Operators in the Digital Forensic Services industry provide data recovery services and investigative support of phishing schemes (i.e. the attempted acquisition of personal information by falsely acting as an established, trustworthy entity), bank fraud and child exploitation cases. As more sensitive information is stored online, this has increased the opportunities for cybercrimes. When cybercrimes occur, businesses and organizations use may industry operators to help identify the culprit. Over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to increase due to heightened demand for industry services. In the next five years, industry revenue will continue to expand as more and more activities are conducted online, expanding the need for industry services.
Digital forensic service companies recover and investigate material found in digital devices. Its services often relate to computer crime,
but they increasingly involve mobile devices.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.