The major forces driving this market are the increased threat of cyber attacks across energy and power sector, government pressure and security compliance and regulations, threats from terrorist attacks and cyber attacks, lack in comprehensive solutions for ICS security and insider threats. Companies providing cyber security solutions are looking forward to gain a better competitive advantage in this growing market, thereby creating comprehensive security solutions and integrated security management platforms for the industries and critical infrastructures.
In the current scenario, the power, energy and utilities vertical security continues to be the largest segment, in terms of spending and adoption, for ICS security solutions. This is followed by commercial, communication systems and manufacturing industry ICS security solutions. In terms of regions, North America is expected to be the biggest market on the basis spending and adoption for ICS security solutions. MarketsandMarkets further expects that the increasing energy markets in the developing economies and increased deployment of ICS infrastructure will further enhance the growth of the market.