Gartner Research

ITScore for Information Security

Published: 21 June 2013

ID: G00239171

Analyst(s): Tom Scholtz , Jay Heiser


A comprehensive information security program can significantly limit enterprise exposure to business-critical risks. CISOs must continuously assess and improve the maturity of risk control processes, and Gartner's ITScore maturity assessment can help.

Table Of Contents


  • An Introduction to the ITScore Approach to Information Security Maturity
  • Measured Dimensions

Overview of Maturity Levels or Phases

Level Descriptions

  • Level 1: Initial
  • Level 2: Developing
  • Level 3: Defined
  • Level 4: Managed
  • Level 5: Optimizing

How to Use This Assessment

  • Directions for Use

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