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China Summary Translation: 'Hype Cycle for Data Security, 2015'

Published: 28 March 2016

ID: G00302920

Analyst(s): Matthew Cheung , Brian Lowans


Data security must evolve to treat data as an asset that is becoming pervasive across traditional data silo boundaries on-premises and in big data platforms and public clouds. Hacking, data residency and compliance issues are challenging the implementation of data-centric security policies.

Table Of Contents


Hype Cycle for Data Security, 2015


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Information Valuation and Infonomics
    • Limited Disclosure Technology
    • Data Classification
    • File Analysis
  • At the Peak
    • SaaS Platform Security Management
    • Information Dispersal Algorithms
    • Cloud Data Protection Gateways
    • Data Sanitization
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Trusted Viewing
    • Cloud Storage Gateway
    • Enterprise Key Management
    • File-Centric Audit and Protection
    • IaaS Container Encryption
    • Interoperable Storage Encryption
    • Enterprise Digital Rights Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Board of Directors Communications Systems
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Database Audit and Protection
    • Tokenization
    • Trusted Portable Storage Security
    • Database Encryption
    • Data Encryption Technologies, HDDs and SSDs
    • Static Data Masking
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Fraud Detection
    • Email Encryption
    • Managed File Transfer
    • Mobile Data Protection
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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