Gartner® Innovation Insight for Attack Surface Management

CAASM adoption to grow exponentially as organizations seek to gain visibility into all their cyber assets.

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New trends and challenges in security drive the need for innovation. As organizations scale their cloud environments to support their growing business needs, new gaps in security arise. The ability to manage and keep track of all cyber assets in their environment becomes increasingly complex, expanding the attack surface and leaving it without proper oversight.

Cyber asset attack surface management (CAASM) is an emerging area of technological innovation that focuses on enabling security teams to solve persistent asset visibility and vulnerability challenges. With the average security team managing over 165,000 cyber assets, CAASM is rapidly becoming the sought after solution to identify, map, and analyze entire digital infrastructures.


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  • How the increasing complexity of technological environments opens up new attack surfaces
  • What security leaders should do to manage their organization’s attack surface
  • What benefits and uses can CAASM adopters derive from their technology




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Information security teams are responsible for identifying and managing an attack surface across internal and external digital assets. Security and risk management leaders aware of their attack surface can improve their risk posture by prioritizing security hygiene and increasing its visibility.


Gartner — Innovation Insight for Attack Surface Management

Gartner, Innovation Insight for Attack Surface Management, Mitchell Schneider, John Watts, Pete Shoard, 24 March 2022.

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