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Recent Posts by ESG:

ESG Complete Survey Results: Distributed Cloud Series: Digital Ecosystems

Research Objectives

Understand the current state of the edge computing environment, including budgets and prioritization. Determine the key drivers, challenges, benefits, and use cases for edge computing. Get an accurate picture of edge infrastructure, network, security, and data environments. Identify vital players and their roles/influence for enabling edge environments.

Topics: Networking

ESG Complete Survey Results: The State of DataOps

Research Objectives

Determine the extent to which organizations have shifted power to new personas who influence and make decisions when it comes to utilizing an analytics platform that enables rapid and reliable insight. Understand the tipping point for all data stakeholders, including data engineers, IT, developers, and end-users who enable the democratization of data and analytics platforms to the business. Gain insights into what matters most to businesses and end-users based on where they are in their data-centric journey, from data engineering and tooling to automation and collaboration. Gauge buyer preferences for different capabilities, features, and guidance to help enable data-driven success.

Topics: Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI

ESG Infographic: The 5 Pillars of Ransomware Preparedness

Abstract:

The ransomware threat is a top-of-mind issue for many organizations, but few feel totally prepared for an attack. IT organizations are building their own processes to respond, but many are confused about the scope of what is to be included and even who is responsible for the implementation. In order to establish a framework for modern ransomware preparedness, ESG surveyed IT and cybersecurity professionals personally involved with protecting against ransomware attacks and developed the 5 pillars of ransomware preparedness.

Topics: Identity and Access Management Ransomware

ESG Infographic: Trends in Modern Application Protection

Abstract:

Securing applications has become more difficult than ever thanks to heterogeneous application environments, distributed responsibility for application security, and advanced attack campaigns. Converged application protection platforms have emerged to address many of these issues, but organizations can struggle with prioritizing the capabilities they require, assessing the different types of tools available, and meeting the diverse needs of a broad set of stakeholders.

Topics: Application & Infrastructure Modernization

ESG Complete Survey Results: Trends in Modern Application Protection

Abstract:

ESG’s Complete Survey Results provide the complete output of syndicated research surveys in graphical format. In addition to the data, these documents provide background information on the survey, including respondent profiles at an individual and organizational level. It is important to note that these documents do not contain analysis of the data.

This Complete Survey Results presentation focuses on how modern application environments and API usage have impacted security strategies, including the inflection point organizations have reached with traditional web application firewalls, as well as preferences for converged web application and API protection solutions.

Topics: Cybersecurity ISSA

ESG Complete Survey Results: ESG/ISSA Cybersecurity Process and Technology Survey

Abstract:

ESG conducted a comprehensive online survey of IT professionals from private- and public-sector organizations in North America (United States and Canada), Western Europe, Central/South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia between December 20, 2021 and December 31, 2021. To qualify for this survey, respondents were required to be information security managers, chief information officers, IT senior executives, IT managers/directors, or general IT staff responsible for information security and other comparable titles.

This Complete Survey Results presentation focuses on cybersecurity technology purchase trends, including the current threat landscape’s impact on strategies and subsequent buying decisions, efforts to consolidate vendors and products, the appetite for cybersecurity platforms, and cybersecurity process integration with DevOps practices.

Topics: Cybersecurity ISSA

ESG Complete Survey Results: The Long Road Ahead to Ransomware Preparedness

Abstract:

ESG conducted a comprehensive online survey of IT and cybersecurity professionals from private- and public-sector organizations in North America (United States and Canada) and Western Europe (UK, France, and Germany) between December 21, 2021 and January 10, 2022. To qualify for this survey, respondents were required to be IT and cybersecurity professionals involved with the technology and processes associated with protecting against ransomware.

This Complete Survey Results presentation focuses on understanding the proactive and reactive measures organizations have in place to defend against the growing ransomware threat, and identifying the priorities and plans associated with mitigating the ransomware threat in the coming 12-18 months.

Topics: Cybersecurity Data Protection

ESG Complete Survey Results: Securing the Identity Perimeter with Defense in Depth

Abstract:

ESG conducted a comprehensive online survey of IT and cybersecurity professionals from private- and public-sector organizations in North America (United States and Canada) between December 14, 2021 and December 28, 2021. To qualify for this survey, respondents were required to be IT and cybersecurity professionals focusing on identity and access management programs, projects, processes, solutions/platforms, and services.

This Complete Survey Results presentation focuses how organizations are currently monitoring and protecting identities in terms of the breadth of identity products, platforms, and technologies supporting current business operations, as well as how that is expected to evolve over time.

Topics: Cybersecurity Identity and Access Management

ESG Complete Survey Results: Distributed Cloud Series: Cloud-native Applications

Abstract:

ESG conducted a comprehensive online survey of IT professionals from private- and public-sector organizations in North America (United States and Canada) between December 6, 2021 and December 17, 2021. To qualify for this survey, respondents were required to be IT, DevOps, and application development professionals responsible for evaluating, purchasing, managing, and building application infrastructure.

This Complete Survey Results presentation focuses on cloud-native application trends, including bridging the gap between container development, Kubernetes, and IT operations through CI/CD pipelines, as well as building, maintaining, and operating a developer-ready infrastructure without impacting developer velocity.

Topics: Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Complete Survey Results: Distributed Cloud Series: Observability Trends

Abstract:

ESG conducted a comprehensive online survey of IT professionals from private- and public-sector organizations in North America (United States and Canada) between November 15, 2021 and November 20, 2021. To qualify for this survey, respondents were required to be IT, DevOps, and application development professionals responsible for evaluating, purchasing, managing, and building application infrastructure.

This Complete Survey Results presentation focuses on building modern application architectures and establishing the related processes, including the expected role of ITSM in enabling businesses to realize the benefits of automation, observability, intelligence, and optimization.

Topics: Cloud Services & Orchestration