Host Intrusion-Prevention software market expected to grow

Tuesday, 8 April 2003, 2:46 AM EST

The increasing threat of virus and hacker attacks is expected to drive the market for security software that acts as a gate to a computer's operating system kernel.
The market for so-called host intrusion-prevention software is projected to grow from $60 million in 2002 to $520 million by 2007, representing a compound annual growth rate of 52.7 percent, market research firm The Yankee Group said.

"Every three to six months there's some outbreak or malicious attack that causes IT departments to spend days scurrying around cleaning up," Yankee analyst Eric Ogren said. "Usually, the No. 1 buying motivator for security is to make sure you don't suffer this pain again."

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