Gartner Research

Forecast Analysis: Information Security, Worldwide, 4Q14 Update

Published: 23 March 2015

ID: G00276496

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


The overall forecast was revised slightly downward in response to recent economic conditions and the maturity of key traditional offerings. We expect the overall information security market to see a compound annual growth rate of 7.9% through 2018.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Overall Information Security Market Forecast Adjusted Downward Through the Forecast Period
  • Need for Security Remains Robust in Most Regions as Organizations Continue to Grapple With Data Security Breaches and Issues
  • Network Security Market Forecast Lowered to Reflect Revenue Slowdown


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

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