Gartner® report: Innovation Insight for Attack Surface Management

A Gartner report on innovation insight for attack surface management.

With greater risk comes greater responsibility. As ecosystems grow larger and more complex than ever, security and risk management leaders are faced with the imperative task of adapting their organization’s attack surface management (ASM) capabilities accordingly.

To successfully manage an attack surface, you must prioritize visibility. While it’s much easier said than done, technological innovations are emerging to help overcome the burden. Enter: cyber asset attack surface management (CAASM), external attack surface management (EASM), and digital risk protection services (DRPS).

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“New ways of visualizing and prioritizing management of an organization’s attack surface are required as enterprise IT becomes more dispersed, owing to the expansion of public-facing digital assets and increased use of cloud infrastructure and applications. Security and risk management leaders can start by aggregating asset and risk context into a platform for visualization of their attack surface.”

– Gartner® Innovation Insight for Attack Surface Management, 2022

Gartner, Innovation Insight for Attack Surface Management, Mitchell Schneider, John Watts, Pete Shoard, March 2022.

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