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Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Application Security, 2022

A comprehensive report on the different innovations and tools in the app security space.

From Gartner® Hype Cycle™, we believe you will learn:

  • How the different tools and services can help you protect your applications and manage risk.
  • How multiple application security innovations serve applications as a coherent defence.
  • About the different innovations in the application security space.
  • Why application shielding is rated HIGH in the priority matrix.
  • The business impact of adopting application shielding to secure your app.

“Security and risk management leaders need to adopt a composable view of application security. They should focus on orchestrating multiple application security innovations to serve as a coherent defense, rather than relying on a set of stand-alone products.”


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