'Digital transformation' has become the de facto term for describing the way large organisations are moving from legacy IT to what IDC describes as the 'Third Platform' (based around the four pillars of social, mobile, analytics and cloud). But as this metamorphosis occurs, there's an underlying element that underpins all of the above: security.

Without a robust set of security solutions in place, managing, maintaining and most importantly growing a business in the digital economy becomes at best extremely difficult, at worst nigh-on impossible. Despite the pouring over $80bn into this sector, it shows no sign of slowing and is, according to this IDC article, due to keep going north.

Having many years of experience working with countless security vendors has exposed us here at Kingpin to the constantly changing security landscape. It's also placed us at the very cutting edge of both the provider and the needs of the audience.