With increasing alarm over cyber-attacks Italian companies invest to keep their data safe: In 2017 expenditure increased by 12 %, and the market exceeds one billion euros.
The sectors that are currently investing heavily in cyber security are especially banking, telecom, retail, manufacturing, military, and health care. Historically, the cybersecurity market in Italy has been driven by large corporates, but nowadays more and more small-to-medium enterprises are developing cyber security strategies. Cloud-based solutions are popular in Italy as they are easy to deploy.
The most common areas of investments are:
Digital identity protection
Identity and access management
Secure content management
Crypting and wiping
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