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Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) is a notion that relates to the vigilance and response to serious incidents that involve critical infrastructure of a region or nation. Critical infrastructure includes banking and finance, transportation, food production and distribution, energy, water systems, law enforcement agencies, federal and municipal services, and other emergency services– both government and private. These CIP systems are required for minimum operations of the economy and government. In short, these systems serve as a backbone of a nation’s economy, security, and wealth. Critical infrastructure protection is getting increasingly automated and interlinked. However, the advancement in technology related to infrastructure protection has created new susceptibilities to human errors, equipment failure, physical and cyber attacks. Various public and private organizations are adopting technologies to protect their critical infrastructure from malevolent objects, generate immediate response to block suspicious activities, and protect the critical systems. Growth of the critical infrastructure protection market is attributed to the increasing number of cyber threats and implementation of government regulations and practices for the nation’s safety. The increasing IT expenditure, deployment of automation solutions, and efficient policies and regulations also drive the market. However, lack of technically skilled force and knowledge about industrial control systems is a key factor hampering the growth of the critical infrastructure protection market.

Based on service offered by the manufacturer, the global CIP market has been segmented into maintenance & support, designing, integration & consulting, and risk management services. Out of these, the risk management services segment accounted for a major share of the market, followed by designing and integration & consulting. The risk management services segment is anticipated to remain the leading segment of the market for critical infrastructure protection during the forecast period.

Based on security technology, the global critical infrastructure protection market has also been segmented into physical security, network security, SCADA security, building management systems, secure communications, radars, vehicle identification, and CBRNE. Out of these, the physical security technology segment holds a major share of the critical infrastructure protection market and is anticipated to remain the leading segment of the market during the forecast period. Increasing terrorist attacks across the globe, threats to physical assets, and government regulations are the key factors likely to propel the market during the forecast period.

Based on vertical, the CIP market has been segmented into transportation systems, energy & power, and sensitive infrastructure & enterprises. The sensitive infrastructure & enterprises segment accounts for a leading share of the critical infrastructure protection market and the trend is anticipated to continue during the forecast period. The sensitive infrastructure & enterprises segment has been sub-segmented into government facilities & defense services, stadiums, holy places & public places, banking & financial services, communication systems, chemical sector, and manufacturing sector. These sub-segments are highly critical assets and they form a country’s important infrastructure. Critical infrastructure protection provides solutions for this infrastructure to offer security and safety to customers.

Based on region, global critical infrastructure protection market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa North America dominated the global critical infrastructure protection market in 2015 and the same trend is likely to continue during the forecast period. The U.S. is a major market in North America, due to its susceptibility to terrorism, cyber hijacking, and other local threats. However, the market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to expand at a rapid rate during the forecast period. Constant threat of terrorism, rising cyber threats, and increasing investment in infrastructure protection are the major factors expected to propel the demand for critical infrastructure protection in the region during the forecast period.

The global market for CIP is highly competitive with the presence of global and regional players. Some of the leading players are BAE Systems, Honeywell International Inc., EMC Corporation, General Electric, and McAfee Inc. 

This study by TMR is all-encompassing framework of the dynamics of the market. It mainly comprises critical assessment of consumers' or customers' journeys, current and emerging avenues, and strategic framework to enable CXOs take effective decisions.

Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:

  • Customer Experience Maps
  • Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
  • Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
  • Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey

The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The EIRS quadrant framework in the report sums up our wide spectrum of data-driven research and advisory for CXOs to help them make better decisions for their businesses and stay as leaders.

Below is a snapshot of these quadrants.

1. Customer Experience Map

The study offers an in-depth assessment of various customers’ journeys pertinent to the market and its segments. It offers various customer impressions about the products and service use. The analysis takes a closer look at their pain points and fears across various customer touchpoints. The consultation and business intelligence solutions will help interested stakeholders, including CXOs, define customer experience maps tailored to their needs. This will help them aim at boosting customer engagement with their brands.

2. Insights and Tools

The various insights in the study are based on elaborate cycles of primary and secondary research the analysts engage with during the course of research. The analysts and expert advisors at TMR adopt industry-wide, quantitative customer insights tools and market projection methodologies to arrive at results, which makes them reliable. The study not just offers estimations and projections, but also an uncluttered evaluation of these figures on the market dynamics. These insights merge data-driven research framework with qualitative consultations for business owners, CXOs, policy makers, and investors. The insights will also help their customers overcome their fears.

3. Actionable Results

The findings presented in this study by TMR are an indispensable guide for meeting all business priorities, including mission-critical ones. The results when implemented have shown tangible benefits to business stakeholders and industry entities to boost their performance. The results are tailored to fit the individual strategic framework. The study also illustrates some of the recent case studies on solving various problems by companies they faced in their consolidation journey.

4. Strategic Frameworks

The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.

The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:

1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?

2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?

3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?

5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?

7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?

8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?

9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?

10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

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