Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Risk Management, 2018

Published: 13 July 2018

ID: G00338659

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler


Digital business risks and cybersecurity challenges are increasing. Security and risk management leaders must understand evolving innovations to help organizations mature by simplifying, automating and integrating strategic, operational and IT risk management processes and data.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Chaos Engineering
    • Digital Risk Management
    • Blockchain for Data Security
  • At the Peak
    • Design Thinking
    • Integrated Risk Management
    • IoT Security
    • Privacy Impact Assessments
    • Data Classification
    • Digital Ethics
    • File Analysis
    • Security Rating Services
    • Data and Analytics Governance
    • Bimodal IT Operations
    • Privacy by Design
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Enterprise Fraud and Misuse Management
    • Privacy Management Tools
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • IT Vendor Risk Management
    • End-to-End Risk Management
    • Operational Technology Security
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Crisis/Emergency Management Platforms
    • E-Discovery Software
    • Hazard Risk Analysis and Communications Services
    • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)
    • Corporate Compliance and Oversight
    • Enterprise Legal Management
    • SIEM
    • Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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