Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: Information Security, Worldwide, 2Q13 Update

Published: 13 August 2013

ID: G00253812

Analyst(s): Ruggero Contu , Lawrence Pingree , Christian Canales


The information security market is projected to increase at a 9% CAGR from 2012 through 2017, growing to $95 billion by 2017. The evolution of targeted attack patterns will perpetuate continued demand for security products over the forecast period.

Table Of Contents


  • Changes From Previously Forecast Market Data to 2Q13
  • Regional Growth Highlights
    • North America and Western Europe
    • Mature Asia/Pacific
    • Latin America
    • Emerging Asia/Pacific
    • Eurasia
    • Greater China
  • Forecast Highlights


  • Demand Factors
    • IT Security Budgets Is a Growing Priority Within IT Budget
    • Increasing Targeted and Evolving Threat Landscape
    • Regulation and Legislation in Security Enhanced by Government
    • Economy
  • Supply Factors
    • Technology Road Map, and Delivery and Business Models
  • Other Supply Factors

Market Model

  • Forecast Methodology
  • Forecast Data
    • Forecast Components
  • Factors Influencing Security Products' Supply
    • User IT Spending/Purchasing Trends
    • Technology Road Map
    • Security Industry's Competitive Environment
  • Connections
    • CIO and CFO IT Budget Data
    • Regulations and Legislations
    • Economic, Political and Labor Data/Conditions/Policies

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