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Maverick* Research: Stop Protecting Your Apps; It's Time for Apps to Protect Themselves

Published: 25 September 2014

ID: G00269825

Analyst(s): Joseph Feiman


Modern security fails to test and protect all apps. Therefore, apps must be capable of security self-testing, self-diagnostics and self-protection. It should be a CISO top priority. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table Of Contents


  • *Maverick Research
  • There's an Urgent Need to Change Security Priorities
  • Self-Protection
    • RASP Definition and Implementations
    • Using RASP With Other Security Technologies
    • Self-Protection Maturity Timeline and Adoption Drivers
  • Self-Testing/Diagnostics
    • Self-Testing Definition and Implementations
    • Self-Diagnostics
    • Using Self-Testing With Other Security Testing Technologies
    • Self-Testing Maturity Timeline and Adoption Drivers

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