In this Global Banking Finance & Review article, Q Advisors discusses emerging trends in cybersecurity, and how these themes will have a profound impact on the M&A landscape as a result of how enterprises address security moving forward.
The cybersecurity problem is far from being solved with new threat vectors surfacing every day. Heightened demand for solutions will continue to drive investment and M&A activity by cloud providers and legacy security and IT vendors as buyers. As security infrastructure becomes a growing concern, MSSPs are positioned to capitalize on the demand from secure connectivity services, including endpoint protection, access control, analytics, and security monitoring within distributed network environments. These providers will become active as both buyers and sellers on the M&A front. Organizations will be securing and protecting all software, regardless of where it is found. Because of this, hybrid and cloud security platforms will be a technology focus, and we will see acquisitions increase in both the traditional and cloud native realms.
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