The Global Cyber Security market was valued at US$159.821 billion in 2019. The growing incidence of malware and phishing attacks is the major driver of the global cybersecurity market. There has been rapid adoption of advanced technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) which has increased the threat of cyberattacks across various industry verticals. For example, according to the data collected by AtlasVPN, cybersecurity incidents in NASA surged by 366 percent in 2019, that is, from 315 in 2018 to 1,469 in 2019, majorly due to the decline in NASA’s cybersecurity budget over the same period. As such, governments are allocating a hefty amount on the cybersecurity budget which is boosting the global cybersecurity market growth significantly. The emerging popularity of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions is another major factor that is spurring the market growth of cybersecurity globally. Growing usage of mobile devices within organizations is further boosting the adoption of cybersecurity solutions and services in order to manage and track the data flow in various systems while protecting crucial information by monitoring, classifying, and resolving different types of cyberattacks.
With the booming demand for cybersecurity solutions, market players have been continuously engaged in various growth strategies in order to grab a larger market share while maintaining their market position by boosting their ability to help enterprises of various sizes anticipate, detect, and respond to cyber threats. The growing digitalization of businesses has increased the level of breach threats which can cause significant business risk. As such, companies are investing heavily in cybersecurity solutions in order to develop a risk-free atmosphere. However, there is still a lack of proper awareness and infrastructure in many countries to deploy cybersecurity solutions which are currently restraining the cybersecurity market growth.
The Global Cyber Security market has been segmented on the basis of component, deployment model, enterprise size, application, industry vertical, and geography. By component, the Global Cyber Security market has been segmented as solutions and services. On the basis of the deployment model, the segmentation has been done as on-premise and cloud. The Global Cyber Security market has been also segmented by enterprise size as small, medium, and large. By application, the market has been segmented as application security, infrastructure security, identity, and access management, data security and privacy, government risk and compliance, and others. By industry vertical, the global cybersecurity market has been segmented as BFSI, aerospace and defense, retail, IT and telecom, healthcare, energy and utilities, and others.
BFSI sector to hold substantial market share
By industry vertical, the BFSI industry accounts for a noteworthy market share till the end of the forecast period as there has been a frequent number of cyberattacks across this sector. Strict regulations regarding the safety and security of money of banks’ customers are also pressurizing them to opt for cybersecurity solutions and services. For example, U.S. federal law requires banks to refund their customers if someone takes money from their account without authorization and they notify the bank within 60 days of the transaction happened.
North America holds a significant market share
Geographically, the global cybersecurity market has been segmented as North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia Pacific. North America accounted for the noteworthy market share in 2019 and will remain at its position till the end of the forecast period. A growing number of malicious cyberattacks across various industries is pressurizing governments in North American countries to focus more on cybersecurity solutions. There has been the implementation of strict regulations regarding the adoption of cybersecurity solutions and services. For example, in September 2018, the White House released the National Cyber Strategy to provide a strategic direction to the Federal government to take action on both short and long-term improvements to cybersecurity for individuals, the private sector, and the government. Governments are also continuously increasing their budget allocation for cybersecurity solutions. The FY2020 U.S. Budget includes $17.4 billion of budget authority for cybersecurity-related activities, a rise of 5 percent from the FY2019. These factors are driving the market growth of cybersecurity across this region. The Asia Pacific, however, will experience a substantial CAGR during the forecast period owing to the rapid rise in the number of cyberattacks and ransomware attacks in countries such as India, the Philippines, and South Korea. The growing adoption of the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy, especially in small and medium enterprises is also increasing the threat of cyberattacks, thereby escalating the demand for cybersecurity solutions and services in the region. Supportive government initiatives and policies towards cyber laws and data security are further fuelling the market growth of cybersecurity across this region.
Prominent key market players in the Global Cyber Security market include Cognizant, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Capgemini, IBM, HCL Technologies Limited, Accenture, McAfee, LLC, VMware, Inc, Syneidis, and Quick Heal Technologies Limited. These companies hold a noteworthy share in the market on account of their good brand image and product offerings. Major players in the Global Cyber Security market have been covered along with their relative competitive position and strategies. The report also mentions recent deals and investments of different market players over the last two years.
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