Cloud control: As more information is stored and spread digitally, industry demand will soar

Operators in the Digital Forensic Services industry provide data recovery services and investigative support of phishing schemes (i.e. the attempted acquisition of personal information by falsely acting as an established, trustworthy entity), bank fraud and child exploitation cases. As more sensitive information is stored online, this has increased the opportunities for cybercrimes. When cybercrimes occur, businesses and organizations use may industry operators to help identify the culprit. Over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to increase due to heightened demand for industry services. In the next five years, industry revenue will continue to expand as more and more activities are conducted online, expanding the need for industry services...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
11.7%
Forecast Growth 16-21
Profit
Employment
8,466
Businesses
1,701
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • An increase in mobile connections and computers will fuel demand for digital forensics
  • The number of companies operating in the industry has increased with demand
  • Operators will still contend with the challenge of operating-system fragmentation
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Company locations tend to be highest near major metropolitan areas, where there is a greater concentration of businesses and steady demand for legal services. IBISWorld estimates that the Southeast, West and Mid-Atlantic regions contain the most industry establishments.The SoutheastThe Southeast region houses 21.7% of all industry establishments, making it the most popular region. The region's high number of cities boosts its percentage of establishments. In the Southeast, Texas accounts for 32.6% of all regional establishments and 7.1% of national establishments. Texas contains numerous large cities like Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin. Large cities provide operators with easy access to downstream customers. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Digital Forensic Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Digital Forensic Services Industry are

  • Ability to automate tasks
  • Ability to adopt new technology
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Percentage of services conducted online and Number of mobile internet connections in the Digital Forensic Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What's in this report

    What is the Digital Forensic Services Industry?

    Digital forensic service companies recover and investigate material found in digital devices. Its services often relate to computer crime, but they increasingly involve mobile devices.

    Industry Products
  • Computer forensics
  • Network forensics
  • Mobile forensics
  • Multimedia forensics
  • Industry Activities
  • Forensic imaging, validation and analysis services
  • Data recovery of lost and deleted files
  • Trial support
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Number of mobile internet connections
  • Percentage of households with at least one computer
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Corporate profit

  • Current Performance
    Rise of the digital ageIndustry structureIndustry challenges and profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Digital leads to opportunities and challengesOperators and wages
  • Table: Digital Forensic Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Digital Forensic Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Law Firms
  • Administration, Business Support & Waste Management Services
  • Security Services
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Electronic & Computer Repair Services
  • Office Supply Stores
  • Telecommunication Networking Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Computer forensics
  • Mobile forensics
  • Multimedia forensics
  • Network forensics
  • Other
  • Chart: Digital Forensic Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Litigation activity
  • Company budgets
  • Data volume and type

  • Major Markets
  • Other companies and organizations
  • Finance and insurance companies
  • Healthcare companies
  • Government agencies
  • Educational services
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Digital Forensic Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitLabor costsPurchases Marketing costsOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Digital Forensic Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Digital Forensic Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    AccessData Group,
  • Table: AccessData Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Digital Forensic Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Digital Forensic Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Percentage of households with at least one computer (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Cloud Computing
  • Using remote servers hosted on the internet to store, manage and process data.
  • Hard Drive
  • A piece of hardware that stores and retrieves information.
  • Phishing
  • The attempted acquisition of personal information by falsely acting as an established, trustworthy entity.
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