Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2018

Published: 17 July 2018

ID: G00338717

Analyst(s): Bart Willemsen


Security and risk management leaders with a focus on privacy have to take into account both regulatory and technological evolutions. Privacy laws and relevant techniques that aid in compliance are both covered in this research, allowing the prioritization of relevant requirements and investments.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Consent Management
    • Privacy In India
    • Zero Knowledge Proofs
    • UMA
    • Blockchain for IAM
    • Blockchain for Data Security
    • Privacy in China
    • Data Breach Response
    • Personification
    • Multiparty Computing
  • At the Peak
    • Privacy Impact Assessments
    • Data Classification
    • Digital Ethics
    • File Analysis
    • Format-Preserving Encryption
    • Mobile Threat Defense
    • Privacy by Design
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • PHI Consent Management
    • Privacy in Asia/Pacific
    • Cloud Data Protection Gateways
    • EU General Data Protection Regulation
    • Cloud Application Discovery
    • Privacy Management Tools
    • Privacy in Japan
    • Data Sanitization
    • Secure Instant Communications
    • Dynamic Data Masking
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Privacy in Russia
    • Privacy in South Korea
    • U.S. Privacy Laws
  • Climbing the Slope
    • E-Discovery Software
    • IT Risk Management Solutions
    • Privacy in South America
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Test Data Management
    • Cloud Security Assessments
    • Database Audit and Protection
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Database Encryption
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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