Gartner Research

Security Operations and Vulnerability Management Primer for 2018

Published: 01 February 2018

ID: G00344072

Analyst(s): Kelly Kavanagh , Prateek Bhajanka


Security operations and vulnerability management are key elements of any effective security program. Gartner's 2018 research will guide security and risk management leaders as they investigate threats and detect and respond to incidents and attacks in their IT environments.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the most effective technologies and practices to identify and analyze security events of interest?
    • Who are the leading providers of security monitoring technologies and services?
    • Which best practices and emerging technologies can be used to orchestrate operational security tasks?
    • How can vulnerability management help to defend against advanced threats?
    • What are the most effective technologies available in the market to assess and remediate vulnerabilities?
    • How can threat intelligence be used effectively and more strategically?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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