According to IDC research, the complexity of managing security technologies is the third-highest challenge organizations will face over the next year. IDC believes this need for more integrated solutions will force secure content management (SCM) vendors to shift from a single type of protection toward a focus on broad protection from a wide range of emerging threats to enterprise security.

"The secure content management (SCM) market is quickly evolving from standalone products to one featuring more comprehensive security solutions," said Brian Burke, research manager for IDC's Security Products program. "SCM vendors are moving away from a focus on a single type of protection, such as antivirus, toward a focus on brand protection from a wide range of emerging threats to enterprise security."

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