Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: Information Security, Worldwide, 2016 Update

Published: 31 August 2016

ID: G00310713

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


Advanced threat detection and response, transition to the cloud and the impact from IoT will sustain the demand for information security. Product marketing managers at security software providers should use this information to understand the trends and assumptions behind the forecasts.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

  • Innovation and Technological Shifts Impacting Security
  • New Models Impact Information Security
  • Security Is Changing

Foundational Assumptions

  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Macroeconomic Factors
  • Cost Structure
  • Business Models
  • Cloud Security
  • IoT Security
  • Identity and Access Management
    • Delivery Model
  • Infrastructure Protection
    • Product Features
  • Network Security Equipment
    • Replacement Cycles
    • Buyer Preference
  • Security Services
    • Purchase Style
  • Consumer Security
    • Buyer Preferences
    • Product Ecosystem

Market Model or Methodology

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