Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2015

Published: 09 July 2015

ID: G00277759

Analyst(s): Joseph Feiman

Summary

Applications and data, not the infrastructure, are the main focus of modern cyberattacks. Application security markets further evolve to secure Web, cloud and mobile applications.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Software-Defined Application Services
  • At the Peak
    • Runtime Application Self-Protection
    • Mobile Application Hardening
    • Protected Mobile Browsers
    • DevSecOps
    • Mobile Application Development Platform Security Capabilities
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Application Shielding
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Enterprise Mobile App Stores
    • Interactive Application Security Testing
    • Mobile Application Security Testing
    • Dynamic Data Masking
    • Security Intelligence
    • SOA Testing
    • Software Composition Analysis
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Application Security Professional Services
    • Database Audit and Protection
    • Application Security as a Service
    • Tokenization
    • Web Application Firewalls
    • Application Control
    • Application Obfuscation
    • Context-Aware Security
    • Static Data Masking
    • Static Application Security Testing
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Fraud Detection
    • SIEM
    • Dynamic Application Security Testing
    • Mobile Data Protection
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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