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Western Europe Specialized Threat Analysis and Protection Forecast, 2016-2021: The Enterprise Strikes Back

Western Europe Specialized Threat Analysis and Protection Forecast, 2016-2021: The Enterprise Strikes Back

This IDC study discusses the market for STAP solutions, which are categorized by their lack of reliance on signatures to filter out known threats. They also typically (but not always) feature the use of analytics tools, possibly in conjunction with threat intelligence, to understand what "normal" behavior looks like. From this understanding, activity that deviates from the norm can be marked for further analysis. If it turns out that they are unusual but innocent, they can be allowed back into the mainstream. However, if they do turn out to be malicious or perhaps even deemed to have a sufficiently detrimental impact on performance, they can be blocked."Western European enterprises increasingly realize that traditional approaches to security are unsustainable. This is particularly so given the backdrop of an escalating threat landscape, targeted attacks, and mounting digital transformation. Consequently, there is an appetite for offerings that go beyond traditional, reactive approaches and offer more proactive solutions. The ability to understand context and behavior to identify unwanted, suspicious, and malicious activity through STAP solutions opens a new front for enterprises in the battle against threat actors. While remaining a small segment, the rapid pace of growth means that the STAP market's time to shine is upon us," said Dominic Trott, research manager, IDC's European Security Research practice.


IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Boundary STAP
Endpoint STAP
Internal Network Analysis STAP
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
Evolving Threat Actor Capabilities and Attack Sophistication
Time to Detection
Resource Limitations
Inhibitors
Lack of Response and Remediation Capabilities
STAP Fatigue
Significant Market Developments
Sandbox Maturity
AI and Machine Learning on the Endpoint
Virtualization and Cloud Migration Drive Containerization and Segmentation Uptake
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Methodology
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