Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Endpoint Security, 2019

Published: 31 July 2019

ID: G00369982

Analyst(s): Dionisio Zumerle , John Girard


Endpoint attacks are proliferating at the same time that endpoint access requirements are becoming more sophisticated than ever. It is time for security and risk management leaders to structure the way they follow best practices and to adopt the innovations that are reaching the age of maturity.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • At the Peak
    • DLP for Mobile Devices
    • Browser Isolation
    • Managed Detection and Response
    • IoT Security
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobile Threat Defense
    • Device Endpoint Security for Frontline
    • Unified Endpoint Management
    • Virtual Mobile Infrastructure
    • Zero Trust Network Access (Software-Defined Perimeter)
    • Endpoint Detection and Response
    • In-App Protection
    • User and Entity Behavior Analytics
    • Secure Instant Communications
    • Trusted Environments
    • Mobile Identity
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Data Sanitization
    • Protected Browsers
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Enterprise Digital Rights Management
    • Secure Web Gateways
    • Secure Enterprise Data Communications
    • User Authentication Technologies
  • Entering the Plateau
    • BYOD
    • Endpoint Protection Platforms
    • Content Collaboration Platforms
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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