Moving Target Defense (MTD) prevents ransomware, supply chain attacks, zero-day attacks, fileless attacks, in-memory attacks, and other advanced threats. It uses system polymorphism in memory to hide operating system and application targets from adversaries in an unpredictable manner. Gartner has published a new report on this emerging technology. The firm states:
They note that Automated Moving Target Defense (AMTD) technologies "have moved out of academia and into mainstream markets, with cross-market security offerings enabling new threat defense capabilities and enhanced security platforms."
Read this report for a deep dive into Automated Moving Target Defense, the future of cybersecurity. Download your complimentary report now.
Gartner, Emerging Tech: Security - The Future of Cyber Is Automated Moving Target Defense, Lawrence Pingree, Carl Manion, Matt Milone, Sean ONeill, Travis Lee, Mark Pohto, Mark Wah, Ruggero Contu, Dan Ayoub, Elizabeth Kim, Rustam Malik, Nat Smith, 28th February 2023
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.