Future of Trust - Agenda

Trust is the up-leveling of the security conversation that goes beyond the traditional idea of lack of harm to include risk, compliance, privacy, and even business ethics. It also includes the ability to make decisions that are about more than mitigating negative outcomes but also about maximizing return. Business leaders are rarely faced with decisions exclusively about which choice limits risk; instead, they must create strategies that support the best possible return on the investment (ROI) of capital, resources, and work.


Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Security
  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • Privacy
  • Social, environmental responsibility, and ethics

Core Research

  • Market Perspective — Future of Trust Definition
  • Commitment to Transparency, Accountability, and Good Governance
  • Power of Trust: Measuring RPI
  • Trust and Pervasive Edge Computing
  • Trust IDC TechScape
  • Future of Trust Awards
  • IDC Trust Index
  • Market Perspective — Self-Sovereign Identity
  • Future of Trust IDC PlanScape
  • Future of Trust Primary Research

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.


Key Questions Answered

  1. What is trust?
  2. What are the core elements of trust?
  3. How does a company optimally message trust?
  4. What are the trust outcomes organizations are seeking to attain?
  5. How does an organization implement trust to generate a positive ROI?

Companies Covered

AT&T Inc., AVAST Software s.r.o., Accenture plc, Acronis International GmbH, AgeCheq Inc., Alert Logic, Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Alps System Integration Co., Ltd., Amazon Web Services Inc., Aon plc, AsiaInfo Technology Holdings Ltd., Assent Compliance Inc., Atos SE, AuditBoard, Inc., BAE Systems, Inc., BT Group plc, BWise B.V., Barracuda Networks, Inc., Beijing Certificate Authority Co. Ltd., BeyondTrust Corp., BigID Inc., BitDefender Srl, BitSight Technologies, Inc., Blackberry Ltd., Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., Broadcom Inc., CLIMATE BLOCKCHAIN INITIATIVES, S.L., Capgemini Services SAS, Carbonite, Inc., Centrify Corp., Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., Cisco Systems Inc., Citrix Systems, Inc., Coalfire Systems Inc., CohnReznick LLP, CompliancePoint Inc., CrowdStrike, Inc., Crownpeak Technology Inc., CyberArk Software Ltd., CyberGRX, Inc., DBAPPSecurity Ltd., DPOrganizer AB, DXC Technology Co., Datastreams B.V., Datto, Inc., Dell Technologies Inc., Deloitte LLP, Digital Arts Inc., ESET spol. s r.o., Ecolab Inc., Electrolux AB, Entrust Corporation, Ernst & Young Global Limited, Everbridge, Inc., Exterro, Inc., F-Secure Oyj, FireEye, Inc., Forcepoint LLC, ForeScout Technologies Inc., Foresite MSP, Inc., Fortinet, Inc., Galvanize, Gemalto N.V., Grant Thornton International Ltd., Herjavec Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Hitachi, Ltd., IBM, ImmuniWeb SA, Imperva, Inc., Intel Corporation, Ivanti Software, Inc., JIT Electronic Co. Ltd., KPMG International, Kaspersky, Lastline, Inc., LexisNexis Group, LockPath, Inc., LogRhythm, Inc., LogicGate, Inc., LogicManager Inc., McAfee LLC, McKinsey & Company, MetricStream, Inc., Micro Focus International plc, Microsoft Corporation, Mimecast Limited, NSFOCUS Technologies Co. Ltd., NTT DATA Corporation, Nanyang Topsec Technologies Group Inc., NetApp, Inc., Netwrix Corporation, New H3C Technologies Co., Ltd., Nymity Inc., Okta, Inc., OneSpan Inc., OneTrust LLC, Onspring Technologies LLC, Optiv Security Inc., Oracle Corporation, Orange S.A., PactSafe Inc., Palo Alto Networks, Inc., Panda Security, S.L., Ping Identity Corporation, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, PrivIQ, Privacy Engine, PrivacyAgent B.V., ProcessUnity, Inc., Proficio Inc., Proofpoint, Inc., Pulse Secure, LLC, Qi An Xin Technology Group Inc., Qualys Inc., Quest Software Inc., RSA Security LLC, Rapid7 LLC, Refinitiv, SAI360, SANGFOR Technologies Inc., SAP SE, SGS Group Management SA, SailPoint Technologies Holdings Inc., Schneider Electric SE, Secure Privacy, SecureWorks Inc., Securiti Inc., SecurityScorecard, Inc., ServiceNow, Inc., Shanghai Koal Group Co. Ltd., Signatu, Singapore Telecommunications Limited, Smart Global Governance, SonicWALL, Inc., Sophos Plc, Splunk Inc., Straits Interactive Pte Ltd., SureCloud Ltd., Symantec Corporation, Talend Inc., Tanium Inc., Tenable, Inc., Tencent Holdings Limited, Thomson Reuters Corp., Topolytics, Topsec Technology Ltd., Trend Micro Incorporated, Tripwire, Inc., Trunomi Inc., TrustArc Inc., Trustwave Holdings Inc., Tufin Software Technologies Ltd., VMware, Inc., Venus Technology (FE) Pte Ltd., Verizon Communications, Inc., Windstream Holdings, Inc., Wipro Limited, WireWheel, Inc., Wolters Kluwer N.V., Workiva Inc., Zscaler Inc., red flare, trust-hub Limited


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Amita Potnis

Research Director, Future of Trust

Frank Dickson

Program Vice President, Cybersecurity Products