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Email, Web and IM Security Market Trends, 2009-2012 Product Image

Email, Web and IM Security Market Trends, 2009-2012

  • ID: 1057398
  • June 2009
  • 52 Pages
  • Osterman Research, Inc

This report is focused on the demand drivers for solutions that are designed to address email, instant messaging and Web-related security threats. The research conducted for this report, and the report itself, are focused on the needs of vendors, investors and others who are interested in participating in the email, instant messaging and Web security markets in some fashion. The information included in this report is designed to help these vendors and interested parties make informed decisions about the future opportunities available in this market.

Key Findings and Trends Discussed in this Report

-Web 2.0 Security Threats
The number of respondents interested in investing in Web 2.0 gateway security grew reasonably compared to last year’s survey, a testament to the growing variety and number of Web-based threats.

-Linkedin Is In, Facebook Is Suspect And MySpace Is Really Suspect
While half of organizations allow Facebook use by their employees, only 28% of respondents (IT decision makers in mid-sized and large organizations) consider the application to be “legitimate” for business use. The same goes for Twitter, which was allowed by 49% of READ MORE >

Chapter 1: Executive Summary
Chapter 2: Background and Methodology
Chapter 3: Problems in Managing the Security Infrastructure
Chapter 4: Key Feature and Function Requirements
Chapter 5: Security Delivery Models
Chapter 6: Planned Security Expenditures
Chapter 7: IT 2009 Spending Plans and Security Market Forecast
Chapter 8: Security Vendors

List of Figures
North American Messaging and Web Security Market Forecast, 2009-2012
“Is the percentage of spam blocked by your anti-spam system(s) getting better, worse
or staying the same over time?”
“Is the false positive ratio generated by your anti-spam system(s) getting better, worse
or staying the same over time?”
Infiltrations and Problems That Have Occurred Between 2008 and 2009
Organizations That Have Switched Security Vendors Between 2008 and 2009
Legitimate vs. Non-Legitimate Applications
Applications Allowed and Not Allowed
Percentage of Organizations That Use Social Networking Tools for Marketing Purposes
Importance of Various Features in Terms of Their Importance in Switching or Replacing
Existing Anti-Spam Solution(s)
Importance of Various Features in Terms of Their Importance in Switching or Replacing
Existing Anti-Malware Solution(s)
Importance of Various Reasons for Deploying an Intrusion Protection (IPS) Solution
“Should reputation based email security services be integrated with your other
perimeter systems?”
“Does your organization require email messages to be reviewed and approved by others
before being sent outside the organization?”
Current and Expected Breakdown of Anti-Virus Capabilities by Delivery Model
Current and Expected Breakdown of Anti-Spam Capabilities by Delivery Model
Desirability of Various Delivery Models for Basic (Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Basic Compliance)
Email Security Capabilities
Desirability of Various Delivery Models for More Sophisticated Email Security Capabilities
Desirability of Various Models for More Sophisticated Email Security Capabilities
IT Person-Hours Per Week Per 1,000 Users Spent on Managing Messaging Security, Web
Security and Backup/Archival Capabilities
Proportion of Users that Will Employ Wireless Handhelds to Access Email
“Have you considered implementing a reputation-based perimeter solution for
filtering/blocking email
Likelihood of Definitely Using a Managed or Hosted Service Provider for Email Security
Services During the Next 12 Months
Likelihood of Definitely Using a Managed or Hosted Service Provider for Email Security
Services During the Next 24 Months
Likelihood of Definitely Using a Managed or Hosted Service Provider for Web Security
Services During the Next 12 Months
Likelihood of Definitely Using a Managed or Hosted Service Provider for Web Security
Services During the Next 24 Months
Plans for Overall IT Spending in 2009 Compared to 2008
Plans for Email Security Spending in 2009 Compared to 2008
Plans for Web Security Spending in 2009 Compared to 2008
Plans for Instant Messaging Security Spending in 2009 Compared to 2008
North American Messaging and Web Security Market Forecast, 2009-2012

List of Tables
Breakdown of Users by Messaging Platform, 2009 and 2011
Seriousness of Various Management Problems
IT Views on Importance of Non-IT Management and Staff Participating in the Policy
Management Function
Importance of Various Reasons for Deploying a Web Management Solution
Views on the Use of a Hosted/Cloud/SaaS Provider for Email Security
Areas in Which Organizations Will Increase Security Budgets in 2009 Compared to 2008
Likelihood of Investing in New Technologies Between April 2009 and April 2010
Likelihood of Purchasing New Products Over the Next 18 Months, Either to Replace
Existing Capabilities or for New Functionality
Messaging and Related Capabilities Deployed, Early 2009 and Late 2010
Current Practices and Preferences for Managing Email Security Capabilities
Perception of the Value of Various Security Capabilities
Current Practice and Preference for Centralized Management of Security Capabilities
Likelihood of Considering Various Email Security Vendors
Publicly Available Financial Information for Leading Security Vendors

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