Gartner Research

Security of Applications and Data for Technical Professionals Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375930

Analyst(s): Joerg Fritsch , Patrick Hevesi , Michael Isbitski , Mike Wonham

Summary

This primer focuses on providing detailed guidance for securing applications, data generated by applications, and data generated or used by the organization to conduct business. Technical professionals must secure these critical assets to mitigate risk of incidents and breaches.

Table Of Contents

Scope

Analysis

  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do we establish application security processes to support agile development methodologies and DevOps practices?
    • What is necessary to validate security of custom code and acquired applications?
    • How can an application and supporting application infrastructure be secured in production?
    • What is required to enable successful data security?
    • How can we put in place a data-centric security architecture?
    • How do we make DLP work effectively?
    • Do we need separate data classification tools, or is DLP enough?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading

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