Nine Questions to Ask When Selecting a Security Vendor

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Is their technology 'just right,' not overly mature and not too bleeding edge?

This is not a Goldilocks question: one size does not fit all. You may be sophisticated enough (and sufficiently prominent as a target) to have an appetite for less mature technology. Other folks don't have the resources for the leading edge and may see the latest technology as risky in and of itself. How well do your vendors match up against your particular posture toward innovation?

You need it. They claim to have it. What questions should you be asking as you hunt for the "just right" vendor to help you defend against the most sophisticated and determined adversaries? 

Will Irace, vice president, Security Evangelism at General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, recently shared his top questions to ask when vetting security vendors.

 

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