Network Security

Cybersecurity has become an extremely relevant and pressing issue with the passing of time, and is only about to increase in importance. All organizations have sensitive data that needs to be protected to maintain the organization’s edge in technology, IP, business innovation and most importantly, their customers. Virtually every industry, from banking/financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, technology, retail, manufacturing services, and public sector either have or critically need to have network security solutions in place to protect their networks and systems from internal or external harm.

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, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and IOT or the Internet of Things. In the Network Security market, we look at, among other segments:

  • Infrastructure Security
  • Endpoint Security
  • Managed Security Services
  • Access Control
  • Vulnerability Research

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  1. 22 Dec 2014  |  North America

    Analysis of the Global Network Access Control (NAC) Market

    More than just NAC

    In 2013, network access control (NAC) entered a hot market stage. Frost & Sullivan estimates that NAC global revenues grew 40.5% year-over-year. Continuing strong demand for NAC functionality is expected over the next five years. The primary reason is that NAC is an essential last line of defense against cyber-attackers that see network-connectin...

  2. Networking provider Cisco launched a new next generation firewall (NGFW) product on 16 September 2014, as part of its portfolio of Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewalls. The release marks an interesting development in a market where the convergence of NGFW and intrusion prevention systems (IPS) is gathering momentum

  3. 03 Oct 2014  |  Asia Pacific

    Asia-Pacific Application Performance Management Market CY 2013

    Rapidly Changing Application Architecture and Business Environment Drives the Market

    The Asia-Pacific Application Performance Management (APM) market continued to maintain its high growth momentum in 2013, with overall revenues registering $379.9 million, as growing enterprises in the region realized the importance of reliable and high-performing applications in the enterprise business environment. The on-premises APM segment cont...

  4. 01 Oct 2014  |  Global

    Analysis of the Global Web Application Firewall Market

    Prospects for a Crucial but Undervalued Security Technology

    The Web Application Firewall (WAF) is an essential security tool for protecting Web applications and Web sites that are of ever-growing importance in todays economy. The WAF market is primarily driven by regulatory requirements for WAF deployment and other mandatory steps to protect Web applications and end user data. However, the WAF market holds...

  5. 12 Sep 2014  |  North America

    Analysis of the Global SSL Certification Market

    Elegantly Solving the Multiple Domain Problem

    SSL certificates are an encryption technology used to secure communications between end users and Web sites. Certificate Authorities (CAs) also provide scan and inventory tools to help customers manage their SSL certificates. Management tools are one way CAs are differentiated in this competitive and growing market. This report provides annual ship...

  6. 04 Sep 2014  |  Asia Pacific

    Analysis of the Asia-Pacific Secure Content Management Market 2013

    Lack of Technology Development Hindering the Market Growth

    The spending sentiments on content security solutions in Asia-Pacific remained steady in 2013, posting a YoY growth of 10.7%. Businesses continued to put a high priority on content security solutions, as both e-mail and Web have become the backbone of communications in enterprises business operational setup nowadays. The stable growth in the marke...

  7. 04 Sep 2014  |  Global

    Analysis of the Endpoint Security Market

    Market Maturity & Product Efficacy Questions Dampen Prospects

    The efficacy of traditional antivirus-based endpoint protection is beginning to be challenged. While it is true that the role of traditional protection has changed with today's cyber reality offering effective and efficient protection, following the creation of a signature remains essential. Also, endpoint security is not limited to antivirus. Endp...

  8. 25 Jul 2014  |  Europe

    Analysis of the EMEA Managed Security Services Market

    Threat Intelligence and Threat Remediation Will Drive Revenue Growth

    The managed security services (MSS) market continues to grow at double-digit rates in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Threat intelligence, incident remediation, and advanced MSS will be major growth drivers. Organizations increasingly demand managed security service providers (MSSPs) to go beyond security alert notifications to take an ...

  9. 16 Jul 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa

    Emerging Trends in the Network Security Market in India, CY 2013

    Advanced Threat Landscape will Give Rise to Increased Network Security Spending

    Even though 2013 was a challenging year because of the economic slowdown and rupee depreciation, the overall demand for network security from enterprises remained robust. The market is expected to continue the growth momentum in the short to medium terms, as enterprises are likely to deploy security solutions due to the growing need for regulatory ...

  10. 09 Jul 2014  |  North America

    Analysis of the North American Managed Security Services Market

    APTs Drive New Service Opportunities

    This report provides an analysis of the market for the North American managed security services market. These network security services include some degree of proactive monitoring of the customers security environment, and may encompass protection against denial of service attacks, email viruses/worms, spam, and other various cyber maladies. This ...