Piecemeal Security Solutions Cost Firms Dearly

Companies unwittingly purchase and manage overlapping security solutions.

The piecemeal approach to information security has lead many companies to unwittingly purchasing and managing overlapping security solutions, according to security vendor Aladdin Knowledge Systems Inc.

The company said an integrated approach would cost $48,200 against $178,000 for point products for 1,000 users. Inspecting the same piece of traffic numerous times doesnt make much sense, the company said.

Aladdin is a supplier of integrated content security appliances, under the eSafe brand.

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