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Emerging Technology Analysis: Threat Intelligence Gateways

Published: 02 November 2017

ID: G00335056

Analyst(s): Ruggero Contu , Lawrence Pingree


Emerging threat intelligence gateway technologies create opportunities within the traditional network security market. Smart technology strategic planners would take advantage of this situation, creating new offerings and adding to existing revenue.

Table Of Contents


  • Global Expansion of Internet Threats Continues
  • Threat Intelligence Must Move Closer to Threatening Activity, With a Prevention Focus
  • Multifunction Appliances Are Too Limited in Facing Today's Threats
  • Technology Description
    • Threat Intelligence Gateways Emerge to Deliver Intelligence-Based Prevention
    • Market Definition
  • Technology Adoption
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • Emerging TI-Enabling Chips and Machine-Learning-Enhanced Enforcement
    • TIGs Expand the Network Security Storyline, Moving It Temporarily Beyond the Firewall
    • Indicators Are Expanding Exponentially, Exacerbated by the Adoption of IP Version 6
    • Actions for the Next Six to 18 Months
  • References

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