Gartner Information Technology Research

Emerging Technology Analysis: Digital Risk Management

Published: 09 January 2020

ID: G00414493

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler

Summary

As organizations continue down the digital business transformation path, they will need a better understanding of their strategic, operational and IT risks. Product managers at IRM technology providers can improve their product portfolio by offering digital risk management solutions.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Technology Description
  • Technology Impact
    • Link Digital Business Strategic Outcomes and Digital Risk Assessment Results
    • Incorporate Tactical Security Vulnerability/Threat Assessments Into Business-Relevant Digital Risk Assessments
    • Utilize BI&A to Link Technology KRIs to Digital Business KPIs
  • Technology Adoption
    • Growth of Mobile and Social Access as Primary Channels of Digital Business
    • IoT Security Vulnerabilities and Their Potential for Significant Operational Disruption
    • Data Privacy Risks Associated With Increased Regulation and Size of Data Breaches
    • Increasing Use of Third Parties to Deliver Digital Products and Services
  • References

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