Endpoint security, expected to reach $22.1 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 8 per cent during the period from 2020 to 2028, is the frontline defence for cybersecurity. With an increase in remote working, people using different devices to get work done, securing all points of internal data exchange with external devices is the first line of security for most enterprises. Today endpoint security providers offer cloud-based solutions to enterprises that are used in multiple applications. Endpoint security systems prevent hackers from identifying and exploiting hidden flaws on many mobile and other customer touchpoints from where data is collected. A report by Ericsson says that emerging IoT tech and devices will further increase demand for security. A phenomenon that has been accelerated due to the pandemic.
Meanwhile, the Middle East cybersecurity market is expected to grow and reach almost $30 billion in revenue. Saudi Arabia is expected to be the biggest user of endpoint and cybersecurity software. Turkey, UAE, Egypt, Israel come close. The cumulative worth of the cybersecurity market in these countries is likely to cross $15 billion this year. SMBs in the Middle East have deployed cloud security measures since it allows them to focus on their primary duties instead of investing in security infrastructure due to budget constraints.
An industry-wise look tells us that BFSI, energy, healthcare, and government agencies are the top users of endpoint security in the Middle East.
Let’s take a closer look at the endpoint security industry and find out the Top 10 global endpoint security specialists.
Microsoft offers various endpoint security solutions, such as cloud security, identity and access management, intrusion prevention systems, and information protection solutions like the Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) and Microsoft Defender.
Microsoft has its presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
Nortonlifelock provides secure storage and systems management solutions that help consumers secure and manage their information. The company operates in two business segments — enterprise security and consumer digital safety. The company offers an endpoint security service, threat protection, antivirus and malware protection, information protection, identity protection, and cloud data protection. With its subsidiaries and a strong network of distribution, the company has its presence in the Americas, Europe, and Asia- Pacific.
Sophos provides the most extensive set of security and services for enterprise-grade apps, whether on-premises or across any multi-cloud environment. Sophos develops products for communication endpoint security, antivirus, mobile security, web protection, encryption, next-gen unified threat management, and network security. With its subsidiaries and a strong network of distribution, the company has its presence in North America, Europe, Asia- Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa.
McAfee is a renowned cybersecurity and endpoint security provider. Serving a large clientele, McAfee provides endpoint security, data loss prevention, mobile security, encryption, web gateway, server security, intrusion prevention system, identity and access management, and enterprise security services. McAfee has its presence in various regions, such as North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
FireEye is a specialised security service provider of various security solutions, such as endpoint security, next-generation threat protection, email security, and threat intelligence. It has its presence in the Americas, Europe, Asia- Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa.
Comodo Security Solutions is a cybersecurity platforms provider offering antivirus, internet security, endpoint security, and website security. The company has its presence in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
It develops, markets and supports cybersecurity, network and gateway security solutions, data and endpoint security solutions, and management solutions.
The company has a presence in the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa and provides endpoint security solutions, such as unified threat management, security management, firewall, advanced threat prevention, remote access VPN, and security compliance.
A next-gen endpoint security provider, Carbon Black has pioneered multiple endpoint security categories, including application control, endpoint detection and response, and next-generation antivirus. The company offers endpoint security solutions and services, such as advanced threat protection, malware protection, incident response, PCI Compliance, and Windows XP end of life security. The company has its presence in various regions such as North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
Palo Alto Networks provides multiple solutions, such as cloud security, SaaS security, network security, threat and malware prevention, next-generation firewall, enterprise security, cyber threat alliance, URL filtering and endpoint security. The company has its presence in the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East & Africa.
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Trend Micro develops enterprise security software for servers, containers, cloud computing environments, networks, and endpoints. It specialises in developing endpoint security, email security, network security, malware protection, and advanced threat prevention solutions. It has a presence in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
A pioneer in cybersecurity, IBM provides mobile device management, enterprise mobility management, personal device, personal device management, mobile app development and unified endpoint management. IBM bolsters endpoint security by using AI analytics. IBM has a presence worldwide.
It’s important to know that all endpoint security firms provide premium security on Windows, Android, Apple and Linux-based systems. The inclusion of AI and analytics, threat defence, identity and access management, native patching and updates, data loss prevention, and remote support capabilities help security providers create the perfect endpoint security strategy and solutions that exceed customer expectations.