Implement a Continuous Threat Exposure Management (CTEM) Program

According to Gartner, “By 2026, organizations prioritizing their security investments based on a continuous [threat] exposure management program will be three times less likely to suffer from a breach.” But what exactly is CTEM? 

Gartner describes CTEM as “a set of processes and capabilities that allow enterprises to continually and consistently evaluate the accessibility, exposure and exploitability of an enterprise’s digital and physical assets.” CTEM uses the cyclical phases of scoping, discovery, prioritization, validation, and mobilization to help organizations clearly identify, prioritize, and remediate the threats that pose the most risk to them. 

Download the Gartner report to learn more about:

  • The objectives and phases of a CTEM program 
  • The technologies and providers that can support CTEM implementation
  • The steps to expand an existing vulnerability management program to incorporate CTEM
  • The potential benefits of CTEM implementation, including minimizing risk, improving resilience, and optimizing overall security posture

Implement a Continuous Threat Exposure Management (CTEM) Program; Jeremy D’Hoinne, Pete Shoard, Mitchell Schneider; 11 October 2023.

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