As we close 2017, reflecting on the year's happenings and how these might impact the future is a natural occurrence. This one's different, though, as it has brought on broader and more faceted musings. Not only are we wrapping up what has been sometimes a challenging and other times exhilarating 12 months for us in this fast-paced, ever-changing infosec industry, we at SC are looking forward to another milestone - the year 2019 when we turn 30 years old.
Verdict: This one really demands your attention if you are working in a hybrid environment. We have seen nothing that quite compares and the technology used is both unique and innovative. For its hybrid focus this is one of our Recommended products this month.
Verdict: While this is not a true next generation tool, neither is it a traditional one. This is one of those unique products that has, truly, carved its own niche and it has done that quite well.
Verdict: Tufin is a progressive and capable vendor in this space. We have watched their product evolve over the years and it is very good example of the next generation risk and policy management genre.
Verdict: This is a capable tool and meets its objectives well.
Verdict: For a pure-play GRC this is about the most solid product we’ve seen. If GRC is what you want, and you need next generation, look at this one. We predict you’ll like what you see.
Verdict: This always has been one of our top picks over the years. This year it did not disappoint us, even though it has moved to a new home. We make this our Recommended traditional products this month.
Verdict: When it comes to change management it is hard to beat this tool. But along with that it is a very competent cyber risk management platform. Well worth your time, even if you have other GRC tools that it can work alongside. This is our next generation Recommended tool this ...
Verdict: This one is worth a close look. It has all the tools you need to manage the security on your enterprise and it is very straightforward to use.
Verdict: As a traditional GRC, this one demands your attention for its price vs. performance and flexibility. As you add modules the price will climb, of course, but the basic starting point is very reasonable.
Verdict: For a next generation tool this one cannot be beat for the price. It is solid, comprehensive and the user interface and drill-downs are clean and well thought-out. For its price and performance we make this one our Best Buy this month.