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Recent GTP Security Research

by Ben Tomhave  |  November 12, 2014  |  Comments Off on Recent GTP Security Research

Before resuming delving into any philosophical meanderings about infosec or info risk mgmt, I wanted to first highlight some recent research for you all. All of the following require a GTP subscription (go here to contact us if you’re interested in getting access).

2015 Planning Guide for Security and Risk Management
02 October 2014 G00264325
Analyst(s): Ramon Krikken

MY MAJOR TAKEAWAYS:
– Scaling security practices is difficult and generally unsustainable.
– Breaches are inevitable, so it’s how well you monitor and respond that matters most.
– The regulatory environment is still volatile, and we expect that to only get worse in the near term.

Implement Information Classification to Enhance Data Governance and Protection
23 October 2014 G00267242
Analyst(s): Heidi L. Wachs

MY MAJOR TAKEAWAYS:
– Information classification is powerful and useful.
– Get a program underway, earning some quick wins to demonstrate value.
– Don’t hit paralysis – classify and move on to remediation!

Approaches for Content and Data Security in Microsoft SharePoint Server
21 October 2014 G00265848
Analyst(s): Ben Tomhave

MY MAJOR TAKEAWAYS:
– SP security is primarily about content protection.
– Understanding SP scale is key in determining the best class of security solution.
– SP has a lot of built-in capabilities!

Interested in more information? We look forward to speaking with you! 🙂

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Ben Tomhave
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1 years at Gartner
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Ben is conducting research within the Security and Risk Management Strategies team under Gartner for Technical Professionals.




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