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Antivirus Software Market Trends

ID: MRFR//8823-CR | 141 Pages | Author: Ankit Gupta| November 2020

Antivirus Software Market Overview

The Antivirus Software Market is projected to grow from USD 4.7 Billion in 2024 to USD 8.4 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.40% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). Additionally, the market size for Antivirus Software was valued at USD 4.4 Billion in 2023.

Increased innovative viruses and cyber- Attacks bolster the antivirus market size, and the MRFR report emphasizes the significant growth rate of the antivirus software market and identifies key factors that are driving this market driver.

Figure 1: Antivirus Software Market Size, 2024 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Antivirus Software Market Overview

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review

Antivirus Software Market Trends

The emergence of innovative viruses and cyber-attacks is driving market growth

The antivirus software market is experiencing rapid growth, primarily driven by the increasing number of businesses and the rising cyber-attack threat. Hackers constantly develop innovative viruses and cyber-attack techniques like malware, ransomware, phishing, and Trojans, which creates a strong demand for effective antivirus solutions. Additionally, the growing adoption of smartphones and the need to protect against critical cyber threats have increased the uptake of paid antivirus software. Defenders face challenges as attackers host malicious content on legitimate services, making it difficult to rely solely on network signals for detection. Furthermore, the widespread adoption of cloud-based services for storing sensitive data and using smart connected devices like laptops and smartphones have heightened the risk of cyber vulnerabilities and data breaches, resulting in significant financial losses. These factors contribute to the market CAGR.

Additionally, untapped opportunities for antivirus software are emerging in markets, driven by the increasing number of businesses in these regions. Developing countries are experiencing a significant rise in online service and product development as a business model, creating lucrative opportunities for firms. Businesses increasingly recognize the benefits of antivirus solutions and the significance of cybersecurity measures in the digital landscape. This awareness is projected to fuel the antivirus software market revenue.

Antivirus Software Market Segment Insights

Antivirus Software Type Insights

The Antivirus Software market segmentation, based on type, includes PC and Phones/Pad. The market is dominated by the PC segment, driven by the extensive adoption of personal computers in both residential and business environments. PCs have long been the preferred choice for various activities, encompassing work, entertainment, and personal usage, solidifying their prominence in the market.

Figure1: Antivirus Software Market, by Type, 2022&2032(USD billion)

Antivirus Software Market, by Type, 2022&2032

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review

Antivirus Software Application Insights

Based on application, the Antivirus Software market segmentation includes enterprises, individuals, and governments. The enterprise segment dominated the market; one of the primary factors driving this dominance is the critical need for robust cybersecurity measures within corporate environments. Enterprises typically handle large volumes of sensitive data, including customer information, intellectual property, and financial records.

Antivirus Software Regional Insights

By Region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The North American antivirus software market will dominate this market, owing to the rapid advancements in digital technology and the increasing disposable incomes of individuals.

Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The U.S., Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.



Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review

Europe's Antivirus Software market accounts for the second-largest market share due to the rise in digitalization and the escalating number of cybercrimes in the Region are driving significant demand in the market. Further, the German Antivirus Software market held the largest market share, and the UK experienced rapid growth, outpacing other markets in the European Region. This significant expansion highlights the increasing demand for antivirus solutions in the UK, driven by the rising awareness of cybersecurity threats and the need for robust protection measures.

The Asia-Pacific Antivirus Software market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. This is due to the progress made in digital technology. These advancements have brought significant transformations across multiple industries, improving connectivity, automation, and efficiency. Moreover, China’s Antivirus Software market held the largest market share, and the Indian Antivirus Software market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Antivirus Software Key Market Players& Competitive Insights

Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development to expand their product lines, which will help the antivirus software market grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking various strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. The Antivirus Software industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate.

Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics manufacturers use in the Antivirus Software industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. The Antivirus Software industry has recently offered some of the most significant medical advantages. Major players in the Antivirus Software market, including Symantec Corporation (US), ESET, S RO (Slovakia), Mcafee LLC (US), Bitdefender (Romania), Trend Micro Incorporated (Japan), Kaspersky Lab (Russia), Avast Software SRO (Czech Republic), F-Secure (Finland), Fortinet Inc. (US)., and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.

Gen Digital Inc. is a leading multinational software company headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, and Prague, Czech Republic. It specializes in providing cybersecurity software and services. Recently, Norton LifeLock, a well-known US antivirus provider formerly known as Symantec, announced its acquisition of Avira, a German antivirus platform provider. This strategic move aims to expand Norton LifeLock's presence in Europe and other emerging markets by offering freemium antivirus protection. In addition to its existing paid antivirus offerings, the company intends to broaden its product portfolio to include a freemium tier. This expansion strategy reflects Norton LifeLock's commitment to meeting the evolving needs of consumers and further strengthening its market position.

Quick Heal Technologies is an Indian multinational cybersecurity software company headquartered in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Originally known as CAT Computer Services Ltd., the company was established as a computer service center in 1995. Over the years, it has evolved and rebranded itself as Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in 2007. This transformation reflects the company's growth and its focus on providing advanced cybersecurity solutions to businesses and individuals. With its extensive expertise in the field, Quick Heal Technologies has established itself as a key player in the Indian cybersecurity market.

Key Companies in the Antivirus Software market include

  • Fortinet Inc

  • Data Cyberdefense AG (Nordrhein- Westfalen)

  • Beijing QihuKeji Co. Ltd. (China)

Antivirus Software Industry Developments

December 2020: 

Norton LifeLock, the renowned antivirus provider in the United States, formerly recognized as Symantec, recently announced its acquisition of Avira, a German antivirus platform provider. This strategic move aims to facilitate Norton LifeLock's expansion into the freemium antivirus protection segment across Europe and other significant emerging markets. In addition to its existing portfolio of paid antivirus solutions, the company plans to diversify its offerings by introducing freemium antivirus products. This decision reflects Norton LifeLock's objective of catering to a wider range of users and strengthening its market presence.

December 2020:

Transmosis, a prominent player in small business cybersecurity protection in the United States, recently formed a strategic partnership with Cysurance. Cysurance is a cutting-edge provider of cyber insurance solutions that leverages next-generation technology. The collaboration aims to provide small businesses comprehensive and fully integrated cyber liability insurance coverage. By combining Transmosis' advanced AI software and security operations center, this partnership will empower small businesses to effectively safeguard against cyberattacks and mitigate their overall cyber liability and financial risk.

Antivirus Software Market Segmentation

Antivirus Software Type Outlook

  • PC

  • Phones/Pad

Antivirus Software Application Outlook

  • Enterprises

  • Individual

  • Government

Antivirus Software Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America

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