Gartner Research

Best Practices for Moving Up the Information Security Maturity Curve

Published: 11 August 2009

ID: G00169940

Analyst(s): Tom Scholtz


The maturity of the information security program is a key indicator of the effectiveness and efficiency of security activities, and of the overall risk posture of the organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Program Maturity Phases
  • Moving From Blissful Ignorance to Awareness
  • Moving From Awareness to the Corrective Phase
  • Evolving From Corrective to Operations Excellence
  • General Observations on Program Maturity

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