ASMAG Security Top 50 Rankings

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 27, 2013

Recently, we have received questions about using the ASMAG Security Top 50 Rankings. These rankings order security manufacturers based on total annual revenue, listing the 'top' manufacturers. While they can be helpful, it is easy to misuse them. In this note, we provide guidance on how to do so while not drawing misleading conclusions.

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