Gartner Research

Forecast: IoT Security, Worldwide, 2016

Published: 07 April 2016

ID: G00302108

Analyst(s): L Akshay, Earl Perkins , Ruggero Contu , Peter Middleton


The market for IoT security products is small but will grow, although at a slower pace, as a function of the industry sector's adoption of IoT and address risks in specific sector use cases. This forecast is used by marketing managers of technology providers when determining go-to-market strategies.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data



  • Supply Factors
    • Technology Roadmaps
    • Operational Technology Convergence With IT
    • Smart City
  • Demand Factors
    • New IoT-Based Vulnerabilities
    • Increasing Compliance Requirements

Market Model and Methodology

  • Overall Market Penetration
    • Security Spending
    • Growth Assumptions
  • Forecast Components
    • Endpoint Security
    • Secure Gateways
    • Industry Vertical Assumptions

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