Gartner® Report: Hype Cycle™ for Security Operations, 2022 - Exabeam

Gartner® Report: Hype Cycle™ for Security Operations, 2022

“The adoption of remote work, and increased use of mobile devices and cloud services have not slowed over the last 12 months. This has led to expanded requirements for organizations to track risk and threats to a wider set of digital assets. With the expansion of digital business functions and third-party-managed assets, security and risk management leaders must reevaluate how their business-critical environments change security strategy and tooling.”

“Security operations is not simply a department, team, or set of technologies. It is a group of well-executed processes performed by personnel aiming to ensure a high level of resiliency. Security operations personnel require modern security technologies to quickly detect and mitigate threats and reduce exposure. It is not easy to find the skill sets or know which solutions to implement first. Gartner Hype Cycle shows a graphical depiction of common patterns that arise in security operations with each new technology or innovation.”

Hype Report Key Takeaways: 

  • “The core focus for many security operations professionals still remains prevention, detection, and response, although a continuous assessment-and-exposure-based approach is growing in adoption.”
  • “Organizations that evaluate the risks across the business before investing in any security operations services and capabilities will be more easily able to identify what to purchase and how much to spend.”
  • “Penetration testing and red teaming engagements play an important role in an organizations’ capabilities to validate their exposure and attack surface.”

Gartner,Hype Cycle for Security Operations, 2022,Andrew Davies,5th July 2022
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