Gartner Research

Threat and Vulnerability Management Primer for 2017

Published: 24 January 2017

ID: G00318257

Analyst(s): Oliver Rochford


In 2017, Gartner's threat and vulnerability management research will advise security teams on how to maximize their security posture and anticipate threats. We will provide best practices and technology analysis to help clients defend against threats and use threat intelligence more strategically.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can vulnerability management help to defend against advanced threats?
    • What are the most effective technologies and best practices to discover, assess and remediate vulnerabilities?
    • Which are the leading providers of threat and vulnerability management solutions, and what are their key offerings, differentiators and strategies?
    • How can threat intelligence be used effectively and more strategically?
    • How do I get the most value out of my penetration testing budget?
    • How do I implement a security awareness training program?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.