While data lakes are being marketed as a key part of any big data solution, they could pose security and regulatory risks to the enterprise.
Along with the productivity boost that comes from digital technology also comes an increase in risks for enterprises. To handle this increasing risk, many digital enterprises expect to appoint a digital risk officer by 2017, according to a survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner.
More than three-quarters of mobile applications would fail basic security testing, according to market research firm Gartner.
Tablets are moving into the late adopter stage of device adoption in mature markets, where sales growth is forecast to slow this year, says market research firm Gartner.
Gartner has identified the top 10 technologies that information security professionals and chief information security officers should focus on this year.
The most recent Magic Quadrant to come out of Gartner looks at the market for wired and wireless local area network access infrastructure, an issue of concern to enterprises, especially those dealing with the demands BYOD is placing on that infrastructure.
The sale of high-end tablets is forecast by Gartner to decrease as tablet penetration passes 50 percent of U.S. households with the next wave of adopters more attracted to lower-priced utility tablets.
Hybrid mobile apps, which are forecast by Gartner to account for half of all mobile apps by 2016, pose significant security risks, warns ICSA Labs.
Enterprises are facing increasing security risks from attackers, malicious insiders and new technologies that improve productivity but also open up security holes. Gartner advises enterprises to consider deploying the latest security technology to combat these threats.
IBM surged past Trend Micro to take third place in the security software market last year, the first time a non-pure-play security vendor made it into the top three for many years, according to Gartner.