9 reasons why the death of the security appliance is inevitable

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach.

Organizations are used to appliances being the workhorse of their protection needs. There are appliances for everything from firewalls, to Intrusion Detection Systems, Web Security Gateways, Email Security Gateways, Web Application Firewalls, and Advanced Threat Protection.

But as crucial as security appliances are today, they are eventually going to die out as they get increasingly less effective, requiring detection to be pushed to the machines that need protection.    Here are the nine reasons why:

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