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2023 Gartner® Hype Cycle Report for Application Security


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Organizations face an ever-evolving threat landscape and need to adopt a composable view of application security to keep up with changing and complex IT environments. Rather than relying on a set of point solutions, orchestrating innovative application security controls to serve as a coherent defense should be a focus.

In this report, Gartner lays out how the application security discipline is currently reinventing itself with more emphasis and focus on cloud-based defenses including web app and API protection, bot management, client-side protection, and cloud workload protection.

Armed with this information, you can plan your security and anti-fraud technology stack to match your organization’s risk tolerance, protect your assets, reduce your financial losses, and guard your customers’ accounts and information.

By reading this report, we believe you can learn more about:

The latest developments and trends in application security, including expected increases in spending, market growth, and regulatory activity.

A change in the use of processes and tools associated with application security, such as more developer/engineering involvement in day-to-day security activities and the transition to cloud-native applications.

Details around supply chain concerns and how they are increasingly seen as real threats that regulators expect to be mitigated.

Report Disclaimer: Gartner, Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2022, Joerg Fritsch, 11 July 2022.

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