Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2011



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As attacks become more financially motivated and organizations get better at securing their infrastructures, there has been a shift in attacks to the application level. To address new risks, technology markets for application and data security emerged, offering protection for these critical assets.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Mobile Fraud Detection
      • Dynamic Data Masking
      • Digital Watermarking
      • Interactive Application Security Testing
      • Enterprise Security Intelligence
      • Mobile Application Security Testing
      • SOA Testing
      • Application Shielding
    • At the Peak
      • Context-Aware Security
      • Application Security as a Service
      • Application Security Professional Services
      • Privacy Management Tools
      • Model-Driven Security
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Tokenization
      • Identity and Access Intelligence
      • Software Composition Analysis
      • Fraud Detection
      • Application Control
      • Mobile Data Protection
      • Application-to-Application Password Management Tools
      • Database Activity Monitoring (DAM)
      • Application Obfuscation
      • Static Application Security Testing
      • Static Data Masking
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Web Application Firewalls
      • Dynamic Application Security Testing
      • XML Firewalls
      • SIEM
    • Entering the Plateau
      • ERP SOD Controls
      • Web Access Management
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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