Managed Security Service Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

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Managed Security Service Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Status : July, 2020 | Technology & Media | PPT format

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Global Managed Security Service Market: Snapshot

Network security services outsourced to third-party service providers are defined as managed security services. A managed security services provider (MSSP) basically is a company that can offer relevant security services to interested businesses. In short, a managed security service provider monitors and manages security of all devices and systems belonging to a company or a business. These systems may be vulnerable to attacks by phishing scams, virus attacks, hackers, and other type of harmful activities. Network security services mainly include virtual private network, managing firewalls, anti-viral scanning, intrusion detection, and several other actions.

Due to a great need of these services, a distinctly managed security service market exists, wherein manufacturing businesses offer quality security services through their operation centers. These services might be provided from an office, or also from residential areas. The service provided could differ in its duration, which could range from a few days to multiple weeks and months. Potential clients usually opt for long-term services as these are mainly available for the best price.

A dire need for network-based protection again undesirable activities has been primarily driving the global managed security service market. Thus, effectiveness and convenience are two factors positively contributing to the market’s growth. From a long-term perspective, availing network security services can reduce costs needed to be borne for facilitating IT operations, thereby propelling the global managed security service market’s growth. An increase in the use of cloud based services, which can be effectively linked with network security processes is also proving to be beneficial to the market.

Global Managed Security Service Market: Overview 

Network security services when outsourced to a third-party service provider is known as managed security services (MSS). A company providing such a service is referred to as a managed security services provider (MSSP). A managed security service provider monitors and manages security of devices and systems. Some of the popular services provided by them include intrusion detection, managed firewall, virtual private network, vulnerability scanning, and anti-viral services.

Managed security service providers leverage high-availability security operation centers, either from their own in-house facilities or from other data center providers, to bring round-the-clock services. This helps to bring down the number of operational security personnel needed to hire, train and maintain proper security. 

Global Managed Security Service Market: Key Trends 

Two of the unique perceived benefits of managed security service is the convenience and effectiveness in providing high level of security. This has resulted in their uptake among end users and will continue doing so in the near future as well, thereby stoking growth in the global market. Further, its ability in bringing down the expenditure on IT and enabling quick resolution of problems is also slated work in favor of its market’s growth. 

Other factors stoking the market is the soaring uptake of public cloud and the shared responsibility model for security in the cloud. Besides, major dearth of skilled cyber security professionals along with the changing contours of cyber security is also pushing demand in the global managed security service market. 

Global Managed Security Service Market: Market Potential 

Among the different end users, the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) segment is seeing a rapid change in consumers behaviors which has resulted in massive usage of mobile applications and other online platforms. This has resulted in increased susceptibility to cyber-attacks. In December 2016, for example, the Russian central bank along with other private banks lost US$3 mn in cyber-attacks.

 

Such incidents have necessitated robust security which in turn has driven up demand in the managed security service market. Other end use sectors driving the market are government, healthcare, retail, telecommunication and information technology, energy and utilities, and industrial manufacturing, among others. 

At the forefront of driving growth are the market is small and medium businesses that are increasingly ramping up their current business models and infrastructure to stay competitive. In the process they are increasingly taking to managed security services that helps them optimize business processes and enhance operational efficiency within their budgets. 

Global Managed Security Service Market: Regional Outlook 

From a geographical perspective, currently North America is a key market. One reason why the market has seen good growth is the presence of many organizations – large, medium, and small – in the economically advanced nations of the U.S. and Canada. In the near future, the market for managed security service is predicted to grow fast on account of rising demand for mobile workforce and proliferating mobile devices and digital technologies. 

Moving forward, however, the market is slated to lose some of its sheen because of the powerful emergence of the Asia Pacific market on the back of swift uptake of cloud-based managed security services by enterprises of different sizes.   

Global Managed Security Service Market: Competitive Analysis 

The global managed security services market is characterized by stiff competition owing to the presence of a copious number of small and large vendors. In order to bolster their positions further, established players are trying to acquire niche vendors. This would enable them to expand their product portfolio and up market shares. Some of the prominent vendors profiled in the report are IBM Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, Verizon Communications, Inc., AT&T, Inc., Symantec Corporation, and Rapid7, Inc.

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

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

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.