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Executive Snapshot

Figure: Executive Snapshot: Security and COVID-19 — Better Optics Enabled by Data

New Market Developments and Dynamics

Insights from Survey Data

Workforce Issues

Figure: Views on Risk Evolving with the Pandemic

Figure: Quantifying the Worldwide WFH Migration

Figure: Work-from-Home Projections: Before COVID-19, Now, and Postvaccine

Changing Expectations for Security Spend

Figure: North American IT Professionals' Spending Expectations on Security Products and Services Evolution Since the Onset of COVID-19

Figure: IT Professionals' Spending Expectations on Security Products and Services by Market Vertical

The C-Suite

Figure: C-Suite Respondents Spending Expectations on Security Products and Services

Figure: Shifting C-Suite Priorities

A Final Insight from the Survey Research

Figure: Technologies See Spending Increase In Spite of Overall Cuts in IT Spending Cuts Due to COVID-19

Insights from the Earnings Calls


Network Security

Check Point



Palo Alto Networks

Endpoint Security

Trend Micro




Ping Identity

Cybersecurity Analytics, Intelligence, Response, and Orchestration



Legal, Risk, and Compliance

Wolters Kluwer


Physical Security and Video Surveillance


Motorola Solutions

Advice for the Technology Supplier

Figure: Security Software Revenue Growth, 2018–2024: November 2019, April 2020, and August 2020

Figure: Security Software Revenue Growth by Functional Market, 2018–2024: August 2020

Lessons Learned

Time to Value Is the Metric of the Day

Incumbents Have an Advantage

Watch Out for 2021

Pervasive Data Defense and Response Solutions See Strong Demand

Cloud Acceleration

2021 Is the Year of Rethinking Remote Access

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