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Digital Forensics Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2027)

Digital Forensics Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2027)

Mobile device forensics to take over computer forensics in the global digital forensics market

The global digital forensics market includes various types of forensics such as computer forensics, mobile forensics, network forensics, database forensics, and forensic data analysis. Among these, the computer forensics market was seen leading the global market till 2016, as computers were used widely by digital forensics teams to collect critical evidences from digital data and identify the culprits responsible for a particular crime. While the use of computer devices remains the same in the corporate sector, the mobile devices market keeps growing given an increase in the demand for mobile phones all over the world. This has also impacted the digital forensics market, with mobile devices being widely used now to gather useful evidence from digital data.

According to Future Market Insights’ analysis, mobile device forensics has taken over the market with a projected valuation of more than US$ 2,300 Mn by 2027, up from just about US$ 507 Mn in 2017. The mobile device forensics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.4% during the period of study.

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Rising digital crime and concerns about information security to widen the scope of the digital forensics market

Cyber criminals employ a combination of sophisticated technologies to be successful in their target crime missions. Cyber criminals target individuals as well as businesses and rewards achieved are much greater with security protocols being somewhat lax at the other end. Not only this, cyber criminals use multiple channels and mislead security by a series of attacks that takes off the attention of security personnel from the main crime site. Moreover, rising information security concerns by individuals and businesses are expected to increase in the digital forensics market. The information provided by people on various social media platforms has increased, which has led to a rise in concerns regarding the safety of critical and sensitive personal information.

Digital transformation is also a major driver of the market, which will eventually reform some of the business activities that will transform business processes and provide new revenue models using digital technologies, which includes information security, forensics technologies, data governance, cyber security, big data, cloud technologies, social media and mobility and IoT technologies. Manufacturing and retail industries are an early adopter of digitalisation. Digital forensics tools have been the most commonly embraced platform for tracing hacks, recovering data from damaged or erased hard drives, gathering and maintaining digital evidence and in investigation analysis. Increasing technological transformation across various industries will positively impact the growth of the digital forensics market.

The current scenario of digitisation has led to an increase in the trend of cloud based network forensics

As the cloud is a convenient and cost-effective way to store critical business data, its adoption is increasing among SMEs and large enterprises worldwide. Consequently, the demand for cloud security solutions such as cloud network forensics is also growing. As on-premise security solutions are expensive, their adoption is limited among SMEs due to budget constraints, limited resource availability, and the lack of expertise to address security problems. Cloud-based network forensic solutions scan the data traffic before it reaches the network, providing better protection and reduced bandwidth congestion. Cloud-based network forensics solutions do not require any hardware or software and can be controlled remotely, making them cost-effective for end users. These solutions also respond faster to new security threats and unauthorised access.


1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. Market Analysis
1.3. FMI Analysis and Recommendations
2. Market Introduction
2.1. Market Taxonomy
2.2. Market Definition
2.3. Market Overview
3. Market View Point
3.1. Macro-Economic Factors
3.2. Opportunity Analysis
4. Global Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
4.1. Market Size and Y-o-Y Growth
4.2. Absolute $ Opportunity
4.3. Value Chain
4.4. Key Regulations
5. North America Digital Forensics Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Regional Market Dynamics
5.2.1. Drivers
5.2.2. Restraints
5.2.3. Trends
5.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) By Country, 2012-2016
5.3.1. U.S.
5.3.2. Canada
5.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Country, 2017-2027
5.4.1. U.S.
5.4.2. Canada
5.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Type
5.5.1. Computer Forensics
5.5.2. Mobile Device Forensics
5.5.3. Network Forensics
5.5.4. Database Forensics
5.5.5. Forensic Data Analysis
5.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Components
5.6.1. Software
5.6.2. Services
5.6.2.1. Digital Investigation and Consulting
5.6.2.2. Implementation and support
5.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Application
5.7.1. Criminal & Civil Investigations
5.7.2. Corporate litigations
5.7.3. Cyber Crimes
5.7.4. Information Security
5.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By End Use Sector
5.8.1. Private Agencies
5.8.2. Government
5.8.3. Corporate
5.9. Market Attractiveness Analysis
5.9.1. By Country
5.9.2. By Type
5.9.3. By Components
5.9.4. Application
5.9.5. By End Use Sector
5.10. Key Representative Market Participants-Market Presence (Intensity Map)
6. Western Europe Digital Forensics Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Regional Market Dynamics
6.2.1. Drivers
6.2.2. Restraints
6.2.3. Trends
6.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) By Country, 2012-2016
6.3.1. Germany
6.3.2. France
6.3.3. U.K.
6.3.4. Spain
6.3.5. Italy
6.3.6. BENELUX
6.3.7. Nordic
6.3.8. Rest of Western Europe
6.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Country, 2017-2027
6.4.1. Germany
6.4.2. France
6.4.3. U.K.
6.4.4. Spain
6.4.5. Italy
6.4.6. BENELUX
6.4.7. Nordic
6.4.8. Rest of Western Europe
6.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Type
6.5.1. Computer Forensics
6.5.2. Mobile Device Forensics
6.5.3. Network Forensics
6.5.4. Database Forensics
6.5.5. Forensic Data Analysis
6.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Components
6.6.1. Software
6.6.2. Services
6.6.2.1. Digital Investigation and Consulting
6.6.2.2. Implementation and support
6.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Application
6.7.1. Criminal & Civil Investigations
6.7.2. Corporate litigations
6.7.3. Cyber Crimes
6.7.4. Information Security
6.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By End Use Sector
6.8.1. Private Agencies
6.8.2. Government
6.8.3. Corporate
6.9. Market Attractiveness Analysis
6.9.1. By Country
6.9.2. By Type
6.9.3. By Components
6.9.4. Application
6.9.5. By End Use Sector
6.10. Key Representative Market Participants-Market Presence (Intensity Map)
7. Eastern Europe Digital Forensics Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Regional Market Dynamics
7.2.1. Drivers
7.2.2. Restraints
7.2.3. Trends
7.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) By Country, 2012-2016
7.3.1. Russia
7.3.2. Poland
7.3.3. Rest of Eastern Europe
7.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Country, 2017-2027
7.4.1. Russia
7.4.2. Poland
7.4.3. Rest of Eastern Europe
7.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Type
7.5.1. Computer Forensics
7.5.2. Mobile Device Forensics
7.5.3. Network Forensics
7.5.4. Database Forensics
7.5.5. Forensic Data Analysis
7.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Components
7.6.1. Software
7.6.2. Services
7.6.2.1. Digital Investigation and Consulting
7.6.2.2. Implementation and support
7.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Application
7.7.1. Criminal & Civil Investigations
7.7.2. Corporate litigations
7.7.3. Cyber Crimes
7.7.4. Information Security
7.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By End Use Sector
7.8.1. Private Agencies
7.8.2. Government
7.8.3. Corporate
7.9. Market Attractiveness Analysis
7.9.1. By Country
7.9.2. By Type
7.9.3. By Components
7.9.4. Application
7.9.5. By End Use Sector
7.10. Key Representative Market Participants-Market Presence (Intensity Map)
8. Latin America Digital Forensics Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Regional Market Dynamics
8.2.1. Drivers
8.2.2. Restraints
8.2.3. Trends
8.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) By Country, 2012-2016
8.3.1. Brazil
8.3.2. Mexico
8.3.3. Rest of Latin America
8.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Country, 2017-2027
8.4.1. Brazil
8.4.2. Mexico
8.4.3. Rest of Latin America
8.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Type
8.5.1. Computer Forensics
8.5.2. Mobile Device Forensics
8.5.3. Network Forensics
8.5.4. Database Forensics
8.5.5. Forensic Data Analysis
8.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Components
8.6.1. Software
8.6.2. Services
8.6.2.1. Digital Investigation and Consulting
8.6.2.2. Implementation and support
8.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Application
8.7.1. Criminal & Civil Investigations
8.7.2. Corporate litigations
8.7.3. Cyber Crimes
8.7.4. Information Security
8.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By End Use Sector
8.8.1. Private Agencies
8.8.2. Government
8.8.3. Corporate
8.9. Market Attractiveness Analysis
8.9.1. By Country
8.9.2. By Type
8.9.3. By Components
8.9.4. Application
8.9.5. By End Use Sector
8.10. Key Representative Market Participants-Market Presence (Intensity Map)
9. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ) Digital Forensics Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
9.1. Introduction
9.2. Regional Market Dynamics
9.2.1. Drivers
9.2.2. Restraints
9.2.3. Trends
9.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) By Country, 2012-2016
9.3.1. China
9.3.2. India
9.3.3. Australia and New Zealand
9.3.4. ASEAN
9.3.5. Rest of APEJ
9.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Country, 2017-2027
9.4.1. China
9.4.2. India
9.4.3. Australia and New Zealand
9.4.4. ASEAN
9.4.5. Rest of APEJ
9.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Type
9.5.1. Computer Forensics
9.5.2. Mobile Device Forensics
9.5.3. Network Forensics
9.5.4. Database Forensics
9.5.5. Forensic Data Analysis
9.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Components
9.6.1. Software
9.6.2. Services
9.6.2.1. Digital Investigation and Consulting
9.6.2.2. Implementation and support
9.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Application
9.7.1. Criminal & Civil Investigations
9.7.2. Corporate litigations
9.7.3. Cyber Crimes
9.7.4. Information Security
9.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By End Use Sector
9.8.1. Private Agencies
9.8.2. Government
9.8.3. Corporate
9.9. Market Attractiveness Analysis
9.9.1. By Country
9.9.2. By Type
9.9.3. By Components
9.9.4. Application
9.9.5. By End Use Sector
9.10. Key Representative Market Participants-Market Presence (Intensity Map)
10. Japan Digital Forensics Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
10.1. Introduction
10.2. Regional Market Dynamics
10.2.1. Drivers
10.2.2. Restraints
10.2.3. Trends
10.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Type
10.3.1. Computer Forensics
10.3.2. Mobile Device Forensics
10.3.3. Network Forensics
10.3.4. Database Forensics
10.3.5. Forensic Data Analysis
10.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Components
10.4.1. Software
10.4.2. Services
10.4.2.1. Digital Investigation and Consulting
10.4.2.2. Implementation and support
10.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By Application
10.5.1. Criminal & Civil Investigations
10.5.2. Corporate litigations
10.5.3. Cyber Crimes
10.5.4. Information Security
10.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Forecast By End Use Sector
10.6.1. Private Agencies
10.6.2. Government
10.6.3. Corporate
10.7. Drivers and Restraints: Impact Analysis
10.8. Market Attractiveness Analysis
10.8.1. By Type
10.8.2. By Components
10.8.3. Application
10.8.4. By End Use Sector
10.9. Key Representative Market Participants-Ma

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