Managed Security Service Provider Market - By Application (Firewall Management, End-point Security, Distributed Denial of Service, Unified Threat Management, Antivirus/Antimalware, and Others), By Deployment Type (Cloud-based, Hybrid, and On-Premises), By Organization Size (Small and Midsized Enterprises (SMEs) and Large Enterprise), By End Users (BFSI, Government & Defense, Telecom & IT, Education, Retail, Healthcare, and Others) and By Region - Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2018-2026

  • To Be Published : Dec 2018 |
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Managed security service refers to network security services, which offers remote monitoring, management of IT security functions, intrusion detection, scanning & anti-viral services, and among others. Managed Security Services (MSS) are provided by the managed security service providers (MSSP), which aid client organizations including small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and large enterprises such as IBM Corporation, Integralis Inc., and AT&T, in management of security of their networks. Increasing number of cyber threats has led to adoption of managed security services by enterprises in various sectors such as BFSI, IT and telecommunication, and government, which is expected to aid in the market growth of managed security service providers. Managed security service providers are majorly focusing on balancing device management, incident response, risk, and compliance functions. Additionally, companies are providing customized services including language support and data sovereignty. Moreover, the providers are adopting network behavioral analysis and predictive analysis to detect threats and events likely to place in the future systems and networks.

Increasing number of cyber-attacks is a major factor driving for growth of the managed security service provider market

Several organizations and corporate entities are increasing focusing on adopting various solutions such as cloud –based solutions and networks, in order to improved their business operations. Companies in sectors such as BFSI, education, and information technology & telecommunications integrate cloud-based systems into their infrastructure to shift the processes online. Therefore, threat for cyber-attacks is increasing significantly. Companies rely security, as the threat to a system directly harms the internal work of the company. For instance, in February 2016, the cyber-attack on central bank of Bangladesh have resulted in loss of US$ 81.2 million. Therefore, increasing complexity of infrastructure regarding cyber-attacks is driving companies to adopt managed security services. Most of the enterprises are adopting cloud-based managed services, which is specifically used for email security, identity access management, and among others, in order to reduce the risk of data breach and cyber-attack. Additionally, managed security service providers have an advantage over internal information technology divisions as these have a better visibility in the threat landscape.

BFSI segment is expected to account for the largest market share over the forecast period

Consumers are increasing focusing on using bank applications through several platforms. Therefore, this makes the services highly susceptible to attacks. Demand for security is high, in order to avoid data breach. Moreover, cyber-attacks in the banking sector are also increasing. For instance, in 2014, the cyber-attack on the European Central Bank (ECB), which included breaching of sensitive personal information such as email addresses and the contact data. Therefore, data security and protection of sensitive information are the major factors driving growth of the BFSI industry. Therefore, adoption of managed security services for application is these sectors is increasing, as data breach and cyber-attacks could lead to high loss. BFSI industry is largely focusing on identify and access management, unified threat management, disaster recovery and others. Therefore, BFSI segment is expected to hold the largest market share and is project retain its dominance over the forecast period.

Global Managed Security Service Provider Market: Regional Insights

On basis of region the global managed security service provider market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa. Asia Pacific is expected to exhibit the highest growth, during the forecast period. India, China, and Japan are the major growth engines in the market of Asia Pacific. This is owing to increasing number of enterprises such as Innospec Chemical Co. Ltd. and Gramin Health Care, in the region. For instance, according to the Coherent Market Insights’ analysis, in India from 2013 to 2014, 58.5 million of new enterprise establishments were recorded. Therefore, increasing number of enterprises will demand for security services, thus propelling growth of the managed security service provider market.

Global Managed Security Service Provider Market: Competitive Background

The key vendors that offer managed security services across the globe are IBM Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, Verizon Communications, Inc., AT&T, Inc., Symantec Corporation, Fortinet, Inc., Solutionary, Inc., SecureWorks, Inc., Computer Services Corporation, CenturyLink, Inc., Trustwave Holdings, Inc., and Rapid7, Inc.

Global Managed Security Service Provider Market: Taxonomy

On basis of application:

  • Firewall Management
  • End-point Security
  • Distributed Denial of Service
  • Unified Threat Management
  • Antivirus/Antimalware
  • Others

On basis of deployment type:

  • Cloud-based
  • Hybrid
  • On-premises

On basis of organization size:

  • Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
  • Large Enterprises

On basis of end users:

  • BFSI
  • Government & Defense
  • Telecom & IT
  • Education
  • Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Others

On basis of region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • Africa

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