Gartner Research

Endpoint and Mobile Security Primer for 2016

Published: 19 January 2016

ID: G00293033

Analyst(s): John Girard , Lawrence Orans


IT leaders face a chaos of multiplatform, mobile and personal ownership challenges amid increasingly chaotic work styles. Gartner's 2016 endpoint and mobile security research will guide you to design effective, comprehensive, cost-effective and manageable endpoint security programs.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do we architect a superior organizational response to the constant changes and challenges of mobile and endpoint security?
    • How do we improve user awareness of mobile and endpoint security and privacy needs and gain more cooperation?
    • How do we create user-friendly mobile and endpoint security and privacy experiences?
    • How do we make smart decisions about investments in mobile and endpoint security technologies and their subsequent retirements?
    • How do we bring small mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) up to par with best practices expected for workstation-class endpoint devices?
    • How should we secure and protect data on endpoint and mobile devices?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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