Thursday 11 June 2015, Amsterdam
The report, now available on ASDReports, recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global IT security consulting services market: Accenture, Deloitte, E&Y, EMC, HP, IBM, KPMG and PwC
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Above Security, Accuvant, AON, AppSec Consulting, AsTech Consulting, Booz Allen Hamilton, Carve Systems, CenturyLink Technologies Solutions, Cigital, Core securities, CSC, Dell, Denim Group, FishNet Security, GuardSite, HCL, Health Security Solutions, IOActive, KLC Consulting, Maven Security Consulting, McAfee, NetIQ, NetVault Systems, PA Consulting, Praetorian, Quadrant Information Security, Seccuris, Solutionary, Symantec, Telos, Towerwall, Trend Micro and Trustwave Holdings
Commenting on the report, an analyst said: “A rising number of SMEs, particularly in the manufacturing, retail, and banking sectors, are looking for security consulting services to protect critical business information. SMEs seek the help of service providers to monitor networks in real time from unauthorized network intrusions and virus attacks. IT security consulting services support an organization's growth by addressing its security requirements and streamlining its business processes and improving operational efficiency.”
According to the report, the growing dependence of businesses on websites and web applications has led to an unprecedented surge in cyber threats. APTs are on the rise because of the growing complexity of cyber attacks. Many companies across various verticals are adopting network security solutions to secure their IT infrastructure, which in turn will drive the growth of the global IT security consulting services market during the forecast period.
Further, the report states that companies are reluctant to invest in IT security measures because of a lack of awareness about cybersecurity threats.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.