Is there really no innovation in information security?
Is this really true?
Voltage has created an innovation or two, and because that's the sort of stuff that I see on a day-to-day basis, my first thought was that this can't possibly be true. After all, if we're doing it, others must be doing it too.
But then I remembered going last year's RSA Conference and how unimpressed I was by what vendors were offering. I didn't really see much that I thought was innovative. (No, no CEO claiming that the next 12 months were going to be "the year of PKI" doesn't count as the sort or innovation that we're interested in here.)
This year's conference isn't too far off. It starts at the end of next month, and this year I'll be looking at what I see at it in terms of checking whether or not the claim that there's not enough innovation in the industry is true. I hope that I'll see some good counterexamples, but I'm really not expecting to.