Gartner Research

Technology Trends in Government, 2019-2020: Adaptive Security

Published: 16 September 2019

ID: G00421863

Analyst(s): Rick Howard , Katell Thielemann


An exponential rise in government cyberattacks is driving the need for governments to adopt new security approaches. Government CIOs need to understand that adaptive security is a top technology trend this year and they need to learn how and why it can affect their organizations in significant ways.

Table Of Contents


  • Trend Description
  • Implications
  • Actions
  • Methodology

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.