Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2014–2018 Forecast and 2013 Vendor Shares
This IDC study examines the security and vulnerability management market for the period from 2013 to 2018, with vendor revenue and market growth forecasts. Worldwide market sizing is provided for 2013, and a five-year growth forecast for this market is shown for 2014–2018. Revenue and market share of the leading vendors is provided for 2013.
"Enterprises continue to struggle with what security level is appropriate to meet demands on IT, especially regarding mobility, consumerization, advanced threats, cloud computing, and regulatory requirements. They continue to search for metrics to make risk mitigation decisions easier," says Charles Kolodgy, research vice president for IDC's Security Products service. "Security and vulnerability management tools can be used to make 'security smart' by discovering hard-to-find threats, supplementing security controls with policy, and automatically providing remediation of security problems."