Trends Report

Understanding The Embedded Security Market Ecosystem

Identifying Dominant Players And Mapping Challenges To Opportunities

October 26th, 2011
With contributor:
Rachel Brown


As the number of smart, sensor-rich IP-enabled devices grows, so does the demand and scramble to secure these connected devices. But no one tech or security vendor can do it alone. The variety of connected devices — from vehicles to medical devices — requires a customized approach that calls for integrating skills and components from across an ecosystem of providers. Seven main types of providers will dominate this ecosystem: end user device makers, chip makers, content or services providers, outsourced services providers, network infrastructure providers, platform providers, and security providers. Together, they can turn current market challenges into opportunities.

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