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Who's got the power in the IT security world?

From Apple, to Symantec and Anonymous, lots of people, companies and groups influence the IT security world

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Power — it’s about industry influence or setting security standards or breaking into networks or defending them. These are some of the most powerful and influential groups operating in the security realm today.  



The Gartner consulting firm and its information-technology analysts carry outsized influence with their reports on security products, service and practices. Enterprise customers use Gartner “Magic Quadrants” to make buying decisions; vendors fear not being in them.

  • Who's got the power?
  • Symantec
  • Apple
  • VMware
  • Cisco
  • Gartner
  • Russian and Chinese cybercriminals
  • Microsoft
  • The PCI Security Standards Council



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