Gartner Research

Market Guide for Vulnerability Assessment

Published: 05 December 2016

ID: G00294756

Analyst(s): Prateek Bhajanka , Oliver Rochford


The vulnerability assessment market is mature, but it is being challenged by the need to cover changing device demographics and emerging technologies. Security and risk management leaders seeking a VA solution must evaluate vendors carefully for ongoing commitment to these trends.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Web Application Scanning
  • Security Configuration Assessment
  • Cloud and Operational Technology Asset Assessment
  • Assessment Methods
  • Analysis of Vulnerability Risk Impact and Remediation Prioritization

Representative Vendors

Market Recommendations

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