European Security Strategies

IDC's European Security Strategies service provides a forward-looking analysis of the vendors and markets for security products and services, and data protection and privacy legislation throughout Europe. The service brings clarity to this evolving sector by categorizing, sizing, and forecasting the market. It considers the impact of technology and business trends and the regulatory context. Subscription benefits include advice on the regulatory landscape, and insights on technologies being applied to security and privacy, such as AI/ML, analytics, cloud, and IoT.


Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • CISO agendas
  • Market opportunity and growth trends
  • How security can enable digital transformation
  • Exploring security as an enterprise risk topic
  • Professional and managed security services
  • Cloud Security – security of, from, and in the cloud
  • Trends and developments in detection and response
  • Future of Trust / Digital Trust
  • Convergence of networking and security
  • Data ethics, data loss prevention, data discovery, encryption/rights management
  • Hardware security modules and key management
  • EU regulations: ePrivacy, NIS regulation, EU Cybersecurity Act, eIDAS regulation

Core Research

  • European IoT Security Market Perspective
  • European Security Appliances Forecast, 2022–2026
  • European Security Software Forecast, 2022–2026
  • European Security Services Forecast, 2022–2026
  • European Cloud Security Gateway Forecast, 2022–2026
  • European Security Vendor Market Shares, 2021
  • Operationalizing privacy compliance and management through automation
  • Data discovery: building a single source of truth for data
  • Encryption and key management in a hybrid/multi-cloud environment
  • Data Loss Prevention forecast

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.


Key Questions Answered

  1. How does the European security market differ from the worldwide one?
  2. What are the challenges and opportunities relating to emerging trends and technologies such as AI, IoT, and IT/OT convergence?
  3. How are new security technologies and techniques resonating with buyers and suppliers in Europe?
  4. How can security be positioned as a business benefit, and how can security leaders build their business influence?
  5. How are the deployment and delivery models of security solutions evolving across European markets?
  6. What is the impact of EU legislation on global firms?

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Meet the Experts
Claudio Stahnke

Senior Research Analyst, European Security Services

Duncan Brown

VP of Enterprise Research Europe

Mark Child

Research Manager, European Security

Romain Fouchereau

Research Manager, European Security