Global Database Security Market by Component; by Business Function; by Deployment Mode; by Organization Size; by Vertical; and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, MEA); - Global Forecasts 2021 to 2027

The Global Database Security Market was valued at USD 4.5 Bn in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 14.7 Bn by 2027, with a growing CAGR of 18.5% during the forecast period.

Global Database Security Market Definition

Database security is the method that protects and secures the database towards intentional or unintentional threats. Security issues could apply not only to the data that resides in an organization's database: the breaking of security may damage other components of the system, which may also ultimately affect the database structure.

Database Security Market

Global Database Security Market Dynamics

The increasing demand from the e-commerce industry due to growing cybercrimes has been considered as an important factor that drives the growth of the database security market during the forecast period. Since online purchasing has gained a good deal of recognition in the market and is going through higher dominance in comparison to conventional methods, data protection turns into a prime challenge for e-commerce websites. With the upsurge ine-commerce industry, cybercriminals have selected e-commerce websites as the main target towards having access to and misusing data information because of saving payment options through the customers. Moreover, cybercriminals access that sensitive information which includes saved credit card numbers to make purchases in addition to causing financial thefts. For instance, according to Kaspersky, around 1.5 billion attacks on smart devices—ranging from smartwatches to smart home accessories—and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices were reported in the first half of 2021. Therefore, e-commerce websites adopt high database security solutions to prevent cyberattacks, which in turn, accelerate the database security market growth during the forecast period.

The Global Database Security Market Segmentation:

By Component

  • Software
  • Services

By Business Function

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Others

By Deployment Mode

  • Cloud
  • On-Premises

By Organization Size

  • Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
  • Large Enterprises

By Vertical

  • BFSI
  • Telecommunication and IT
  • Government and Defense
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Retail and Ecommerce
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Media and Entertainments
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence

The key players operating in the database security market are:

  • IBM Corporation
  • Oracle
  • McAfee, LLC
  • Trustwave Holdings, Inc.
  • Cloudera, Inc.
  • Fortinet, Inc.
  • Microsoft
  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • Micro Focus
  • IRI
  • Alibaba Cloud
  • Imperva
  • Trend Micro Incorporated
  • Thales Group
  • ScaleGrid
  • Datasparc Inc.

Based on organization size, the small and medium enterprises segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period as SMEs are looking for robust database security solutions to save money, time, and resources

Based on the organization size, the database security sector has been segmented into small and medium-sized enterprises and large enterprises. The small and medium enterprises segment of database security market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period because SMEs are looking for robust database security solutions to save money, time, and resources. SMEs are adopting cloud services at a rapid pace due to numerous reasons which include flexibility, disaster recovery, automatic updates, low capital expenditure, collaboration, document control, and security. It helps enterprises in reducing the costs and providing IT services that are similar to that of the large enterprises. Thus, this segment grew at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.

Based on the vertical, the retail and e-commerce segment of the database security market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to the rapid growth in the industry

Based on vertical, the database security sector is segmented into BFSI, telecommunication and IT, government and defense, manufacturing, healthcare and life sciences, retail and e-commerce, energy and utilities, media and entertainment, and others. The retail and e-commerce segment of the database security market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period due to the rapid growth in the industry. The advancements in diverse technology have encouraged this vertical to adopt digital gadgets and other internet-based offerings, together with real-time access, to offer higher quality services to consumers. However, the usage of digital gadgets has caused a concern to worry about data theft and data loss in some of the retailers. Further, the increasing cyber-attacks and data thefts have accelerated the stress on retailers to secure their databases. Such factors have additionally accelerated the adoption rate of the database security solutions for encrypting and protecting confidential and private data of customers that are stored in the databases.

Based on region, the Asia Pacific region is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The Asia Pacific region is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period owing to the strong growth in the countries like India, China, Japan, and Korea. Moreover, the robust growth of the data from various industries such as manufacturing, entertainment, e-commerce, and others are anticipated to adopt effective database security solutions. Initially, organizations used to keep the records in the form of silos. These silos made it hard to control and keep records protected. Hence, the database security solutions and offerings are predicted to reveal an excessive adoption rate in this region. A current study has proven a tremendous Hadoop adoption in the APAC region. This has indicated an upward thrust in big data volumes as well. Hence, numerous organizations in this region have adopted database security solutions to secure this huge amount of data. Enterprises are looking to gain benefits from database security technology to provide complete security solutions to organizations.     

The report also provides an in-depth analysis of database security markets dynamics such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges


  • Increasing demand for sophisticated security solutions
  • Increasing volumes of business data
  • Growing demand from the e-commerce industry


  • The high installation cost of the solution


  • The proliferation of cloud-based applications and services


  • Lack of awareness about multi-layered security

COVID-19 Impact on the Database Security Market Analysis

The COVID-19 pandemic has positively influenced the growth of the database security market due to adopting fast digital transformation strategies because COVID-19 has immediately increased the amount of data stored in the clouds, accompanied through other troubles which include performance, availability, security, and increased IT costs, necessitating database security solutions and services. Moreover, the maximum companies are still working in WFH and hybrid work models, the demand for database security for security assessments is further expected to increase for effective SIEM and threat intelligence across the globe. Thus, the COVID-19 pandemic positive influenced the market growth.

The report also provides an in-depth analysis of key trends in the database security market


Sr. No. Trends Impact
1 The increased focus on cybersecurity for remote workers is the major trend that accelerate the market growth. The shifting towards working from home posed more challenges for businesses in keeping their data safe. Home networks, personal and shared computers, and access to a wide range of systems from outside the office increased the threat of cyberattacks and data breaches exponentially. Positive
2 An increase in ransomware attacks is anticipated to boost database security market growth.   Positive


The report also provides an in-depth analysis of recent news developments and investments

  • In March 2021, Fortinet (US) acquired ShieldX (US), a cloud and network security company to bolster its portfolio into network securities.
  • In February 2020, Open Raven (USA) had introduced the launch of a modern data security platform that gives visibility and control for organization data protection. This platform has been designed with an open-source core with availability under Apache 2.0 licenses to act as an elegant solution for complicated issues of data security. Moreover, the open raven platform will assist the customers towards understanding, handling in addition to ensuring data security from a single location because it works seamlessly with the organization’s existing tools and features.

The unique insights provided by this report also include the following:

  • In-depth Value Chain Analysis
  • Opportunity Mapping
  • Sector Snapshot
  • Key Players Positioning Matrix
  • Regulatory Scenario
  • Strategies Adopted-benchmarking Heat Map
  • Market Trends
  • Covid-19 Impact Analysis
  • Product Comparison
  • Pre & Post COVID-19 Impact on the Database Security Market
  • Competitive Landscape

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The global database security market was valued at USD 4.5 Bn in 2020 and is anticipated to reach USD 14.7 Bn by 2027.

The database security market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.5% during the forecast period.

The Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.

A few key players include, but are not limited to IBM Corporation, Oracle, McAfee, LLC, Trustwave Holdings, Inc., Cloudera, Inc., Fortinet, Inc., Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Inc., and Micro Focus

The high installation cost is the major restraining factor that hampers the market growth.

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  1. Market Introduction
    1. Definition
    2. Scope of the Study
    3. List of Assumptions
    4. Market Structure
    5. Scope of the Study: Segmentation 
    6. Timeframe, Currency and Limitations
  2. Research Methodology
    1. 3P Research Approach
    2. Market Sizing Approach
    3. Data Sources
    4. Primary Research Coverage
  3. Executive Summary
    1. Market Summary
    2. Market Snapshot
    3. Regional Snapshot
    4. Country Snapshot
  4. Premium Insights
    1. Key Trend Analysis
    2. New revenue Pockets
    3. Pain Point Analysis
    4. Company Market Share Analysis, by Region
    5. Strategies Adopted-Benchmarking Heat Map
    6. Regulatory Landscape
    7. PESTEL Analysis
    8. Regional Lifecycle
    9. Competitive Benchmarking
  5. Market Overview & Competitive Landscape
    1. Competitive Landscape
    2. Investment Scenario by key Players
    3. Key Player Overview
    4. Product comparison
    5. Player Wise Geographic Presence
    6. Player Wise Target Customer Segment
    7. Recent News
      1. Product Launches & upgrades
      2. R&D / Innovation
      3. Merger & Acquisition
      4. JV & Partnership
      5. Recognition and others
  6. Market Segmentation (Market Size and Share Analysis)
    1. Global Market Size & Historic Growth
    2. Market Size by Component
      1. Software
      2. Services
    3. Market Size by Business Function
      1. Marketing
      2. Sales
      3. Finance
      4. Operations
      5. Others
    4. Market Size by Deployment Mode
      1. Cloud
      2. On Premises
    5. Market Size by Organization Size
      1. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
      2. Large Enterprises
    6. Market Size by Vertical
      1. BFSI
      2. Telecommunication and IT
      3. Government and Defense
      4. Manufacturing
      5. Healthcare and Life Sciences
      6. Retail and Ecommerce
      7. Energy and Utilities
      8. Media and Entertainments
      9. Others
  7. Market Dynamics
    1. Market Drivers
    2. Opportunities
    3. Value Chain Analysis
    4. Pricing Analysis
  8. COVID – 19 Opportunity Mapping
    1. Key Drivers & Anticipated Revival Period
    2. Key Trends Analysis
    3. Impact on End user Industry
    4. Opportunity Analysis
  9. Regional Market Analysis
    1. North America
      1. US
      2. Canada
    2. Europe
      1. UK
      2. Germany
      3. France
      4. Italy
      5. Spain
      6. Rest of Europe
    3. APAC
      1. China
      2. India
      3. Japan
      4. South Korea
      5. Rest of APAC
    4. Latin America
      1. Mexico
      2. Brazil
      3. Argentina
      4. Rest of LATAM
    5. Middle East & Africa
      1. GCC
      2. Rest of MEA
  10. Company Profiles
    1. IBM Corporation
    2. Company Overview
    3. Company Fundamentals
    4. Financial Analysis (Subject to Availability)
    5. Product Portfolio
    6. SWOT Analysis
    7. Oracle
    8. McAfee, LLC
    9. Trustwave Holdings, Inc.
    10. Cloudera, Inc.
    11. Fortinet, Inc.
    12. Microsoft
    13. Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    14. Micro Focus
    15. IRI
    16. Alibaba Cloud
    17. Imperva
    18. Trend Micro Incorporated
    19. Thales Group
    20. ScaleGrid
    21. Datasparc Inc.

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