Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Data and Collaboration Security, 2014

Published: 21 July 2014

ID: G00260755

Analyst(s): Jay Heiser


Enterprise boundaries continue to blur as information is shared between partner organizations, cloud applications and unmanaged endpoints, especially personally owned devices. These trends are forcing greater use of application layer and data layer security technology.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • SaaS Platform Security Management
    • Limited Disclosure Technology
    • File Analysis
  • At the Peak
    • Automatic Content Recognition
    • Information Dispersal Algorithms
    • Cloud Data Protection Gateways
    • Data Wiping
    • Data Center Storage Encryption
    • Trusted Viewing
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobile Application Security Testing
    • Interoperable Storage Encryption
    • Enterprise Key Management
    • IaaS Container Encryption
    • Enterprise Digital Rights Management
    • Trusted Portable Storage Security
    • Board of Directors Communications Systems
    • Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Database Audit and Protection
    • Storage Tape Encryption
    • Tokenization
    • Database Encryption
    • Fraud Detection
    • Static Data Masking
    • Content-Aware DLP for Email
    • Data Encryption Technologies, HDDs and SSDs
    • Email Encryption
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Managed File Transfer
    • Virtual Data Rooms
    • Mobile Data Protection
    • E-Signatures
    • Consumer Digital Rights Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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