Legg Mason's Bourbeau: Cybersecurity is a growth area for years to come

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Peter Borbeau of Legg Mason
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Peter Borbeau of Legg Mason

Cybersecurity threats are becoming increasingly sophisticated, funded, and orchestrated. As recent data breaches illustrate, there is much more at stake for companies and governments from a liability, reputational and operational standpoint. Such breaches can be so harmful that organisations are making cybersecurity their top priority. Security has moved from a CTO responsibility to one where a company's CEO and board of directors are actively involved.

Shifts in the way we use technology are demanding a next generation approach to protecting the multitude of vulnerable endpoints these behaviors create. With mobility and cloud-based web applications, the whole architecture of security has had to change. Due to the myriad new security vulnerabilities, no one company has a monopoly on endpoint solutions.  The demand for redundant protection keeps increasing as businesses and consumers require more sophistication to stay ahead of the bad guys.  Palo Alto Networks has been on the forefront of this holistic approach to security. Its pr...

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