Latin America Cyber Security Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Latin America Cyber Security Market is segmented by Type of Security (Network Security, End -point Security, Application Security, Cloud Security, Wireless Network Security), Component (Hardware, Solution, Services), Deployment (Cloud, On-Premise), End-user Industry (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Government, IT and Telecommunication), and Country.

Market Snapshot

Latin American Cybersecurity Market Bar Graph
Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 10.8 %

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Market Overview

The Latin American Cybersecurity Market was valued at USD 5.26 billion in 2020, and expected grow registering a CAGR of 10.8% during the forecast period (2021-2026). With the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations across the world must respond proactively to cyber threats that have witnessed a spike during the pandemic. Owing to this, cyber resilience, which refers to a sector or organization’s ability to respond to, prepare for, and recover from cyberattacks, has become an absolute necessity rather than an option in the current scenario.

  • Cyber threats are internet-based attempts to damage or disrupt information systems and hack critical information using spyware, malware, and phishing. Cybersecurity solutions help an organization monitor, detect, report, and counter cyber threats to maintain data confidentiality.
  • The adoption of cybersecurity solutions is expected to grow with the increasing penetration of the internet among Latin American countries. Also, the expanding wireless network for mobile devices has increased data vulnerability making cybersecurity an integral part of every single organization across Latin America. The rising incidents of cyber attacks and regulations requiring for reporting are driving the growth of the cybersecurity market in Latin America.
  • Brazil is one of the emerging economies with increasing investment in IT infrastructure and rising smartphone and internet penetration. Although the country is moving towards advanced ICT, it lacks proper cybersecurity measures owing to which the hackers are finding vulnerabilities to exploit. Hence, the growing M2M or IoT connections is strengthening the demand for cybersecurity solutions.
  • However, the lack of cyber security profession has been a concerning factor, limiting the growth for cybersecurity market in Latin America.

Scope of the Report

The study analyzes the current market scenario and growth trends related to Cyber Security technology in the Latin America region, which has emerged as one of the major hotspots for investments, aided by strong M&A activity, partnerships and supportive governmental policies. The study tracks the country-level market dynamics and the major implementation use-cases for cybersecurity.

The study under consideration offers market overview, recent developments, market sizing, and trends by security type (Network Security, Cloud Security, Application Security, End-point Security, Wireless Network Security, Other Security Types), by component (hardware, solution, and services), by deployment (cloud and on-premise), end-user industry ( Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Government, IT and Telecommunication, Other Industries), and by country covering Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and rest of Latin America. The market sizing for the study has been provided based on the end-user spending on Cybersecurity solutions, hardware, and services in Latin America.

Security Type
Network Security
Cloud Security
Application Security
End-point Security
Wireless Network Security
Other Types of Security
Threat Intelligence and Response
Identity and Access Management
Data Loss Prevention
Security and Vulnerability Management
Intrusion Prevention System
Other Solutions
Professional Services
Managed Services
End-user Industry
Banking, Financial Services and Insurance
IT and Telecommunication
Other End-user Industries
Rest of Latin America

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Key Market Trends

Cloud Deployment to Grow Significantly

  • The increasing realization among enterprises about the importance of saving money and resources by moving their data to the cloud, instead of building and maintaining new data storage, is driving the demand for cloud-based solutions, and hence, the adoption of on-demand security services in the region.
  • Owing to multiple benefits, both large enterprises and SMEs in the region are increasingly opting for cloud-based solutions. Over the course of the next few years, cloud platforms and ecosystems are anticipated to serve as a launchpad for an explosion in the pace and scale of digital innovation.
  • Security has been a critical consideration at each step of the cloud adoption cycle, as IT provision has moved from on-premise to outside of company’s walls. In the case of the Latin American region, SMEs have been preferring cloud deployment as it allows them to focus on their core competencies, rather than invest their capital in security infrastructure since they have limited cybersecurity budgets.
  • Furthermore, deployment of public cloud service extends the boundary of trust beyond the organization, which makes security a vital part of the cloud infrastructure. However, the increasing usage of cloud-based solutions has significantly simplified the adoption of cybersecurity practices by enterprises.
  • With the increased adoption of cloud services, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, and Microsoft Azure, among others, and with these tools emerging as an integral part of business processes, enterprises have to deal with security issues, such as loss of control over sensitive data. This gives rise to increased incorporation of on-demand cybersecurity solutions.
Latin American Cybersecurity Market Share

Increasing M2M Connections Demand Cyber Security

  • While GSMA reported that IoT connections in Latin America are expected to grow to 1300 million by 2025 from 444 million in 2017, M2M connections are also anticipated to witness a significant rise. The IoT describes the coordination of multiple devices, machines, and appliances connected to the Internet through multiple networks.
  • These devices include everyday objects such as tablets, consumer electronics, and other machines, such as vehicles, monitors, and sensors equipped with M2M communications that allow them to send and receive data.
  • As M2M connectivity support sensors, probes, modems, modules, and routers used, the IoT and M2M connectivity has driven the market for cyber security in the region.
  • Owing to the positive growth prospect in the region, various firms are offering IoT design, consulting, and integration services. For instance, Agrus Data is a Brazilian IoT provider that specializes in the agriculture vertical. 
  • The adoption of M2M/IoT connections demands strengthened cybersecurity, which is driving the market, as the emerging business models and applications are coupled with the reducing device costs, which have been instrumental in driving the adoption of IoT, and consequently, the number of connected devices, such as connected cars, meters, machines, wearables, and consumer electronics. 
Latin American Cybersecurity Market Growth By Region

Competitive Landscape

The market for cyber security in Latin America has witnessed increased competition among many big players existing in the market. Additionally, more emerging companies are entering into the market with the growing economies in the region. Moreover, the market players are witnessing innovation as a key market catalyst.

  • December 2020- CyberArk, launched a free assessment offer to help SolarWinds Orion customers identify privileged access-related risk and implement steps to mitigate future exposure to a potential cyber attack.

Recent Developments

  • August 2021 - Check point software technologies Ltd one of the leading providers of cyber security solutions to corporate enterprises and governments globally, announced the acquisition of Avanan, the fastest-growing cloud email security company. Avanan technology provides the highest level of security for emails and SaaS collaboration suites. Avanan will integrate into the Check Point Infinity consolidated architecture to deliver the world’s most secure email security offering
  • June 2021- CyberArk, one of the global leaders in Identify Security, announced major advancements to the CyberArk Identity Security Platform to help secure high-risk access and broaden protection across hybrid and cloud environments. Global organizations of all sizes can benefit from CyberArk’s comprehensive, flexible set of cloud-delivered products and shared services to achieve an unmatched Zero-trust based approach to protecting human and machine identities.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    3. 4.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    4. 4.4 Assessment of Impact of COVID-19 on the market


    1. 5.1 Market Drivers

      1. 5.1.1 Rapidly Increasing Cybersecurity Incidents and Regulations Requiring its Reporting

      2. 5.1.2 Growing M2M/IoT Connections Demanding Strengthened Cybersecurity in Enterprises

    2. 5.2 Market Restraints

      1. 5.2.1 Lack of Cybersecurity Professionals


    1. 6.1 Security Type

      1. 6.1.1 Network Security

      2. 6.1.2 Cloud Security

      3. 6.1.3 Application Security

      4. 6.1.4 End-point Security

      5. 6.1.5 Wireless Network Security

      6. 6.1.6 Other Types of Security

    2. 6.2 Component

      1. 6.2.1 Hardware

      2. 6.2.2 Solution

        1. Threat Intelligence and Response

        2. Identity and Access Management

        3. Data Loss Prevention

        4. Security and Vulnerability Management

        5. Intrusion Prevention System

        6. Other Solutions

      3. 6.2.3 Services

        1. Professional Services

        2. Managed Services

    3. 6.3 Deployment

      1. 6.3.1 Cloud

      2. 6.3.2 On-Premise

    4. 6.4 End-user Industry

      1. 6.4.1 Banking, Financial Services and Insurance

      2. 6.4.2 Healthcare

      3. 6.4.3 Manufacturing

      4. 6.4.4 Retail

      5. 6.4.5 Government

      6. 6.4.6 IT and Telecommunication

      7. 6.4.7 Other End-user Industries

    5. 6.5 Country

      1. 6.5.1 Brazil

      2. 6.5.2 Argentina

      3. 6.5.3 Mexico

      4. 6.5.4 Rest of Latin America


    1. 7.1 Company Profiles*

      1. 7.1.1 AVG Technologies

      2. 7.1.2 Check Point Software Technologies Ltd

      3. 7.1.3 Cisco Systems Inc.

      4. 7.1.4 Cyber Ark Software Ltd.

      5. 7.1.5 Dell Technologies Inc.

      6. 7.1.6 FireEye Inc.

      7. 7.1.7 Fortinet Inc.

      8. 7.1.8 IBM Corporation

      9. 7.1.9 Imperva Inc.

      10. 7.1.10 Trend Micro Inc.

      11. 7.1.11 Intel Corporation

      12. 7.1.12 Symantec Corporation (Broadcom Inc.)



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Frequently Asked Questions

The LA Cyber Security Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The LA Cyber Security Market is growing at a CAGR of 10.8% over the next 5 years.

AVG Technologies, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, Cisco Systems Inc., Cyber Ark Software Ltd, Dell Technologies Inc. are the major companies operating in LA Cyber Security Market.

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