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Market Insight: Security Market Transformation Disrupted by the Emergence of Smart, Pervasive and Efficient Security

Published: 01 February 2017

ID: G00313434

Analyst(s): Deborah Kish , Lawrence Pingree , Jacqueline Heng, Dale Gardner , Avivah Litan , Perry Carpenter, Eric Ahlm , Sid Deshpande , Ruggero Contu , Elizabeth Kim


This report highlights eight significant trends that will transform the security market. Technology product marketing leaders should use this document to identify market implications, and potential risks and opportunities, as the security landscape continues to evolve.

Table Of Contents


  • Cognitive Computing and Smarter Security Analytics
    • The Impact
  • Digital Business Transformation
    • The Impact
  • Infrastructure Transformation
    • Public Cloud Adoption Is Strong, Security Market Participants Are Taking Advantage of Scale and Agility of Cloud
    • SDN Moves Toward Mainstream Adoption
    • NFV Is Taking Off in the Communications Service Provider (CSP) Sector
    • Serverless Computing May Open Up New Compute Opportunities to Security Providers
    • The Impact
  • Integrated Security
    • The Impact
  • People-Centric Security and Behavior
    • The Impact
  • Securing the Consumer
    • The Impact
  • Security Automation
    • The Impact
  • The Shift to Detection and Response
    • Skills Shortages Are Driving Spend for Security Services
    • New Market Segments Are Being Created, and Existing Segments Are Being Transformed
    • CISOs Are Changing How They Measure the Success of Their Security Strategy
    • The Impact

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