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Wireless Network Security Market Size - By Component (Solution, Services), By Enterprise Size (Large Enterprise, SMEs), By Industry Vertical (BFSI, IT & Telecom, Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, Government & Defense), Deployment Model & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6441
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Wireless Network Security Industry Analysis

Wireless Network Security Market size was valued at USD 24.1 billion in 2022 and is projected to register a CAGR of 12.7% between 2023 and 2032, driven by the increasing adoption of 5G networks.

Wireless Network Security Market

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According to sources in the Department of Telecommunication, in December 2022, telcos like Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel deployed about 10,000 base stations in India, taking the cumulative number of base stations deployed for 5G services to approximately 33,000. The rollout of 5G networks introduces new security challenges due to increased complexity and potential attack vectors, spurring the demand for advanced security solutions.

The integration of AI and machine learning into wireless security solutions enhances threat detection, risk assessment, and response capabilities, driving wireless network security market growth. In February 2023, Cisco launched its new Cognitive Wireless Security solution, which uses AI and ML to identify and migrate wireless threats in real-time. Evolving technological landscape, in line with growing consumer awareness about the importance of securing personal devices and data on public Wi-Fi networks, fuels the adoption of wireless security tools, thus driving market size.

However, the rapidly evolving and increasingly sophisticated nature of cyber threats poses a challenge to wireless network security. As attackers develop new methods and techniques, security solutions need to continuously adapt to counter these threats effectively. Besides, organizations, particularly smaller ones, might face budget limitations when it comes to investing in advanced wireless network security solutions, which may impact market dynamics in the long run.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a notable impact on the wireless network security market. With a surge in remote work and increased reliance on digital communication, the demand for secure wireless networks rose. However, the rapid transition strained security infrastructure, leading to heightened cyber threats. For instance, cybercriminals exploited vulnerabilities in remote work setups, resulting in a spike in phishing attacks and data breaches. Organizations had to adapt quickly to address these challenges, driving investments in wireless network security solutions to safeguard sensitive information and maintain operational continuity.

Wireless Network Security Market Trends

The rise in remote work and mobility trends are also playing a key role in strengthening the wireless network security industry forecast. According to Buffer, a startling 98% of workers expressed their desire to work remotely, at least occasionally. This shows how much the workforce is coming to value the flexibility, independence, and work-life balance that remote work provides. The surge in remote work arrangements emphasizes the importance of secure wireless connections to protect sensitive corporate data and enable safe remote access, opening new growth avenues for the market.

Wireless Network Security Enterprise Size Segmentation

Wireless Network Security Market, By Enterprise Size,

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The large enterprises segment recorded over 76% of the wireless network security market share in 2022. Wireless Network Security solutions and services are experiencing widespread adoption across large enterprises due to escalating cybersecurity concerns. As businesses expand their digital presence, the risk of data breaches and unauthorized access intensifies. Robust wireless security ensures the protection of sensitive information transmitted over networks. Moreover, regulatory compliance mandates and the potential financial and reputational damage resulting from security breaches compel large enterprises to invest significantly in advanced solutions, bolstering the adoption rate of wireless network security measures.

Wireless Network Security End Use Segmentation

 Global Wireless Network Security Market, By End Use,

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The BFSI segment accounted for 26% of the wireless network security market share in 2022, due to increasing reliance on digital channels and data-driven operations. With the rise in digital banking, digital payments, and financial transactions, safeguarding sensitive customer data and preventing cyber threats is paramount. Compliance with stringent regulations like GDPR and PCI DSS further compels the adoption of robust wireless security measures. As cyberattacks become more sophisticated, the BFSI sector recognizes the importance of maintaining customer trust, resilience against breaches, and uninterrupted service delivery, leading to heightened demand for wireless network security solutions.

Wireless Network Security Regional Analysis

 U.S. Wireless Network Security Market Size,

North America wireless network security market held over 32% of the revenue share in 2022. The region's advanced technological infrastructure, widespread digital adoption, and extensive use of wireless networks create a fertile ground for security solutions. Escalating cyber threats and high-profile data breaches have prompted businesses to prioritize robust wireless security measures. Additionally, stringent regulatory frameworks and compliance requirements drive the adoption of sophisticated security solutions. The increasing connectivity of IoT devices further accentuates the need for comprehensive wireless network protection, contributing to the industry's remarkable growth in North America.

Wireless Network Security Industry Leaders

Major companies operating in the wireless network security market are Amazon Web Services Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Broadcom Inc, Honeywell International, Fortinet Inc., Dell Technologies Inc., and IBM Corporation. These companies focus on developing and implementing strong encryption protocols to ensure that data exchanged over wireless networks remains confidential and secure.

Wireless Network Security Industry News

  • In February 2023, Cisco Systems acquired Epyon Networks, a provider of wireless intrusion prevention systems (WIPS). This acquisition will help Cisco expand its portfolio of wireless security solutions.
  • In March 2023, Aruba Networks (HPE) acquired Nimble Wireless, a provider of cloud-based wireless security solutions. This acquisition will help Aruba expand its cloud offerings and compete with other leading wireless security vendors.
  • In May 2023, Edgecore Networks, a provider of traditional and open network solutions for enterprises, data centers, and telecommunication service providers partnered with Wedge Networks to offer a next-generation network security solution to its customers.  This partnership offers Edgecore's customers access to a wide range of Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) features integrated into their networks, providing Wi-Fi network security protection.

The wireless network security market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Component

  • Solution
    • Encryption
    • Firewall
    • Identity and access management
    • Intrusion prevention system/ intrusion detection system
    • Unified threat solutions
    • Others
  • Service
    • Professional
    • Managed

Market, By Deployment Model

  • Cloud
  • On-premises

Market, By Enterprise Size

  • Large enterprise
  • SMEs

Market, By End Use

  • IT & telecom
  • BFSI
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Government & defense
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • ANZ 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of wireless network security was reached USD 24.1 billion in 2022 and is set to witness 12.7% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, led by the increasing adoption of 5G networks.

The BFSI segment held 26% of the wireless network security market share in 2022 and is estimated to reach significant revenue by 2032 attributed to the rising reliance on digital channels and data-driven operations.

North America market accounted for more than 32% revenue share in 2022, owing to advanced technological infrastructure, widespread digital adoption, and extensive use of wireless networks.

Some of the top companies operating in the market are Amazon Web Services Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Broadcom Inc, Honeywell International, Fortinet Inc., Dell Technologies Inc., and IBM Corporation.

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