Gartner Special Report Looks at Cybersecurity at the Speed of Digital Business
As organizations transition to digital business, a lack of directly owned infrastructure and services outside of IT's control will need to be addressed by cybersecurity, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner predicts that by 2020, 60 percent of digital businesses will suffer major service failures due to the inability of IT security teams to manage digital risk.
"Cybersecurity is a critical part of digital business with its broader external ecosystem and new challenges in an open digital world," said Paul Proctor, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. "Organizations will learn to live with acceptable levels of digital risk as business units innovate to discover what security they need and what they can afford. Digital ethics, analytics and a people-centric focus will be as important as technical controls."
Gartner has identified five key areas of focus for successfully addressing cybersecurity in digital business:
More detailed analysis is available in the Gartner Special Report "Cybersecurity at the Speed of Digital Business," a collection of research that addresses the new reality where IT organizations have little direct infrastructure and their biggest security concerns will come from services outside their control. Learn more in the complimentary Gartner webinar "Special Report: Cybersecurity is a Foundation for Digital Business."
Gartner analysts will take a deeper look at cybersecurity and digital risk at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2016. Upcoming dates and locations for the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2016 include:
Information from the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summits 2016 will be shared on Twitter using #GartnerSEC.
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