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Jeff has more than 25 years of experience analyzing the cybersecurity technology market and providing guidance to vendors. He possesses one of the longest-running and most accurate forecast track records in cybersecurity technology, with forecast models dating back to 1997.

Jeff covers the complex interactions between products, traditional managed services, SaaS, and cloud security. He is an expert in cybersecurity hardware, software, and services for firewalls/NGFW/UTM, IDS/IPS, secure access, cloud security, web and mail security, DDoS mitigation, data center and carrier security, security operations platforms, SCADA/ICS and IoT security.

A thought leader in the cybersecurity technology space, Jeff is frequently quoted in the press, leads webinars, speaks at industry and customer events, and is a highly sought-after strategy consultant to startups, service providers, security technology companies, and the investment community.

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Network Security Appliances and Software - Quarterly Market Tracker: Q3 2020

12/15/2020
Before COVID-19, vendors were generally reporting strength across their portfolios, good traction for firewalls as the key platform for network security, and strong traction for the integration of next-generation ATP protection and virtualization and cloud applications. Many pre-COVID-19 trends still hold true. Overall, the cybersecurity technology market has been very resilient in the first year of the pandemic, with multiple vendors revising their CY20 projections up in the 2Q20 and 3Q20 earnings announcements.

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Content Security Gateway Appliances, Software, and SaaS: Q3 2020 Analysis

12/14/2020
Although the market for traditional messaging and web/malware security gateways has been trending flat to down, SaaS, network ATP, and CASB have been growing aggressively, signaling a shift to new deployment models and solutions that deal directly with unknown threats. For this market, the impact of COVID-19 is an immediate acceleration of those trends already in place.

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