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Midsize Guide to Securing a Hybrid Environment

Figure 2 Top MSE Security Investments in the Next 12-24 Months (1)

Key takeaways from the report:

  • Integrated Security is no longer optional for MSEs, especially those operating in hybrid environments.
  • Governance models that span across hybrid environments are essential for making secure application and operational decisions.
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM) has evolved from a "nice-to-have" to a critical component in securing both on-premises and cloud/SaaS environments.
  • Data protection and quick recovery are the new safety nets in cybersecurity, making them indispensable in any security strategy.
  • Automated vulnerability management tools are crucial in the fast-paced world of cyber threats, offering a proactive approach to security.


Gartner, Midsize Guide to Securing a Hybrid Environment, Paul Furtado, Mike Cisek, 01 June 2023

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