With complex technological environments, including in the cloud and containers, as well as expanding supply chain and third-party vendor reliance, Gartner highlights that “security and risk management leaders who are aware of their attack surface can improve their risk posture by prioritizing security hygiene and increasing its visibility.”

If you struggle with answering questions like “What does my organization look like from an attacker’s point of view, and how should it find and prioritize the issues attackers will see first?” or “What software is present and what configuration has my organization set that will make it vulnerable to attack?

This Gartner research report on attack surface management may help you.

Download this Gartner Innovation Insight report to learn more about attack surface management capabilities, benefits, and uses.

The report contains:

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations
  • List of Attack Surface Representative Providers
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Gartner, Innovation Insight for Attack Surface Management, Mitchell Schneider, John Watts, Pete Shoard, 24 March 2022

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