Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2017

Archived Published: 28 July 2017 ID: G00314199


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Application security is a central component of enterprise security. Organizations continue to struggle with adapting application security to trends like mobility and cloud, while applications remain one of the last control points for imposing the organization's security policy.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Application Security Testing Orchestration
      • Application Monitoring and Protection
      • API Threat Protection
      • Application Vulnerability Correlation
      • Container Security
      • Application Security Requirements and Threat Management
      • Business-Critical Application Security
    • At the Peak
      • Crowdsourced Security Testing Platforms
      • Bot Management
      • Mediated APIs
      • Format-Preserving Encryption
      • Mobile Threat Defense
      • User and Entity Behavior Analytics
      • Privacy by Design
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Runtime Application Self-Protection
      • Protected Mobile Browsers
      • Enterprise Mobile App Stores
      • Application Shielding
      • DevSecOps
      • Dynamic Data Masking
      • Interactive Application Security Testing
      • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Managed WLAN
      • Mobile Application Security Testing
      • SOA Testing
      • Software Composition Analysis
      • Application Security Professional Services
      • Database Audit and Protection
      • Web Application Firewalls
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Application Security as a Service
      • Static Application Security Testing
      • Application Control
      • SIEM
      • Dynamic Application Security Testing
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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