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IDC sees bright security services future

The results of a new study from research firm IDC gives a strong thumbs up to the fast-evolving information security services sector, predicting that the market for such services will increase to more than $23.5 billion in the next four years. The study, “Worldwide and U.S. Information Security Forecast 2003 – 2007,” provides a five year forecast for the information security services market, which includes a wide range of activities, from application testing to training and outsourced security strategy planning, IDC said in a statement. Demand for stronger application security and security for wireless networks will drive the growth of the information security services market, as will the continuing trend toward outsourcing network security functions such as application security testing, disaster recovery and management of network security devices, according to IDC. Full Story

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