The endpoint security software market is forecast to grow at a 4.5 percent annually over the next five years, reaching £4.6 billion by 2021 according to Forrester research.
Alongside a widespread growth of behavioural analytics searching for intruders within the network, Forrester expects that emerging security suites will be the main drivers of projected endpoint market growth.
Other findings include:
· Increased budgets to improve client threat management: 45 percent of global security decision makers plan to increase their spending on client threat management, up from 39 percent in 2015
· Endpoint visibility and control (EVC) will experience the fastest growth: The EVC market is expected to grow 23.2 percent over the next five years.
· Application integrity protection solutions will see high growth: Products using machine learning and AI to detect abnormal patterns of application behaviour are projected to grow by 19.1 percent by 2021.