Mobile Security Software Industry Witnesses Demand for Cloud-Based Solutions

Published By : 16 Feb 2016 | Published By : QYRESEARCH

Today mobile phones are used as multipurpose devices and are exposed to various offline and online threats, thereby increasing the demand for mobile security solutions. The mobile security software market is expected to witness rapid growth in the coming years with increasing number of mobile users and growing awareness about mobile security. General lack of awareness about mobile vulnerability and rise in mobile malware is driving the emerging yet dynamic market of mobile security products. This market is mainly driven by business concerns for protecting corporate assets and information, and being vulnerable to various threats prevailing in the market. Major drivers of the mobile security market are e-mail spam blocking, antivirus, and malware removal. Technological advancements in mobile security software and substantial research in this industry are contributing to the growth of this market. 

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Some of the key players operating in the mobile security software industry are Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., NetQin Mobile Inc., Kaspersky Lab ZAO, Kingsoft Office Software Co. Ltd., McAfee, Symantec, Trend Micro Mobile Security, F-Secure, Mobile Echoworx, Fixmo, Active Defense, Odyssey Software, Fiberlink, and others. The key market players are focussing on the development of cloud-based security solutions. 

For example, Intercede has introduced RapID, a security solution that offers token free access to cloud services from mobile applications. Further, RapID incorporates PKI based encryption and authentication to provide security for business and consumer applications. The security solution is targeted to build trusted relationships between end-users and service providers through transaction-based applications involving sensitive data. Currently, RapID is available for iOS and Android-based phones and tablets.

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