Mobile Application Security

This research analysis looks at the growing mobile threat and the application security solutions in place to counter them. The first part details the problem of mobile malware, and includes data of its growth and distribution by platform. This section also outlines what kind of threats affect the mobile platform and why they have been proliferating at such a fast rate.

The second section looks at available software solutions addressing the issue of mobile threats. These solutions include antivirus, anti-theft, back-up and recovery, privacy, and authentication protection measures. Further, the global market for mobile application security is forecasted, and broken-down into four sub-markets: paid apps, data sets, white label, and partnerships. This section also looks at regional trends and finally offers a SWOT analysis of the market.

The final section examines the top 10 vendors of mobile security software: Avast Software, AVG Technologies, Dr.Web, Ikarus, Kaspersky Lab, Lookout, McAfee, NQ Mobile, Symantec (Norton), and TrustGo. A brief overview of the products and the growth strategies is provided, as well as brief statement of opinion on their current and future potential for success.

  • 1. MOBILE MALWARE ON A RAMPAGE
    • 1.1. Malware Migrates to the Mobile Platform
    • 1.2. The Danger of Underestimating Mobile Devices
    • 1.3. Are Mobile Threats Overhyped or Is There Substance in the Claims?
    • 1.4. The Burden of Risk
  • 2. MOBILE APPLICATION SECURITY MARKET SET TO SOAR
    • 2.1. Mobile Application Security - Software Products and Services
      • 2.1.1. Antivirus
      • 2.1.2. Anti-theft
      • 2.1.3. Back-up and Recovery
      • 2.1.4. Privacy
      • 2.1.5. Authentication
    • 2.2. The Mobile Applications Security Market
      • 2.2.1. Partnerships
      • 2.2.2. White Label
      • 2.2.3. Data Sets
      • 2.2.4. Paid Apps
    • 2.3. Regional Trends
      • 2.3.1. European Union
      • 2.3.2. North America
      • 2.3.3. Europe and North America
      • 2.3.4. Russia and China
    • 2.4. SWOT Analysis
  • 3. MOBILE SECURITY APP VENDORS SET TO TRIUMPH
    • 3.1. Avast Software
    • 3.2. AVG Technologies
    • 3.3. Dr.Web
    • 3.4. Ikarus
    • 3.5. Kaspersky Lab
    • 3.6. Lookout
    • 3.7. McAfee
    • 3.8. NQ Mobile
    • 3.9. Symantec
    • 3.10. TrustGo

Tables

  1. Mobile Software Security Features
  2. Mobile Application Security, Global Market Revenue Forecast by Segment, 2012 to 2017
  3. Mobile Application Security Market???SWOT Analysis

Charts

  1. Total Mobile Malware Samples by Quarter (Q1 2011 to Q2 2012)
  2. Mobile Malware by Platform, 2011 vs. 2012
  3. Mobile Application Security, Global Market Revenue Forecast by Segment, 2012 to 2017
  4. Share of Mobile Security Application Downloads (Free and Paid) by Developer, 2012
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Research Information

Price
Starting at USD 4500
Publish Date
3Q 2012
Code
AN-1291
Research Type
Application Analysis Report
Pages
19