Cybersecurity Market Expected To Lock Down $170B

August 25, 2015

The latest research from forecasts the global cybersecurity market to jump from $106.32 billion in 2015 to $170.21 billion by 2020.

In North America alone, the market intelligence products and services provider predicts the cybersecurity market will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.32 percent over the period of 2014–2019

“With last week’s news on the Ashley Madison and Established Men hack, it’s not surprising that companies are nervous about the potential dangers of cyber hackers. And it’s not just online companies that face these dangers. Big names such as JP Morgan, Target, Zappos, and even White Lodging Services have all experienced data security breaches,” the research firm said in a press release.

The growing complexities and sophistication of cyberattacks and threats have prompted government agencies, financial, retail, telecom, and manufacturing sectors to invest in enhancing their cybersecurity efforts in order to protect critical information and assets.

Among the major security technologies, antivirus and anti-malware solutions are expected to gain the highest market share through 2020, confirmed. But companies are also seeking solutions to address monitoring, detecting, reporting and mitigating cyber threats, in hopes of protecting the sensitive nature of IT systems and consumer data.

The Cyber Security Market in North America 2015-2019 report was prepared based on market analysis as well as input from industry experts. The report examines the cybersecurity market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years.

The onslaught of cyberattacks, hitting victims of various sizes across all industries, has also resulted in the emergence of more technology companies eager to meet the demand for cybersecurity solutions.

Firms seeking to stop the looming and expanding hacking issue have collectively raised over $1 billion in venture funding to lock those hackers out.

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