SecureWorks, Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks are the leading companies in the network security theme, according to the latest Thematic Scorecard for the security software sector from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Network security refers to the use of specialized hardware and software to protect the underlying networking infrastructure from unauthorized access, misuse, malfunction, modification, or destruction.
All three companies gained the highest Thematic score (5 out of 5) for the network security theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the security software sector. A Thematic score of 5 out of 5 indicates that the companies’ competitive position in this theme will significantly improve their future performance.
On their tail, with scores of 4 out of 5, are IBM, Dell, SAIC, SingTel, TrendMicro, Raytheon, Sophos, Rambus, Bae Systems, Ahnlab, FireEye and Cisco.
GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard ranks companies within a sector on the basis of overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future performance.