Gartner Research

2017 Security Outlook

Published: 04 November 2016

ID: G00338792

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


In many ways, the trends that define 2017 will resemble those in past years: the scarcity of cyber talent will remain pervasive, gaps in controls hygiene and employee awareness will represent CISOs’ greatest risks, and advanced attacks aren’t going anywhere. But in other ways, 2017 represents an inflection point. Information Security’s current model, spanning strategy, governance, and security operations, will be strained by the demands of digitization.

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