Gartner Research

Market Trends: Critical Infrastructure Protection, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 26 March 2013

ID: G00246665

Analyst(s): Ruggero Contu , Earl Perkins


The impact of IT innovation to industries, advanced targeted attacks and regulation are all important aspects driving future spend on security for critical infrastructure.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Regulatory Frameworks, Smart Grid Deployments and Cyberattacks Are Driving Demand for Security
    • Regulatory Framework and Discretionary Spending
    • Smart Grid Deployments
    • Smart Grid Security Risks
    • Cyberattacks
    • Privacy Issues
  • Market Structure Trend
    • CIP Solutions Make Up an Ill-Defined Market
    • Smart Grids/Smart Cities Are Driving Future Security Spend in Utility and Telecommunication Industries
    • Manufacturing and Natural Resources Sectors Are Awakening to Risks Posed by Threats to Industrial Systems
    • Healthcare Is Driven to Ramp Up Investments on Security

Contrarian View

  • A Cyberattack Resulting in Catastrophic Disruption of Nationwide Assets Could Drive Faster Implementation

Vendors to Watch

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