Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Risk Management, 2017

Published: 19 July 2017

ID: G00313840

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler


Risk management is rapidly maturing as a discipline to harness the benefits of digital business innovation in a safe and secure way. Risk management and security leaders should use this Hype Cycle to mature their risk management programs.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Digital Risk Management
    • Blockchain for Data Security
    • Design Thinking
    • Privacy Impact Assessments
    • Digital Ethics
  • At the Peak
    • IoT Security
    • Security Rating Services
    • Integrated Risk Management
    • Bimodal IT Operations
    • Social Media Risk Management
    • User and Entity Behavior Analytics
    • Information Governance
    • Predictive Analytics
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloud Application Discovery
    • Enterprise Fraud and Misuse Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Privacy Management Tools
    • IT Vendor Risk Management
    • End-to-End Risk Management
    • COBIT
    • Operational Technology Security
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)
    • E-Discovery Software
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Crisis/Emergency Management Platforms
    • Hazard Risk Analysis and Communication Services
    • BCM Program Solutions
    • IT Risk Management Solutions
    • Operational Risk Management
    • Corporate Compliance and Oversight
    • Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
    • Enterprise Legal Management
    • Database Audit and Protection
    • User Authentication Technologies
  • Entering the Plateau
    • SIEM
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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