2012 Planning Guide: Security and Risk Management


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Information security groups face economic volatility, a dangerous threat landscape, compliance and regulatory challenges, and sweeping changes across the IT landscape. In this Planning Guide, VP Distinguished Analyst Dan Blum and the Gartner for Technical Professionals Security and Risk Management team discuss security trends and planning considerations for 2012.

Table of Contents

  • Summary of Findings
  • Introduction
  • Industry Overview
    • Macro Trends
    • Security Trends
      • Security Market Drivers
    • Market and Technology Trends
      • Endpoint Security and Mobility
      • Network and Data Center Security
      • Application and Software Security
      • Data Security
      • Identity and Access Management
      • Cloud Security
      • Monitoring Trends
      • Security Programs and Governance
      • IT-GRC Tools
      • Vulnerability Management
    • Setting Priorities
  • Recommended Reading
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