Gartner Research

Address Cybersecurity in Data You Don't Own or Control

Published: 22 June 2016

ID: G00299323

Analyst(s): Paul Proctor , Jie Zhang , Jay Heiser


In the world of digital business, every enterprise is a link in a global chain. Data flows through and is stored in locations and third parties outside of the organization's ownership and beyond their control, requiring enterprise risk and security teams to alter their cybersecurity strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Map Data Ownership and Data Flow Outside Your Perimeter
  • Catalog Contractual Terms and Service-Level Agreements; Assess Risk
  • Choose Your Battles, Make Risk-Based Decisions
  • Leverage New Technologies
  • Procure Expertise Regarding Legal and Regulatory Development

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