Gartner Research

Market Trends: IT Governance, Risk and Compliance Management, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 20 March 2013

ID: G00245583

Analyst(s): Lawrence Pingree


Product marketing and product management professionals will want to read this research to stay ahead of the game by understanding the emergence of real-time, context-aware, IT risk and compliance capabilities and other emerging trends in the latest IT GRCM products.

Table Of Contents


  • Market Definition

Market Trend

  • Managed Security Services Providers Enter the Market With IT Governance Risk and Compliance Services
  • Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Controls Now Important for IT GRCM Customers Supporting U.S. Federal Cloud Initiatives
  • Compliance Management Support Expands to Include Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems for Critical Infrastructure Protection and COBIT 5
  • Buyers Trend
    • Data Privacy Concerns Driving Adoption of Security Controls and IT GRCM Products
    • Market Confusion Still Exists Regarding the Definition and Differences Between IT GRCM, EGRC and Security Operations Products
  • Regional Trend
    • Market Demand Expands Globally for IT GRCM Products, Especially in the United States and the EU
  • Technology Trend
    • Emergence of Virtualized Environment and Public/Private Cloud Compliance Assessment and Management Capabilities
    • IT GRCM Expands to Include Contextual Information Into Security Assessments
    • "What-If" Scenario Modeling Features Expand to Help Organizations Assess Potential Risks
    • Expansion of IT GRCM Products Into Big Data Enables Greater Visibility and May Help Identify Emerging Security Risks
    • Customizable Business "Risk Registers" Increasingly Important for Mature Security Programs
    • IT GRCM Seeks to Gain Real-Time Risk Intelligence Through Security Information and Event Management Integration
    • SaaS Offerings Enter the Market for Small and Midsize Business Compliance
    • Expansion Into Compliance Management for Mobility Initiatives

Vendors to Watch

  • Agiliance
  • Allgress
  • MetricStream
  • Modulo
  • Symantec
  • Other Notable Vendors in This Market

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