As more organizations migrate to the cloud, will cybersecurity companies stop providing on-prem threat solutions?

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Managing Partner & CISO in Software, 11 - 50 employees
A lot of founders do want to solve the problem but they only solve half of it. Then we're caught in this world of haves and have nots. We will quickly get into a world where there are post-cloud companies who will eventually move to completely serverless technology and architecture—with data rehydration the moment anything changes—and then this other world of legacy.

If the infrastructure and tools are not secure by design, as provided the moment you procure them, then in another 10-15 years you'll have people who just live in this wild west and can't run a business anymore. They won't be able to do anything except be hacked and respond to breaches. They will be stuck in that iterative cycle. And there will be plenty of people who will sell them tons of services to do incident response and give them all sorts of tools for threat intelligence. But as an industry we need to drive better accountability on this issue and actually solve for the SMB. Few, if any, of the products that come out actually solve for the SMB market because they want the big logos.
CISO in Software, 51 - 200 employees
A lot of people are going to the cloud, as they should be, which will solve a lot of this. But at the same time, we have manufacturers, hospitals and all these other industries that require on-prem networks and hardware, etc. I come from an industry where we have robots with a certain level of firmware that are only validated on Windows XP or Windows 7, which you can't patch, update or put AV on. I spent years trying to protect those devices and the only way to do it effectively is put everything in its own VLAN, with a whole bunch of switch rules and firewall rules. And it's impossible to maintain group policy objects (GPOs) because GPO has been around since Windows NT or Windows 2000, and those haven't changed, either.

At some point, we need to take our network—whether it's cloud or on-prem and just flip it on its head. I'm waiting for that person and/or company to emerge and show us something different. I know everything has to be compatible and able to migrate over but we have smart enough people to figure something out that is secured by design to help us in this journey.
Director of IT in Software, 201 - 500 employees
I think the future is hybrid, there always will be some components on-prem so providing on-prem threat solutions are not going away any time soon

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CTO in Software, 201 - 500 employees
Without a doubt - Technical Debt! It's a ball and chain that creates an ever increasing drag on any organization, stifles innovation, and prevents transformation.
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