Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2019

Published: 11 July 2019

ID: G00369460

Analyst(s): Bart Willemsen


Security and risk management leaders treating technology, information and resilience risk must place privacy as a top three priority. Laws and privacy-preserving technologies that protect business value and brand image are covered in depth, allowing prioritization of risk and investment.

Table Of Contents


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

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