Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

How Consolidation Can Plug Holes in Your Security Stack

WatchGuard's Corey Nachreiner on the Benefits of Consolidating Vendors and Tools
Corey Nachreiner, chief security officer, WatchGuard Technologies

Looking to rationalize their security stacks and narrow their lists of critical suppliers, cybersecurity leaders are eyeing new consolidation strategies. WatchGuard's Corey Nachreiner opens up on the benefits of working with a single vendor or a small group of vendors.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Nachreiner discusses:

  • How adversaries take advantage of the complexity enterprises have created;
  • The role of automation in consolidating vendors and tools;
  • How WatchGuard helps customers approach consolidation.

Nachreiner spearheads WatchGuard's cybersecurity and security technology vision. Previously, he was the director of strategy and research and CTO at WatchGuard. Nachreiner has operated at the front line of cybersecurity for 23 years and for over a decade has been evaluating and making accurate predictions about information security trends. His expertise and ability to dissect complex security topics make him a sought-after speaker at forums such as Gartner, Infosec and RSA, and he is a regular contributor to leading publications including CNET, Dark Reading, Forbes, eWeek, Help Net Security, Information Week and Infosecurity. He delivered WatchGuard's "Daily Security Byte" video on Facebook and co-hosts "The 443 - Security Simplified" podcast.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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