Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Enterprise Mobile Security, 2014

Published: 24 July 2014

ID: G00262244

Analyst(s): John Girard , Dionisio Zumerle


Technologies are flooding the mobile security market to address enterprise needs. Organizations need to evaluate technology maturity, and select solutions that not only satisfy security requirements, but, most importantly, are efficient, usable and integrate with the existing infrastructure.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Mobile Virtual Private Networks
    • Data Backup Tools For Mobile Devices
    • Mobile Malware Protection
    • Remote Mobile OS
    • Mobile Advanced Threat Defense
    • Content-Aware Mobile DLP
    • Mobile Platform Health Checks
    • Mobile Single Sign-On
    • Mobile Hardware Based Security Mechanisms
    • Mobile-Apt User Authentication Methods
    • Mobile Application Development Platform Security Capabilities
    • Mobile Application Hardening
    • Mobile Containers
    • Workspace Aggregators
  • At the Peak
    • Protected Mobile Browsers
    • Mobile Vulnerability Management Tools
    • EMM/MDM Security Capabilities
    • Mobile Voice Protection
    • Trusted Viewing
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobile Texting Protection
    • Enterprise Mobile App Stores
    • Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
    • Mobile Application Security Testing
    • Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS)
    • Mobile Device Virtualization
    • User Authentication to Mobile Devices
    • Secure Web Gateways
    • Data Disposal Tools For Mobile Devices
    • Board of Directors Communications Systems
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Hosted Virtual Desktops
    • Network Access Control
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Mobile Data Protection
    • WLAN IPS
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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