Gartner Research

Forecast Analysis: Information Security, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update

Published: 21 July 2014

ID: G00263018

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


Overall IT security spending growth will be 8.4% in 2014 and will remain fairly consistent over the forecast period. Identity and access management and security service segments will remain healthy, while consumer security will feel the effects of commoditization.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Security Services Negatively Impacted by Regional Downward Economic Pressures
  • IPS Market Driving Down Network Security Equipment Growth Opportunities
  • Infrastructure Protection Sees Security Testing and SIEM Leading Growth
  • Identity and Access Management Market Continues to Experience Constant Demand


  • Macroeconomic, Geopolitical, Demographic, Lifestyle and Cultural Factors
  • Security Services
    • Product Features
  • Network Security Equipment
    • Technology Demand
  • Infrastructure Protection
    • Technology Adoption

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