National Cybersecurity Development: Sub-Saharan Africa

This report looks at the regional cybersecurity development of countries located in Sub-Saharan Africa. The first part analyzes the ICT landscape in the context of potential cybersecurity market opportunities and the emergence of a localized, albeit active, cybercrime landscape. The second part focuses on the nascent cybersecurity markets in the region, with particular focus on South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, as well as on critical infrastructure spending and opportunities for market penetration. The third part analyzes national development of cybersecurity capabilities and the potential for driving domestic markets. The final part looks at the local cybersecurity industry, with a focus on some notable African security companies.

  • 1. A CYBER DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
    • 1.1. ICT Development
    • 1.2. Internet Penetration
    • 1.3. The SSA Cybercrime Landscape
    • 1.4. Financial Services Are the Top Target
    • 1.5. Pirated Software Leads to Increased Vulnerabilities
    • 1.6. Cyberbullying on the Rise
    • 1.7. Hacktivism Low but Opportunities May Ripen
    • 1.8. Poor Security Makes for Vulnerable Targets
  • 2. CYBERSECURITY MARKET DYNAMICS AND OPPORTUNITIES
    • 2.1. Methodology
    • 2.2. Regional Demand
    • 2.3. Invested Market Players
      • 2.3.1. Security Vendors
      • 2.3.2. Technology Companies
      • 2.3.3. Defense Contractors
    • 2.4. Leveraging Critical Infrastructure and National Defense Operations
    • 2.5. Telco Infrastructure Opportunities
    • 2.6. European Strength
    • 2.7. Chinese Dominance
    • 2.8. United States Absence
    • 2.9. Critical Infrastructure Security Spending
  • 3. POLICY DEVELOPMENT ON THE HORIZON
    • 3.1. Regional Efforts
    • 3.2. National Development
    • 3.3. Unilateral Private Sector Development
    • 3.4. ICT Maturity Does Not Equal Cybersecurity Strength
  • 4. HOMEGROWN AFRICAN VENDORS: NICHE BUT EMERGING
    • 4.1. Business Opportunities
    • 4.2. FireID
    • 4.3. Secunets Technologies Infosec
    • 4.4. Serianu
    • 4.5. SYNAQ
    • 4.6. Thawte

Tables

  1. Cybersecurity Market, SSA Regional Market: 2014 to 2019
  2. Top Three SSA Cybersecurity Markets, Country Markets: 2014 to 2019
  3. Critical Infrastructure Security Spending, SSA Regional Market: 2014 to 2019
  4. Global Cybersecurity Index, Africa 2014

Charts

  1. Cybersecurity Market, SSA Regional Market: 2014 to 2019
  2. Top Three SSA Cybersecurity Markets, Country Markets: 2014 to 2019
  3. Critical Infrastructure Security Spending, SSA Regional Market: 2014 to 2019
  4. Global Cybersecurity Index, Sub-Indicators for Mauritius, Rwanda, and Uganda
  5. Global Cybersecurity Index, Sub-Indicators for Kenya, South Africa, and Nigeria

Figures

  1. Global Cybersecurity Index, Indicators and Sub-Indicators
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Research Information

Price
Starting at USD 4500
Publish Date
3Q 2014
Code
AN-1496
Research Type
Geographic Analysis Report
Pages
22