Gartner Research

Cybersecurity Scenario 2025: Outrageous Intelligence

Published: 15 June 2017

ID: G00330961

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Wheatman , F. Christian Byrnes


Future CISOs must change the ways they manage and communicate about risk in the future of digital business. Successful security and risk management leaders should leverage Gartner's Cognition/Sentiment Model to make better risk trade-offs and lead the conversation at the board level.

Table Of Contents


  • Introducing Gartner's Cognition/Sentiment Model
  • Under Pressure: Decision Making by Future Security and Risk Management Executives
    • X-Axis Analysis — Decisions: Instinct to Intelligence
    • Y-Axis Analysis — Communication: Outrage to Apathy
  • Quadrant Analysis
    • Outrageous Instinct
    • Intelligent Outrage
    • Apathetic Intelligence
    • Apathetic Instinct
  • Change Is the Constant: Preparing for 2025
  • Conclusions

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