Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: Information Security, Worldwide, 2018 Update

Published: 05 October 2018

ID: G00367368

Analyst(s): Christian Canales , John A. Wheeler , Ruggero Contu , Elizabeth Kim , Sid Deshpande , Dale Gardner , Justin Taylor , Deborah Kish


The information security market will grow at a double-digit CAGR through 2022, driven by risk aversion, business requirements and fundamental business changes. To track this growth, technology product managers must align to clients’ cloud, integration and managed security service needs.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

Foundational Assumptions

  • Application Security
    • Application Security Testing
    • Vulnerability Assessment
    • Web Application Firewalls
  • Cloud Security
  • Data Security
    • Enterprise Data Loss Prevention
    • Encryption
    • Tokenization
  • Identity and Access Management
    • Privileged Access Management
  • Infrastructure Protection
    • Threat Intelligence
  • Integrated Risk Management
  • Network Security Equipment
    • Firewalls
    • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Security Services
    • Compliance and Regulatory Mandates
    • Deployment Models
  • Consumer Security Software
    • External Threats Spur Consumer Demand

Market Model or Methodology

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