Global Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market Forecast up to 2024

  • February, 2019
  • Domain: ICT - Security
Pages: 120
Tables: 60
Charts: 37
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Companies: 10
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[120 pages report] The cybersecurity industry is among the fastest growing industries, which provide tremendous economic opportunities but face continuous evolving cyber terrorism and data breaches targeting various sectors, especially government, BFSI, energy & utilities, and education among many others. With the business operations increasingly relying on the Internet and networks, cybersecurity is becoming a major concern. With more and more number of systems being connected, making the lateral movement and compromising the systems by malicious codes are becoming easy for attackers, which can cause more damage to the organizations as well as their customers.

APTs are the most prolonged cyberattacks with the purpose of stealing sensitive and confidential information from the targeted organization. Combating the APT requires a continuous effort and combination of various tools and techniques for performing tasks more rapidly and efficiently. APT protection solutions, by combining multiple tools and techniques, help the targeted organization in responding to threats more quickly, actively, and effectively.

Market Analysis

According to Infoholic Research, the global advanced persistent threat protection market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.1% during the forecast period to reach revenue of $16.2 billion by 2024. There are significant growth opportunities for the APT protection market due to various factors such as improving the visibility and control across the organization network, reducing the business risks by preventing and responding to APT attacks, and securing the highly confidential and sensitive information from being stolen by the attackers. According to several recent surveys, more than 65% of the security breaches worldwide were discovered months after the incident. Hence, detecting the APT attacks at the right time enables organizations to prevent financial losses and damage to the brand name.

Market Segmentation Analysis

The report provides in-depth qualitative insights and validated market forecast or projections based on certain assumptions and historical data. The projections and trends featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions based on the vendors’ portfolio, blogs, whitepapers, and vendor presentations. Thus, the research report represents every side of the market and is segmented based on regional markets, solutions, services, and verticals.

Competitive Analysis

The report covers and analyzes the advanced persistent threat protection market. Major vendors across different verticals are planning for high investments in this market, and as a result, the market is expected to grow at an impressive rate in the coming years. The key players are adopting various organic as well as inorganic growth strategies such as mergers & acquisitions, collaborations & partnerships, joint ventures, and few other strategies to be in the strong position in the market.

The report contains an in-depth analysis of the vendors’ profile, which includes financial health, business units, key business priorities, SWOT, strategies, and views. The prominent vendors covered in the report include IBM Corporation, Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Trend Micro, Symantec Corporation, FireEye, Forcepoint, SecureWorks, McAfee, and Fortinet among many others. The vendors have been identified based on the portfolio, geographical presence, marketing & distribution channels, revenue generation, and significant investments in R&D.

IBM, Cisco, Symantec, and Palo Alto Networks are the key players in the advanced persistent threat protection market. In 2017, IBM acquired Agile 3 Solutions, LLC for adding capabilities to the company’s security portfolio. In 2018, Cisco acquired Duo Security to expand its cloud and security capabilities. Symantec, in 2018, acquired Javelin Networks for enhancing its endpoint security business. Palo Alto Networks, in 2017, acquired LightCyber Ltd., for adding behavioral analytics in the offerings for enhancing the functionality of the platform.

The report also includes the complete insights of the industry and aims to provide an opportunity for the emerging and established players to understand the market trends, current scenario, initiatives taken by the government, and the latest technologies related to the market. In addition, it helps the venture capitalists in understanding the companies better and to take informed decisions.

Regional Analysis

North America held the largest market share in 2017 and is expected to dominate the advanced persistent threat protection market during the forecast period. The market in this region is expected to grow due to the increasing number of cyber attacks and stringent government regulations. The governments of the US and Canada are witnessing more than 12% of the rise in cybercrimes on a yearly basis. The governments in these countries are investing heavily in the cybersecurity and making compliance standards for preventing APTs in a proactive manner. In the US, the present compliance standard has made it compulsory for organizations to have IT security solutions, which contain security information and event management (SIEM).


The report provides an in-depth analysis of the advanced persistent threat protection market. APT protection solutions increase the visibility and control across the organization IT environment, including the network and all endpoints, which is vital for preventing APTs. By protecting against the APTs, the organizations can enhance the security of themselves as well as their customers. APT protection solutions help in monitoring the network, preventing the intrusions, and detecting the anomaly. APT protection solutions help organizations across various verticals in combating against these advanced threats by providing the layered security approach. The report discusses the market in terms of solutions, services, verticals, and regions. Further, the report provides details about the major challenges impacting the market growth.

1 Executive Summary 

1.1        More than 30% of the Cybersecurity attacks are targeted attacks

1.2        Key global APT protection trends expected over the next 5 years

2 Industry Outlook 

2.1        Industry Overview

2.2        Industry Trends

3 Market Snapshot 

3.1        Total Addressable Market

3.2        Segment Addressable Market

3.2.1        PEST Analysis

3.2.2        Porter’s Five Force Analysis

3.3        Related Markets

4 Market Characteristics  

4.1        Ecosystem

4.2        Market Trends and Impact

4.3        Value Chain Analysis

4.4        Advanced Persistent Threat Lifecycle

4.5        Market Segmentation

4.6        Market Dynamics

4.6.1        Drivers    Increasing occurrence of data breaches and Zero day attacks                                                     Skilled and determined cyber criminals                                                                                      Stringent government regulations for cybersecurity                                                                        

4.6.2        Restraints    Shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals                                                                           Unawareness about advanced persistent threats                                                                            

4.6.3        Opportunities    Increasing demand for managed security services                                                                      Increased adoption of cloud technology                                                                                         

4.6.4        DRO – Impact Analysis

5 Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market, By Component  

5.1        Overview

5.2        Solutions

5.2.1        SIEM and Threat Intelligence

5.2.2        Advanced Sandboxing Solution

5.2.3        Next-Generation Firewall

5.2.4        IDS/IPS

5.2.5        Advanced Endpoint Protection

5.2.6        Forensics and Investigation

5.2.7        Others

5.3        Services

5.3.1        Professional Services

5.3.2        Managed Services

6 Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market, By Vertical   

6.1        Overview

6.2        Government and Defence

6.3        BFSI

6.4        Healthcare

6.5        Retail

6.6        IT and Telecom

6.7        Energy & Utilities

6.8        Education

6.9        Others

7 Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market, By Region 

7.1        Overview

7.2        North America

7.3        Europe

7.3.1        Market Size and Analysis

7.4        Asia Pacific

7.4.1        Market Size and Analysis

7.5        RoW

7.5.1        Market Size and Analysis

8 Competitive Landscape  

8.1        Competitor Analysis

8.2        Product/Offerings Portfolio Analysis

8.3        Market Developments

8.3.1        Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

8.3.2        Expansions

8.3.3        Product Launches & Exhibitions

9 Vendor Profiles  

9.1        IBM Corporation

9.1.1        Overview

9.1.2        Business Units

9.1.3        Geographic Revenue

9.1.4        Recent Developments

9.1.5        SWOT Analysis

9.1.6        Business Focus and Strategies

9.2        Cisco

9.2.1        Overview

9.2.2        Business Units

9.2.3        Geographic Revenue

9.2.4        Recent Developments

9.2.5        SWOT Analysis

9.2.6        Business Focus and Strategies

9.3        Palo Alto Networks

9.3.1        Overview

9.3.2        Business Units

9.3.3        Geographic Revenue

9.3.4        Recent Developments

9.3.5        SWOT Analysis

9.3.6        Business Focus and Strategies

9.4        Trend Micro

9.4.1        Overview

9.4.2        Business Units

9.4.3        Geographic Revenue

9.4.4        Recent Developments

9.4.5        SWOT Analysis

9.4.6        Business Focus and Strategies

9.5        Symantec Corporation

9.5.1        Overview

9.5.2        Business Units

9.5.3        Geographic Revenue

9.5.4        Recent Developments

9.5.5        SWOT Analysis

9.5.6        Business Focus and Strategies

10 Companies to Watch for

10.1          FireEye

10.1.1      Overview

10.1.3      Analyst Opinion

10.2          Forcepoint

10.2.1      Overview

10.2.3      Analyst Opinion

10.3          Secureworks

10.3.1      Overview

10.3.3      Analyst Opinion

10.4          McAfee

10.4.1      Overview

10.4.3      Analyst Opinion

10.5          Fortinet

10.5.1      Overview

10.5.3      Analyst Opinion

11 Annexure     

11.1          Report Scope

11.2          Market Definition

11.3          Research Methodology

11.3.1      Data Collation & In-house Estimation

11.3.2      Market Triangulation

11.3.3      Forecasting

11.4          Study Declarations

11.5          Report Assumptions

11.6       Abbreviations

Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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