Gartner Research

Market Guide for Security Consulting Services, Worldwide

Published: 29 September 2016

ID: G00291708

Analyst(s): Jacqueline Heng, Elizabeth Kim


The security consulting market is crowded and fragmented. CIOs and CISOs should use this Market Guide to identify, and learn how to evaluate, the many potential consultants in this landscape.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • The Digital Security Industry Is Facing a Conundrum
  • New Security Consulting Requirements Are Emerging From Digital Business
  • The Digital Marketplace Is Saturated With New Entrants
  • One Consultant Cannot Do It All
  • Security Consultants in the Digital Environment Will Adjust Future Offerings to Remain Competitive

Market Analysis

  • Key Facts About the Listed Security Consultants

Representative Vendors

  • Atos
  • AT&T
  • BAE Systems
  • BearingPoint
  • BT
  • Capgemini
  • CGI
  • Coalfire
  • Crowe Horwath
  • CSC
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • FireEye (Mandiant)
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • IBM
  • Infosys
  • KPMG
  • Leidos
  • NEC
  • NRI SecureTechnologies (a Nomura Research Institute company)
  • NTT Security
  • Optiv
  • Paramount
  • Protiviti
  • PwC
  • RSA (a Dell Technologies company)
  • Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)
  • SecureWorks (a Dell Technologies company)
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Verizon
  • Wipro

Market Recommendations

  • Spending on Security Is Expected to Increase
  • Differentiating Security Consultants

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