Beyond vulnerability scanning: Enhancing attack surface management for more proactive security

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Attack Surface Management (ASM)

2021 Security Operations

Everyone is talking about attack surface management. With the acceleration in digital transformation, there has been a shift in the types of threats that organizations face and an emerging need for visibility into exposed internet-facing assets. Security and risk management leaders must make intelligent, business-driven decisions about which security operations technologies they choose to manage the risks to their organization and external attack surface management is emerging as a must-have solution.

As reflected in their inclusion in Gartner’s infamous Hype Cycle report, EASM is on the rise. Find out why Gartner believes external attack surface management (EASM), autonomous security testing, and threat intelligence services are the future of security.

Intrigued to know more? Read what Gartner has to say about EASM in their Hype Cycle for Security Operations report now.

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Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Security Operations, 2021

A line graph showing the cycle expectations over time

This graph was released by Gartner, Inc. in July 2021 as part of a report and should be evaluated in the context of the entire report.

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