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Global Email Security Market, Forecast to 2022

Global Email Security Market, Forecast to 2022

“Global Email Security Market, Forecast to 2022” is a Frost & Sullivan report which analyzes the global market for email security. Email security is a network-based software system that protects email users against phishing, spam, malicious links, inappropriate images or content, and malware. Email is still the number one threat vector. Email is the most used mode of corporate communication and remains the de facto standard for B2B and B2C communications.

The email security market has seen renewed revenue growth in 2017 and further growth in 2018. This has been driven by continued growth and innovation cyber threats, increasing use of mobile devices and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD, customers migrating rapidly to the cloud, shortage of skilled security professionals, and multiple compliance requirements for data privacy regulations.

In the last few years the complexity and volume of threats have increased significantly. Email-based threats have become big business targeting specific verticals as well as individuals within organizations. In particular, there has been an increase in sophisticated and highly targeted email borne attacks. These include Business Email Compromise (BEC) and Email Account Compromise (EAC). Many attacks use social engineering techniques. Perpetrating malwareless attacks, hackers in the last year have innovated in identity deception, impersonation, including external customers and brand names with phony URLs and header domain in the email. The continued growth and innovations in cyber attacks has been costly for organizations.

There is an increasing number and diversity of endpoint devices. Endpoint devices include desktop PCs, notebook PCs, tablets, smartphones, and virtual desktops. Endpoint device growth is driven by mobile devices, in particular, smartphones. More mobile users accessing email outside of their organization’s network increases risks and requires more security.

The most significant trend in the email security market is the acceleration of organizations migrating to the cloud. Customers are adopting cloud-based mailbox services and migrating and augmenting their email security to the cloud from on-premises appliances. This adds new levels of complexity to the security. Migration to cloud-based services moves the service outside of an organization’s security perimeter and potentially opens the organization up to more frequent and easier cyber-attacks. Microsoft Office 365 is the dominant cloud email service. Many vendors offer robust email solutions which augment Office 365.

Email security vendors are offering more automation to support the shortage in skilled security professionals. Data privacy regulations, such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the EU, drive the need for tools to meet compliance requirements and local data centers. Organizations are looking for integrated solutions that enable them to consolidate vendors and increase operational efficiencies while gaining stronger, comprehensive security. In such a competitive environment, email security vendors need to differentiate.


  • Executive Summary
    • Executive Summary-Market Engineering Measurements
    • Executive Summary-CEO's Perspective
    • Introduction to the Research
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Overview-Email Security
    • Market Overview-Impact of the Cloud
    • Market Overview-Impact of Social Media
    • Market Overview-Email Security Functions and Features
    • Market Overview-Why is Email Security Important?
    • Market Overview-Mergers and Acquisition
    • Market Overview-Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Market Overview-Distribution Channels
  • External Challenges: Drivers and Restraints-Total Email Security Market
    • Drivers
    • Restraints
    • Drivers Explained
    • Driver Explained-A Perennial Shortage in InfoSec Talent
    • Restraints Explained
  • Trends and Predictions for the Email Security Market
    • Macro Trends Impact for Email Security
    • Macro Trend Discussion-Migration to the Cloud
    • Macro Trend Discussion-Integrated Solutions will Lead to Vendor Consolidation
    • Macro Trend Discussion-Email Vendors Continue to Innovate to Counter Threat Evolution
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Email Security Market
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Total Email Security Market-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Email Security Market: Revenue Forecast Global 2014 – 2022
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Revenue Forecast Comparison with Prior Report
    • Revenue Forecast Comparison with Prior Report-Revenues
      • Table Total Email Security Market: Revenue Growth Rate Compare 2019 report vs 2017 report
    • Revenue Forecast Comparison with Prior Report-Growth Rates
    • Total Email Security Market-Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
    • Regional Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Total Email Security Market-Percent Revenue Forecast by Market Verticals
    • Email Security Vertical Market Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Total Email Security Market-Percent Revenue Forecast by Business Segment
    • Business Segment Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Total Email Security Market
    • Competitive Analysis, Total Email Security Market-Market Share
    • Total Email Security Market-Market Shares 2016 versus 2017
    • Competitive Analysis-Market Shares, 2016 v 2017
      • Table Percent of Revenue, Total Email Security Market: Global, 2016 v 2017
    • Total Email Security Market-Market Shares Gains 2017
    • Competitive Analysis-Market Share Gains 2017
      • Table Percent of Revenue, Market Share Gains/Losses Total Email Security Market: Global, 2016 v 2017
    • Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
    • Email Security Market-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Email Security Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Regional Distribution of Revenue of the Major Market Participants-2017
    • Regional Revenue Discussion-Major Market Participants
    • Business Segment Distribution of Revenue of the Major Market Participants-2017
    • Business Segment Revenue Discussion-Major Market Participants
    • Total Email Security Market-Revenue Forecast by Vertical Market
    • Vertical Market Distribution of Revenue of the Major Market Participants-2017
    • Vertical Market Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth in Email Security
  • Consumer/SOHO and SMB Segments Breakdown
    • Consumer/SOHO and SMB-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Consumer/SOHO and SMB: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Consumer/SOHO and SMB Segments-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Consumer + SMB Segment: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2022
    • Consumer/SOHO and SMB Segments-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Consumer/SOHO and SMB Segments-Market Share
    • Consumer/SOHO and SMB-Competitive Environment
  • Midsize Segment Breakdown
    • Midsize Segment-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Midsize Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Midsize Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Midsize Segment: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2022
    • Midsize Segment-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Midsize Segment-Market Share
    • Midsize Segment-Competitive Environment
  • Large Business Segment Breakdown
    • Large Business Segment-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Large Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Large Business Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Large Business Segment: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2022
    • Large Business Segment-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Large Business Segment-Market Share
    • Large Business Segment-Competitive Environment
  • Enterprise Segment Breakdown
    • Enterprise Segment-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Enterprise Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Enterprise Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Enterprise Segment: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2022
    • Enterprise Segment-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Enterprise Segment-Market Share
    • Enterprise Segment-Competitive Environment
  • Large Enterprise Segment Breakdown
    • Large Enterprise Segment-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Large Enterprise Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2017
    • Large Enterprise Segment-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Large Enterprise Segment: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014-2022
    • Large Enterprise Segment-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Large Enterprise Segment-Market Share
    • Large Enterprise Segment-Competitive Environment
  • North America Breakdown
    • North America Market-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Email Security Market in NA: Revenue Forecast, Global 2014 – 2022
    • North America Market-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • North America-Market Share
    • North America-Market Shares 2016 versus 2017
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Breakdown
    • EMEA Breakdown
    • EMEA Market-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Email Security Market in EMEA: Revenue Forecast, Global 2014 – 2022
    • EMEA Market-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • EMEA-Market Share
    • EMEA-Market Shares 2016 versus 2017
  • Asia-Pacific Breakdown
    • Asia-Pacific Market-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Email Security Market in APAC: Revenue Forecast, Global 2014 – 2022
    • Asia-Pacific Market-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Asia-Pacific-Market Share
    • Asia-Pacific-Market Share 2016 versus 2017
  • Latin America Breakdown
    • LATAM Market-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Email Security Market in LATAM: Revenue Forecast, Global 2014 – 2022
    • Latin America Market-Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Latin America-Market Share
    • Latin America-Market Shares 2016 versus 2017
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-Predictions
    • The Last Word-Recommendations
  • Company Profiles
    • Vendor Profile Notes
    • Profile-Barracuda Networks
    • Profile-Check Point
    • Profile-Cisco
    • Profile-Clearswift
    • Profile-FireEye
    • Profile-Forcepoint
    • Profile-Fortinet
    • Profile-Mimecast
    • Profile-Proofpoint
    • Profile-Sophos
    • Profile-Symantec
    • Profile-Trend Micro
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Endpoint Management Market: Global, 2017
    • Partial List of Companies Interviewed
    • Acronyms and Terms Defined
    • Total Email Security Market-Companies included in "Other" Category
    • Consumer/SOHO and SMB Segments-Companies included in "Other" Category
    • Midsize Segment-Companies included in "Other" Category
    • Large Business Segment Companies included in "Other" Category
    • Enterprise Segment-Companies included in "Other" Category
    • Large Enterprise Segment-Companies included in "Other" Category
    • North America Segment-Companies included in "Other" Category
    • EMEA Segment-Companies included in "Other" Category
    • APAC Segment-Companies included in "Other" Category
    • LATAM Segment-Companies included in "Other" Category
    • Learn More-Next Steps
    • Additional Sources of Information on Study Topic Area

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