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Nine Questions to Ask When Selecting a Security Vendor

  • Nine Questions to Ask When Selecting a Security Vendor-

    Do they integrate with and complement other components in your information security stack?

    We don't live in a vacuum. Vendors all have to play nice, and you'll be more successful when all of your security technologies are working together as one solution. Make sure you invest in technologies with well-documented and provably usable APIs, well-defined use cases for integration, and available integration services to help you make the most of those integration opportunities.

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Nine Questions to Ask When Selecting a Security Vendor

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    Do they integrate with and complement other components in your information security stack?

    We don't live in a vacuum. Vendors all have to play nice, and you'll be more successful when all of your security technologies are working together as one solution. Make sure you invest in technologies with well-documented and provably usable APIs, well-defined use cases for integration, and available integration services to help you make the most of those integration opportunities.

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.