Cognitive Security Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)

The Cognitive Security Market is segmented by Deployment (Cloud-Based, On-premise), Service (Professional, Managed), Application (Cognitive Threat Analytics, Predictive Maintenance, Cross-Investigation Analytics), End-user Industry (IT & Telecommunication, BFSI, Government), and Geography.

Market Snapshot

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Fastest Growing Market:

Asia Pacific

Largest Market:

North America



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Market Overview

Cognitive Security Market is expected to register a healthy CAGR of over 33% during the forecast period (2019 - 2024). Enterprises are expanding their horizon to different geographies thereby generating data in terms of volume, velocity & veracity to gain some useful insights, where security plays a significant role by the help of various analysis technique in order to enhance their product and service offerings. 

  • The growth in usage of cognitive security services for data storage of the confidential and private data of an organization with the rise in employee mobility is expected to drive the global cognitive security market. Since IT teams are struggling under the amplified workload, therefore to alleviate this additional load and allow IT to focus on delivering innovation. Introduction of new artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities are expected to allow IT teams, to function at machine speed and scale through personalized network insights and impact the demand for such solutions in the market.
  • With the increasing adoption of the cloud-based services in various business platforms have led to the need to secure the information of organizations. The implementation of cloud-based cognitive security by small and medium enterprises is increasing rapidly and fuels the growth of the market.
  • IT businesses are adopting the cognitive security services for transferring huge amount of data. There is rapid adoption of the internet on smartphones in recent past which access data on the cloud, resulting in an increasing need for cloud security, thereby fueling the demand of the cognitive security market during the forecast period.

Scope of the Report

Cognitive computing uses an advanced type of artificial intelligence, thereby leveraging over various forms of AI, including machine-learning algorithms and deep-learning networks, that get stronger and smarter over time. Cognitive security is widely being adopted across a diverse set of industries for the protection of crucial information including public safety and utility companies. Cognitive security help in analyzing security developments and separate all the structured and unstructured information data into information thereby providing continuous security to business for improving its productivity.

Cloud Based
By Service
Cognitive Threat Intelligence
Predictive Maintenance
Cross-Investigation Analytics
Automated compliance management
Other Applications
North America
Latin America
Middle East & Africa

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Key Market Trends

Cognitive Threat Analytics to Grow at a Significant Rate

  • Cognitive Threat Analytics relies on advanced statistical modeling and machine learning to independently identify new threats, learn from what it sees, and adapt over time. Owing to the enhanced improvements in the It security capabilities such solutions are emerging as most sought out solutions and drive the demand.
  • This cloud-based solution reduces time to discovery of threats operating inside the network. It addresses gaps in perimeter-based defenses by identifying the symptoms of a malware infection or data breach using behavioral analysis and anomaly detection. With the increased pressure on the businesses to secure confidential and strategic business data, the market is expected to experience improved adoption over the forecast period.
  • Moreover, it helps to improve network visibility, security, and incident response across the entire network. It correlates local traffic models with global threat behaviors to give a rich threat context around network traffic. Also, it applies machine learning and statistical modeling for encrypted traffic analytics to enhance NetFlow analysis.
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North America to Hold the Largest Market Share

  • High adoption of the advanced technologies, such as IoT, big data analytics, along with cloud computing is fueling the growing demand of the data security across the various end-user segment and is expected to drive the growth of the cognitive security market across the North America region during the forecast period. 
  • Moreover, the North America region is beholding the growing incidence of various cyber-crimes such as identity theft, phishing, along with malicious attacks that have been growing remarkably in the recent past. Major industries such as BFSI, manufacturing, retail, healthcare among others are highly susceptible to these threats. 
  • Organizations across the region are beginning to integrate cognitive security tools in their businesses, for instance, IBM Security is putting out products to help IT leaders equip their cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). Watson for Cyber Security is powering products such as IBM QRadar Advisor with Watson beginning to see evidence of the transformative power of this emerging technology.
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Competitive Landscape

The cognitive security market is moderately competitive and also consists of a few prominent players that have better brand recognition in the market. In terms of market share, some of the players currently dominate the market. However, with the advancement in the AI and its integration across the cybersecurity services, new players are penetrating across the emerging region thereby increasing their market presence as well as expanding their business footprint across the emerging economies.

  • Jun 2019 - Cisco announced its software innovations designed to make managing and securing networks easier. As part of its broadened capabilities offering, Cisco is also unveiling innovations to more effectively manage users and applications across the entire enterprise network from campus networks and wide-area networks to data centers and the IoT edge.
  • May 2019 - Darktrace announced that the Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA), the largest charity providing welfare support to members of the Royal Air Forces, has selected Darktrace’s cyber AI to protect its members’ sensitive data from insider threat and sophisticated attacks.

Major Players

  1. IBM Corporation
  2. Trend Micro Incorporated
  3. Symantec Corporation
  4. Cisco System Inc.
  5. McAfee LLC

* Complete list of players covered available in the table of contents below

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Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Introduction to Market Drivers and Restraints

    3. 4.3 Market Drivers

      1. 4.3.1 Open Source & Cloud Platforms Increasingly Becoming Vulnerable to Security Threats

      2. 4.3.2 Growing Adoption of IoT and Connected Devices across Industries

    4. 4.4 Market Restraints

      1. 4.4.1 Lack of AI Professionals to Handle Cyber security Issues Ontime

    5. 4.5 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.5.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    6. 4.6 Technology Snapshot


    1. 5.1 Deployment

      1. 5.1.1 On-Premise

      2. 5.1.2 Cloud Based

    2. 5.2 By Service

      1. 5.2.1 Professional

      2. 5.2.2 Managed

    3. 5.3 Application

      1. 5.3.1 Cognitive Threat Intelligence

      2. 5.3.2 Predictive Maintenance

      3. 5.3.3 Cross-Investigation Analytics

      4. 5.3.4 Automated compliance management

      5. 5.3.5 Other Applications

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 North America

      2. 5.4.2 Europe

      3. 5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.4.4 Latin America

      5. 5.4.5 Middle East & Africa


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 IBM Corporation

      2. 6.1.2 Trend Micro Incorporated

      3. 6.1.3 Symantec Corporation

      4. 6.1.4 Cisco System Inc.

      5. 6.1.5 Darktrace Limited

      6. 6.1.6 McAfee LLC

      7. 6.1.7 LogRhythm Inc.

      8. 6.1.8 Fortinet Inc.

      9. 6.1.9 ThreatMetrix Inc.

      10. 6.1.10 Cloudera, Inc.

    2. *List Not Exhaustive


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