Investment has flooded into the “hot” infosec sector as everyone attempts to get a piece of the action. There are several instruments available in every field; nevertheless, not all of them can be successful. Furthermore, it’s conceivable that big companies may acquire minor players in order to strengthen their services.
This occurs across the board in technology, and as (if) the recession begins to bite, now is an excellent opportunity to pick up some deals. Additionally, some of the tools aren’t all that effective; they all target an extremely narrow market and won’t ever really catch on. Finally, as funds get tight, there will probably be some casualties.