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Use a Steering Group to Drive Vulnerability Management

Published: 11 March 2019

ID: G00382390

Analyst(s): Craig Lawson , Toby Bussa


When they lack formal governance processes, security and risk management leaders often struggle with where to start and how to develop their vulnerability management programs. Here, Gartner provides guidance on why and how an SRM leader may need to establish a steering group for a VM program.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Stakeholders Empowered to Make Decisions for Their Areas of Responsibility in the VM Steering Group
  • Implement a Stakeholder Group, Leveraging a Steering Committee
  • Document a Vision, Charter, Operating Model and Roles for VM Governance

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