Gartner Research

How to Respond to the 2019 Threat Landscape

Published: 16 August 2019

ID: G00414610

Analyst(s): Jeremy D'Hoinne


Understanding widespread security threat trends helps create security issue awareness, but often is not the best focus for security teams. Security and risk management leaders should confront the threat landscape based on a continuous assessment of threat and business evolutions.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Continually Evaluate How Your Existing Defenses Adapt to Microtrends
    • Email
    • Identity
  • Build Foundations to Design a Continuous Security Posture Assessment
  • Engage in a Cross-Team Effort to Approach a More Continuous Exposure Assessment
    • Insider Threats
    • API Security
  • Strengthen Resiliency Against Attacks the Organization is Ill-Prepared to Prevent or Detect
    • The Nation State Adversary Example
  • Conclusion

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