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Forecast Analysis: Information Security, Worldwide, 2Q15 Update

Published: 08 September 2015

ID: G00290569

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


The information security market will grow at a CAGR of 7.4% through 2019. Security testing, outsourcing and identity access management are the biggest growth opportunities. Government initiatives, increased legislation and several high-profile data breaches are driving security spending.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Overall Information Security Market Is Forecast to Grow at 7.4% CAGR Through 2019
  • Commoditization Drives a Reduction in the Overall Security Forecast
  • Consumer Security Software Growth Moderated Due to Changing and Uncertain Segment Dynamics
  • Weaker Outlook for VPN/Firewall Spending From 2015 Onward
  • Increased Legislation Continues to Be a Driver for Security Spending in Countries Across Different Regions
  • Stronger Outlook for Security Consulting in Emerging Asia/Pacific for 2015 Supported by Improved Indian Economy as a Backdrop to Other Security Market Drivers
  • Slowing Economy Versus Expected Growth in Security Services Creates Mixed Outlook in the Mature Asia/Pacific Region and China


  • Macroeconomic Factors
  • Infrastructure Protection
    • Product Features
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Network Security Equipment
    • Technology Demand
    • Product Features

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