Network World - Vertical Industry Information Security

Historically, information security has been a pretty horizontal domain. Regardless of your industry, company size, or geographic location, you needed security policies, physical security controls, and security technologies like firewalls and antivirus software. This remains true but over the past few years, we've seen a lot of growth in specialized information security requirements for different industry business processes….Imprivata went from a general purpose single sign-on appliance vendor to an Identity and Access Management (IAM) specialist in the health care industry.