Gartner Research

Budgeting for the SaaS Security Gap

Published: 28 January 2015

ID: G00271282

Analyst(s): Sid Deshpande, Craig Lawson


The growing use of SaaS in the enterprise is inevitable because of its business benefits, but it creates new risks that must be addressed. This research helps security leaders build a business case for a SaaS security budget and avoid losing control over critical data and processes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Shadow IT Still Needs to Be Identified and Secured
  • Dealing With the SaaS Security Budget Quandary
  • Promote SaaS Security Internally Based on Your Organization's Profile
  • Determining What It Will Cost
  • Allow for the Shades of Gray

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