Cybersecurity has become an extremely relevant and pressing issue with the passing of time, and is only about to increase in importance. The explosion of Big Data and its increasing exposure to the connected world bares it open to many threats including invasion of piracy and security. Hence it has become number one priority for organizations to protect their technology, IP and business advantage, not to mention confidential data for many of their customers. Authentication, though a small segment, is instrumental in securing digital and analogue processes across industry verticals.

Frost & Sullivan’s Information Technology research and consulting programs look at conventional and unconventional technologies, with specific focus on top-level potential disruptors such as cybersecurity, SMAC, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and IOT or the Internet of Things. In the authentication market, we look at:

  • Payment platforms
  • Smart cards
  • Media devices
  • Big data security
  • Biometrics
  • Content Protection
  • Digital Rights Management (DRM)
  • Conditional Access System (CAS)

We work closely with the world’s largest IT firms and upcoming disruptive start-ups to predict macro and micro trends related to products, services, technology and business models that can define growth. Tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Our research spans broadly across the sector and provides deep insights into specific markets in the most significant areas of IT and the IT industry.

  1. 08 Feb 2013  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Smart Card Forecaster - Core Industry Shipment/ Revenue Outlook

    Smart Card Unit Shipment Growth will Slow Down to Single-digit Rates by 2014

    Smart card vendors continue to move from provisioning of physical cards to the delivery of smart card-related software and services. The commoditization of physical smart cards and the progressive digitalization of services have forced smart card vendors to re-think their strategies and focus on the services side of their business. Frost & Sullivan...

  2. 01 Feb 2013  |  Global  |  Market Research

    NFC Market Opportunity, Global, 2012

    Growing Use of Smartphones Augments Demand for Tags in Different Applications

    The study analyses trends of the NFC tags market globally across different applications. With gaining awareness among customers, NFC is expected to witness greater traction in the coming years. This study focuses on the trends, challenges, and factors that drive market growth. The study provides region-wide analysis in addition to providing competi...

  3. 11 Jan 2013  |  Europe  |  Market Research

    Securing Payment Privacy: Integrating NFC with Cloud-based Solutions

  4. 11 Jan 2013  |  Europe  |  Market Research

    The Future of Smartphones in Insurance Telematics

  5. 10 Jan 2013  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global CAD and Modeling Software Market

    Emerging Regions Drive Growth in a Mature Market

    The global CAD and modeling software market focuses on the opportunities driving this mature market. Growth drivers such as infrastructure development in emerging regions and improved productivity of users via better data sharing and collaboration, and improved workflow efficiency continues to be Important to advanced CAD users have been factored i...

  6. This research service provides a market intelligence outlook on the total smart card market, its main application segments, market and technology trends in Latin America. It covers the following main application markets in the region: SIM, banking and payment, government (ID’s and others), transport and access control.

  7. 06 Feb 2008  |  Global  |  Market Research

    World Banking and Loyalty Smart Card Markets 

    The study provides an indepth analysis of the total banking and loyalty smart card market. It includes unit shipment and revenue forecasts for smart cards for this application from 2003 to 2012 globally and regionally. Regional market analyses of smart cards are also included.The base year for this study is 2006.

  8. 27 Aug 2007  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Japan Smart Card Markets 

    This research service provides an indepth analysis of the Japan smart cards market including market size, forecasts and percentage split by key applications.