August 29, 2012 – People and process still make up the bulk of IT security concerns, but the next few years will be marked by parallel spikes in strategy to fortify enterprise data in the cloud and on personal devices, according to a new Gartner report.

In his “Top Security Trends and Takeaways for 2012 and 2013” assessment outlined Wednesday, Gartner Managing VP Ray Wagner put the cloud and consumerization, along with poor attack prevention, as the lone “tech-based” risks to enterprise IT. Other security threats feature a technical component, but have “more to do with being able to identify practices and procedures” within the enterprise, rather than deployment and tools. And, in the instance of the cloud and BYOD, they are rising to the top of Gartner’s annual review of the security landscape.

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