Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Data and Application Security, 2008

Published: 30 September 2008

ID: G00160731

Analyst(s): Eric Ouellet , Kristen Noakes-Fry, L. Frank Kenney, Jeffrey Wheatman , David Furlonger , French Caldwell, John Girard , Mark Nicolett , Joseph Feiman, Peter Firstbrook , Ruggero Contu , Jay Heiser , Gregg Kreizman , Avivah Litan , Ray Wagner , Carsten Casper, Paul Proctor , Neil MacDonald , Greg Young


Enterprise boundaries continue to blur as data is shared across the Internet into partner organizations and unmanaged endpoints, increasing concerns about data leakage and manipulation. This is forcing greater attention to security controls within and around applications and data objects.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Software Composition Analysis
    • Device Control
    • Spreadsheet Control
    • Digital Signature
    • Controls Automation and Monitoring
    • File Storage Encryption
  • At the Peak
    • Enterprise Key Management
    • Managed File Transfer
    • Database Intrusion Prevention
    • Application Control
    • Application Hardening and Shielding
    • Fraud Detection
    • Content Monitoring and Filtering and Data Loss Prevention
    • Database Activity Monitoring (DAM)
    • Data Obfuscation
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Mobile Data Protection
    • Static Application Security Testing
    • E-Mail Content Filtering
    • E-Mail Encryption
    • Trusted Portable Storage Security
    • Storage Tape Encryption
    • Database Encryption
    • AVDL
    • Digital Rights Management (Enterprise)
    • Dynamic Application Security Testing
  • Climbing the Slope
    • SIEM
    • Web Application Firewall
    • Database Vulnerability Scanners
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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