It appears as if providing a solid security service is a more challenging task than first thought. However, end users seem insistent that software services are no doubt the future model, and security will follow that trend.
Much like in Nolan's trilogy concluding movie, The Dark Knight Rises, Gotham City eventually realises that Batman is a symbol of hope, and not one of disruption and chaos. The IT industry seems to be siding with software providing vendors, too, and security-as-a-service may just be its Dark Knight.
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