Worldwide spending on information security will reach $76.9 billion in 2015, an increase of 8.2 percent over 2014.
The increasing adoption of mobile, cloud, social and information (often interacting together) will drive use of new security technology and services through 2016.
Regulatory pressure will increase in Western Europe and Asia/Pacific from 2014.
Mobile security will be a higher priority for consumers from 2017 onward.
By 2017, 90% of an enterprise's endpoints will utilize some form of hardware protection to ensure that endpoint integrity is maintained.
By 2018, 25% of security applications that were previously purchased independently will be incorporated directly into business applications.
Cyberthreat intelligence (CTI) has emerged as a potentially powerful tool for Security& Risk professionals who must defend their digital business from cybercriminals seeking to disrupt their operations and steal their most valuable information — their customers' data.
Investors are eager to capitalize on the strong demand for CTI solutions and services: Since October 2014, CTI vendors have raised $102.5 million, and there have been three acquisitions.
The vendor landscape is overwhelming, and Security& Risk professionals must separate fact from hype when it comes to investing in CTI offerings.