Gartner Report: Predicts 2024: Augmented Cybersecurity Leadership Is Needed to Navigate Turbulent Times

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“Security and risk management leaders of the future will be AI-enabled, human-centric decision makers who effectively steer through turbulent times.”


Security and risk management leaders such as yourself are increasingly faced with balancing the need for organizational growth with cyber risk.


The Gartner Report “Predicts 2024: Augmented Cybersecurity Leadership Is Needed to Navigate Turbulent Times” details Gartner® predictions, their possible impact on the most critical areas of cybersecurity technology, and recommended actions cybersecurity leaders should take to ensure their organization’s security and compliance.


Based on their key findings, Gartner provides five key areas of cybersecurity predictions and recommended actions:


1.      Security Behavior and Culture Program: By 2026, enterprises combining GenAI with an integrated platforms-based architecture in security behavior and culture programs will experience 40% fewer employee-driven cybersecurity incidents.

2.      Redesigned Application Security: By 2027, 30% of cybersecurity functions will redesign application security to be consumed directly by non-cybersecurity experts and owned by application owners.

3.      Regulatory Pressure and Attack Surface Expansion: By 2027, 45% of CISOs will expand their remit beyond cybersecurity, due to increasing regulatory pressure and attack surface expansion.

4.      Personal Resilience Programming: By 2027, CISOs investing in cybersecurity-specific personal resilience programming will see 50% less burnout-related attrition than peers who don’t.

5.      Personal Legal Exposure: By 2027, two-thirds of global 100 organizations will extend directors and officers (D&O) insurance to cybersecurity leaders due to personal legal exposure.


Download the full report for all Gartner recommendations on how your organization can strategically mitigate security risks.

Gartner Report, Predicts 2024: Augmented Cybersecurity Leadership Is Needed to Navigate Turbulent Times by DeeptiGopal, William Candrick, Andrew Walls, LisaNeubauer, Alissa Lugo, Christopher Mixter, WilliamDupre, Christine Lee, Richard Addiscott, and Wayne Hankins. Published 9 January 2024. GARTNER® is a registeredtrademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S.and internationally and is used here with permission. All rights reserved.

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