Global Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Software (Security Information & Event Management, Endpoint Protection, Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System, Next-Generation Firewall, Threat Intelligence Platform, and Others), By Services (Professional Services and Managed Services), By Deployment (Cloud and On-premise), By Enterprise Size (Small & Medium-sized Enterprises and Large Enterprises), By Industry Vertical (BFSI, IT & Telecom, Retail & E-commerce, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities, Government & Defense, and Others), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2023 – 2032

Industry: Information & Technology


Global Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market Insights Forecasts to 2032

  • The Global Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market Size was valued at USD 6.52 Billion in 2022.
  • The market is growing at a CAGR of 19.3% from 2023 to 2032
  • The Worldwide Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market Size is expected to reach USD 38.08 Billion by 2032
  • Asia-Pacific is expected to grow higher during the forecast period

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The Global Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market Size is expected to reach USD 38.08 billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 19.3% during the forecast period 2023 to 2032.


Market Overview

Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) protection refers to a comprehensive set of strategies and technologies designed to defend against sophisticated and persistent cyber threats. APTs are stealthy and targeted attacks that aim to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information and remain undetected within a network for an extended period. APT protection combines multiple layers of defense, including network security, endpoint security, threat intelligence, and user awareness training. It involves proactive monitoring, detection, and response mechanisms to identify and mitigate APTs before they can cause significant damage. This approach includes advanced security tools such as intrusion detection systems (IDS), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), next-generation firewalls (NGFW), behavioral analysis, and machine learning algorithms to identify anomalous activities and potential APT indicators. By implementing APT protection measures, organizations can enhance their resilience against sophisticated cyber threats and safeguard their critical assets and information.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for advanced persistent threat protection market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the advanced persistent threat protection market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segments of the advanced persistent threat protection market.


Global Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2022
Market Size in 2022:USD 6.52 Billion
Forecast Period:2022-2032
Forecast Period CAGR 2022-2032 :19.3%
2032 Value Projection:USD 38.08 Billion
Historical Data for:2018-2021
No. of Pages:200
Tables, Charts & Figures:130
Segments covered:By Software, By Services, By Deployment, By Enterprise Size, By Industry Vertical, By Region, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis
Companies covered:: Cisco Systems, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Broadcom, Inc., VMware, Kaspersky Labs, F-Secure, Forcepoint, CyberArk Software Ltd., Red Sift, WiJungle, McAfee, LLC, International Business Machines Corporation, CrowdStrike, Sophos, Palo Alto Networks, and Trend Micro Inc.
Pitfalls & Challenges:COVID-19 has the potential to impact the global market

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Driving Factors

The advanced persistent threat (APT) protection market is driven by the increasing frequency and sophistication of APT attacks, which have become a significant concern for organizations across various sectors. This rising threat landscape compels businesses to invest in robust APT protection solutions to safeguard their critical assets and information. Additionally, stringent regulatory requirements and compliance standards impose the need for advanced security measures, further driving the market growth. The growing adoption of cloud-based services and the Internet of Things (IoT) also contribute to market expansion, as these technologies create new avenues for potential APT attacks. Moreover, the rising awareness about the financial and reputational consequences of APT incidents prompts organizations to prioritize APT protection, fueling the market's growth. Finally, the emergence of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning plays a crucial role in enhancing APT detection and response capabilities, further propelling the market forward.


Restraining Factors

Despite the growth prospects, the advanced persistent threat (APT) protection market faces certain restraints. One major constraint is the high cost associated with implementing and maintaining comprehensive APT protection solutions, which can be a significant barrier for small and medium-sized enterprises with limited resources. Additionally, the shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals poses a challenge, as organizations struggle to find and retain talent capable of effectively managing APT protection systems. Moreover, the constantly evolving nature of APT attacks necessitates continuous updates and improvements to security solutions, adding complexity and cost to the implementation process. Overall, the lack of standardized frameworks and industry-wide best practices for APT protection can hinder market growth, as organizations may face difficulties in selecting the most suitable solutions for their specific needs.


Market Segmentation

  • In 2022, the professional segment accounted for around 53.2% market share

On the basis of services, the global advanced persistent threat protection market is segmented into professional services and managed services. The professional segment has accounted for the largest market share in the advanced persistent threat (APT) protection market. This can be attributed to several factors because organizations across various industries are increasingly recognizing the need for specialized expertise in combating APT attacks. As a result, they are engaging professional cybersecurity services to assess their security posture, develop APT protection strategies, and implement effective defense mechanisms. Professional services providers offer a wide range of offerings, including risk assessment, vulnerability management, incident response, and security consulting, enabling organizations to enhance their APT protection capabilities. Furthermore, professional services providers often have extensive experience in dealing with APT incidents and possess advanced technical skills and knowledge to address evolving threats effectively. Additionally, the complexity of APT attacks necessitates tailored solutions and ongoing support, which professional services providers are well-equipped to deliver. Overall, the professional segment's dominance can be attributed to the growing demand for specialized expertise and comprehensive APT protection services among organizations seeking to bolster their security defenses.


  • In 2022, the endpoint protection segment dominated with more than 22.8% market share

Based on the software, the global advanced persistent threat protection market is segmented into security information & event management, endpoint protection, intrusion detection system/intrusion prevention system, next-generation firewall, threat intelligence platform, and others. The endpoint protection segment has accounted for the largest market share in the advanced persistent threat (APT) protection market. This can be attributed to several factors. First and foremost, endpoints, such as desktops, laptops, and mobile devices, are often the primary targets of APT attacks. As a result, organizations are increasingly investing in advanced endpoint protection solutions to secure these vulnerable entry points. Endpoint protection solutions provide features such as antivirus, anti-malware, behavioral analysis, and application control, which help detect and prevent APTs from compromising endpoints and spreading across the network. Moreover, the proliferation of remote work and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies has increased the number of endpoints and expanded the attack surface, further driving the demand for robust endpoint protection. Additionally, endpoint protection solutions offer real-time monitoring and threat intelligence capabilities, enabling organizations to detect and respond to APTs promptly. Overall, the dominance of the endpoint protection segment can be attributed to the critical role that endpoints play in APT attacks and the growing need to fortify these entry points with comprehensive security measures.


Regional Segment Analysis of the Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) 
  • Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of APAC)
  • South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America) 
  • The Middle East and Africa (UAE, South Africa, Rest of MEA)


North America dominated the market with more than 31.5% revenue share in 2022.

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Based on region, North America has been a dominant region in the advanced persistent threat (APT) protection market, holding the major share. North America is home to numerous large enterprises, government organizations, and financial institutions that are prime targets for APT attacks, creating a high demand for robust security solutions. Additionally, the region boasts advanced technological infrastructure and a high level of cybersecurity awareness, prompting organizations to invest in cutting-edge APT protection measures. Moreover, North America has a well-established ecosystem of cybersecurity vendors and service providers, offering a wide range of APT protection solutions. Furthermore, the region's stringent regulatory environment, including data protection laws, drives organizations to prioritize APT protection to comply with legal requirements. Overall, these factors have propelled North America to hold the major share in the APT protection market.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global advanced persistent threat protection market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.


List of Companies:

  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Broadcom, Inc.
  • VMware
  • Kaspersky Labs
  • F-Secure
  • Forcepoint
  • CyberArk Software Ltd.
  • Red Sift
  • WiJungle
  • McAfee, LLC
  • International Business Machines Corporation
  • CrowdStrike
  • Sophos
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Trend Micro Inc.


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-Users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting and Research Firm
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Recent Developments

  • In May 2022, Cisco Systems, Inc. has made the Cloud Controls Framework (CCF) available to the public. It is a comprehensive collection of national and international security compliance and certification criteria combined in a single framework that might save organizations substantial dollars by helping them to achieve cloud security certifications more effectively.


  • In November 2022, VMware, a cloud computing and virtualization technology firm, has announced the release of VMware NSX, which includes security, operations, and networking upgrades for private, public, and multi-cloud environments. Customers will be able to speed security performance and enable additional network monitoring and troubleshooting options for improved flexibility, and better network observability with this introduction.


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2019 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the global advanced persistent threat protection market based on the below-mentioned segments:


Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market, By Software

  • Security Information & Event Management
  • Endpoint Protection
  • Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System
  • Next-Generation Firewall
  • Threat Intelligence Platform
  • Others


Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market, By Services

  • Professional Services
  • Managed Services


Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market, By Deployment

  • Cloud
  • On-premise


Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market, By Enterprise Size

  • Small & Medium-sized Enterprises
  • Large Enterprises


Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market, By Industry Vertical

  • BFSI
  • IT & Telecom
  • Retail & E-commerce
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Government & Defense
  • Others


Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market, Regional Analysis

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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