Gartner Research

Transform Your Security Team to Deal With Digital Business Risk

Published: 09 August 2016

ID: G00272450

Analyst(s): Earl Perkins

Summary

Security organizations cannot remain static in an age of digital change. Organizations must build an adaptive and resilient digital security practice to address new demands from digital business.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • New security concerns brought on by increasing technology complexity are creating pressure on today's IT security organizations and requiring changes from them
  • Skills shortages and awareness of changes are driving security teams to depend on external sourcing for newer skills requirements in management and operation
  • The growing use of diverse devices at the business "edge" is driving organizations' increased need for skills for, and management of, supply chain security, both physical and digital
  • Safety and reliability concerns are forcing new digital security organizations to include cyberphysical skills and technology use for managing "systems of systems"

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