Gartner Research

Information Security Management Program Primer for 2019

Published: 08 January 2019

ID: G00375802

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Wheatman , Earl Perkins


Dramatic changes in business models affect information management and continue to drive information security programs. Security and risk management leaders must bring together governance, awareness, policies and processes to deliver a risk-driven information security management program.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can organizations develop, maintain and improve effective information security governance?
    • What best practices can organizations use to engage and communicate successfully with stakeholders?
    • How can organizations define a business-driven vision to promote desired cybersecurity and risk management?
    • What can organizations do to define, communicate and enforce security policies across the organization?
    • How do business and technology stakeholders plan information security budgets and staff?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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