Gartner Information Technology Research

The CARE Standard for Cybersecurity

Published: 12 February 2020

ID: G00466058

Analyst(s): Paul Proctor


Regulators have signaled that cybersecurity capabilities must be consistent, adequate, reasonable and effective. CIOs can use this deliberate terminology as a standard to guide cybersecurity priorities and investments more effectively than current standards, frameworks and approaches.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Regulators Have Signaled a New Standard for Cybersecurity


  • Apply the CARE Standard for an Outcome-Driven Approach
  • Defining the CARE Standard
  • An Example of an Outcome-Driven Approach and the CARE Standard
  • Getting Started With the CARE Standard
  • The CARE Standard Will Address Long-Standing Cybersecurity Issues

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