Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Endpoint Security, 2020

Published: 15 July 2020

ID: G00450232

Analyst(s): Dionisio Zumerle , Rob Smith

Summary

Security leaders seek to protect enterprise endpoints from attacks and breaches, and to offer efficient and secure remote access. As EDR matures and reaches wide adoption, XDR, UES and SASE emerge to offer ways to integrate stand-alone security solutions.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Unified Endpoint Security
    • Extended Detection and Response
    • Business Email Compromise Protection
  • At the Peak
    • BYOPC Security
    • Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • In-App Protection
    • Browser Isolation
    • Device Endpoint Security for Frontline Workers
    • Virtual Mobile Infrastructure
    • Desktop as a Service
    • Unified Endpoint Management
    • Mobile Threat Defense
    • Zero Trust Network Access
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Data Sanitization
    • Secure Instant Communications
    • Endpoint Detection and Response
    • Secure Web Gateways
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Secure Enterprise Data Communications
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Endpoint Protection Platforms
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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