Gartner Research

Forecast Analysis: Information Security, Worldwide, 2Q14 Update

Published: 16 September 2014

ID: G00264283

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


IT security spending growth will remain fairly consistent over the forecast period. Areas of healthy growth are data loss prevention and security testing, driven respectively by compliance requirements and intellectual property protection, and a focus on tackling application vulnerabilities.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • In Infrastructure Protection, Some Softening of Growth Rates for Data Loss Prevention and SIEM Segments Is Expected
  • Convergence of User Provisioning and Identity and Access Governance Starts to Undermine Opportunity for Stand-Alone Offerings
  • IPS Consolidation Dynamics Driving Reduction in Some Network Security Equipment Growth Expectations


  • Macroeconomic, Geopolitical, Demographic, Lifestyle and Cultural Factors
  • Infrastructure Protection
    • Technology Adoption
    • Product Ecosystem

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