Gartner Research

Forecast Analysis: Information Security, Worldwide, 3Q14 Update

Published: 23 December 2014

ID: G00264284

Analyst(s): Sid Deshpande , Ruggero Contu , Lawrence Pingree , Elizabeth Kim , Christian Canales


We continue to expect the overall information security market to see a compound annual growth rate of 8.1% through 2018 as digital business initiatives, compliance requirements and increasingly complex targeted attacks continue to drive spending.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Overall Information Security Market Forecast Remains Mainly Unchanged for 2014 and 2015
    • Data breach events will continue to create prioritization for security products in many regions


  • Increasing demand for information security originating from IoT requirements
  • Network Security Equipment
    • Product Ecosystem
  • Infrastructure Protection
    • Product Features
  • Security Services
    • Technology Demand
  • Macroeconomic, Geopolitical, Demographic, Lifestyle and Cultural Factors

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