Gartner Research

Focus on Use Cases to Select Your Security Analytics

Published: 15 January 2018

ID: G00347573

Analyst(s): Gorka Sadowski , Pete Shoard , Erick Brethenoux


Security analytics isn't a market; it's a set of methods and technologies that vendors implement to address some security use cases. To reduce vendor hype and to optimize investments in security analytics tools, SRM leaders need to analyze their use cases, and map them to security analytics methods.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Resist the Urgency to Buy New Tools Until You Know Your Use Cases
  • Capture Your Use Cases in a Methodical Way, or Risk Failure
  • Categorize Your Use Cases With the Extended CARTA Adaptive Security Posture Framework
  • Start Simple, and Be Ready to Deliver on Complex Use Cases

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