With numerous security risks against everything from Apple’s iPhone to Windows 7. Combined with more increasingly sophisticated attacks such as the recent banking incidents has left the Software Security market in a strong position. Industry analysts Garner have concluded that the industry as a whole is to see a rise by 11.3% this year.
Interestingly, their analysis which primarily focused on the Enterprise Software market has indicated that sales of Software As A Service for example maintaining the anti virus system on their behalf is the strongest growth area. Enterprise is looking to unload the burden of security to specialist firms, whom are happy to pull in the cash for doing so.
They recon that the best approach to enterprise security in terms of sales is to offer complete all in one suites that do everything as sub modules. This could open up an interesting sector of re branding products in a white label allowing Independent Software Vendors the ability to compete with the backing of major players in the game.
Despite this however an alarming number of security experts in enterprise firms believe that their organization does not have sufficient resources to Handel a major security attack.
It is likely the next major growth in the security firm will be mobile phone security given the number of security risks associated with the major phones released this year.