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Joel Stradling

Senior Research Director, European Security

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Mark Child

Associate Research Director, European Security

IDC's European Security Services service provides forward-looking analyses of security products and services markets in Europe, covering vendors and service providers and data protection and privacy legislation. The service spans Western Europe and Central & Eastern European, bringing clarity to this rapidly evolving sector through segmentation, sizing, and forecasting. It considers the impacts of emerging technology and business trends and the developing regulatory context. Subscription benefits include advice on the fluid regulatory landscape and insights into new technologies being applied to security, risk, and privacy, such as threat intelligence, incident response, managed detection and response (MDR), cloud security, and managed secure network edge.

Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Managed security services
  • Professional security services
  • Security consulting and advisory
  • Cyber-risk management, governance, and compliance
  • Zero trust advisory
  • Managed detection and response and related services
  • Managed infrastructure
  • Security and the cloud
  • Managed threat intelligence
  • AI/ML
  • Security platform as a service
  • Vulnerability management
  • Incident response
  • Cybersecurity skills and training
  • Other managed and outsourced security functions and services: breach management (preparation), assessment of architecture and design, compliance, policy assessment and development, strategy and planning, governance and risk, and business continuity
  • Security, mobility, and edge

Core Research

  • European Security Services Forecast
  • European Security Services Survey
  • European Managed Security Services MarketScape
  • Professional Services and Security Advisory
  • Managed Network and Security Solutions (SASE/SD-WAN)
  • Security Services for Key Verticals

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. What are the key differentiating attributes of a pan-European MSSP?
  2. What are the attributes of new market entrants, and how will they compete?
  3. How are the deployment and delivery models of cybersecurity solutions evolving across European markets?
  4. What is the impact of EU legislation on global firms?
  5. How does the European security market differ from the worldwide market?
  6. How will managed and professional security services evolve, and what are the drivers?
  7. What threat-landscape factors are driving organizations to outsource security functions?
  8. What revenue will be realized from cybersecurity services in Europe?
  9. What are the priorities of European cybersecurity services buyers and how can we address them?