Gartner: Global Security Spending Rises Nearly 5% Despite 'Commoditization'

Security market to hit $75.4 billion in 2015, but endpoint and consumer software segments slowing due to saturation.
Security spending remains hot -- to the tune of $75.4 billion worldwide this year -- but signs of a slowdown are showing in certain segments such as endpoint and protection platforms and consumer products, according to new data from Gartner.
The security analyst firm estimates a 4.7% increase in security spending in 2015 over last year, an increase mainly driven by government projects, legislative pressures, and the long shadow of major data breaches around the globe. But Gartner warns that saturation of more mature and established security tools hampering overall growth.
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