European Security Technologies and Strategies

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David Clemente

Research Director, European Security

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Joel Stradling

Senior Research Director, European Security

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Mark Child

Associate Research Director, European Security

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Ralf Helkenberg

Senior Research Manager, European Privacy and Data Security

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IDC's European Security Technologies and Strategies service provides forward-looking analyses of the vendors and markets for security technologies, the evolution of security strategies, and the impact of data protection and privacy legislation throughout Europe. IDC categorizes, sizes, and forecasts the market. The service analyzes the impact of technology and business trends and the regulatory context. Subscription benefits include insights into the tools and technologies being applied to security and privacy, such as XDR, AI/ML, and security analytics, automation, and orchestration. It also assesses the influence of cloud adoption, hybrid work, IoT, and IT-OT convergence.

Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • CISO agendas
  • Market opportunity and growth trends
  • The cyber-resilience imperative
  • How security can support digital innovation
  • Security as an enterprise risk topic
  • Cloud security (all aspects)
  • Trends and developments in detection and response
  • AI and ML in security
  • Trends in zero trust adoption
  • 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, NIS2, DORA, EU Cybersecurity Act, eIDAS

Core Research

  • Market Analysis Perspective: European Identity and Digital Trust
  • Market Analysis Perspective: European Network Security
  • Market Analysis Perspective: European Cloud Security
  • European Endpoint Security Forecast, 2023–2027
  • European Identity and Access Management Forecast, 2023–2027
  • European Security Appliance Forecast, 2023–2027
  • European SAIRO Market Forecast, 2023–2027
  • European DLP Market Forecast, 2023–2027
  • European Security Survey, 2023

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 defining trends on the European security market, and how do they compare with those relating to the worldwide market?
  2. What are the challenges and opportunities relating to evolving trends and technologies, such as XDR, AI/ML-driven security, IT/OT convergence, edge computing, and IoT?
  3. How do new security technologies, strategies, and frameworks resonate 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. How are European organizations working to build the cyber resilience of their infrastructure and processes?
  7. What is the impact of EU legislation on global firms?

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