe

"Until recently, most companies worried about outside threats like viruses, worms, and hacker attacks. But now companies are looking more closely at people who are already inside their networks. Watching employees, enforcing company policy, and monitoring data that leave the network has become big business.

The worldwide market for insider threat management segment or what IDC calls ├»¿½outbound content compliance├»¿½ could be worth $1.9-billion by 2009, according to the research firm (see Protection from Inside Out). It is one of the reasons why a number of startups have flooded the security market offering to protect companies from data leakage. "

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