Key Findings, Insights & Recommendations From Gartner Attack Surface Management – Innovation Insight
According to Gartner Attack Surface Management, Innovation Insights, “Security and risk management leaders aware of their attack surface can improve their risk posture by prioritizing security hygiene and increasing its visibility.”
“By 2026, 20% of companies will have more than 95% visibility of all their assets, which will be prioritized by risk and control coverage by implementing cyber asset attack surface management functionality, up from less than 1% in 2022.” – the report estimates.
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Top 3 Benefits & Uses of Attack Surface Management Solutions According to Gartner:
- “Improving asset visibility enables organizations to avoid blind spots and unmanaged technology (such as “shadow IT”), thus improving their security posture and enabling more comprehensive risk management.”
- “Understanding potential attack paths toward assets helps organizations prioritize security control deployment and configuration. This, in turn, helps reduce unnecessary exposure to the internet and the public domain, which could be exploited.”
- “Quicker audit compliance reporting is enabled by more accurate, current, and comprehensive asset and security control reports.”
Key Recommendations from Gartner Innovation Insights for Attack Surface Management include:
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Gartner, Innovation Insight for Attack Surface Management, Published 24 March 2022, By Mitchell Schneider, John Watts, Pete Shoard
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