Top 20 Vendors in the Global Consumer Endpoint Security Market

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With security threats becoming more and more of an issue as a result of greater connectivity and internet penetration, the need for endpoint security will continue to increase at a substantial rate over the next few years. According to analysts at Technavio, the global consumer endpoint security market is expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 12% by 2020. The desirability of SaaS-based security solutions will be a driving factor; these types of solutions are ideal for most companies, as they are easy to install and tend to be less expensive. The market is highly fragmented and fiercely competitive, filled with vendors of all sizes and offerings.

In this blog, we present some of the top vendors in the global consumer endpoint security market, as identified by Technavio’s analysts.



Forcepoint specializes in computer security software, offering products for content security, insider data threat protection, cloud security, network security, advanced analytics, web filtering, and cross domain access & transfer. 20,000 organizations around the world rely on Forcepoint to reduce risk and handle threats. Based in Austin, Texas, with worldwide sales, service, security laboratories and product development, Forcepoint is a joint venture of the Raytheon Company and Vista Equity Partners.

Intel Security

Intel Security Group (previously McAfee, Inc.) is an American global computer security software company headquartered in California, and the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. Delivering proactive and proven security solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, Intel Security protects consumers and businesses of all sizes from the latest malware and emerging online threats. With McAfee All Access, McAfee Total Protection, McAfee Internet Security, and McAfee AntiVirus Plus, consumers get complete antimalware and antispyware protection.


RSA Security LLC is an American computer and network security company. Its products include the RSA BSAFE cryptography libraries and the SecurID authentication token. RSA is known for allegedly incorporating backdoors developed by the NSA in its products. More than 30,000 customers worldwide rely on RSA’s business-driven security strategies through threat detection and response, identity and access management, and governance, risk and compliance solutions.


Symantec Corporation is an American technology company headquartered in California. Symantec provides security products and solutions to protect small, medium, and enterprise businesses from advanced threats, malware, and other cyber security issues. Symantec serves millions of individual and corporate customers in over 48 countries worldwide.

Trend Micro

As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. Its security is powered by Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ global threat intelligence and is supported by over 1,200 security experts around the world. Trend Micro Inc. is a global security software company founded in California with global headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, and regional headquarters in Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Avast Software

Avast Software, founded in 1988, is known for its development of a line of antivirus software and internet security applications for Microsoft Windows, macOS and Android known as Avast Antivirus. The Avast Antivirus products include free Avast Free Antivirus, Avast Free Mac Security, Mobile Security & Antivirus, and proprietary Avast Internet Security, Avast Pro Antivirus and Avast Premier. In 2016, the company acquired AVG Technologies, and now has over 1,000 professionals around the world.

Blue Coat Systems

Blue Coat is a leading provider of advanced web security solutions for global enterprises and governments. Blue Coat protects and serves over 15,000 organizations every day, including over 70% of the Fortune Global 500. The Blue Coat Security Platform unites network, security and cloud technologies to maximize security protection, minimize network impact and fully embrace cloud applications and services.

Check Point Software

Founded in 1993, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is an Israeli multinational provider of software and combined hardware and software products for IT security, including network security, endpoint security, data security and security management. The company is known for having pioneered the IT security industry with FireWall-1 and has approximately 3,400 employees worldwide.


CipherCloud is a cloud security company based in California. The company enables cloud services adoption while ensuring security, compliance and control. CipherCloud delivers a comprehensive multi-cloud security platform that integrates advanced data protection, content control, monitoring, cloud discovery and risk analysis.

Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in California that develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment, and other high-technology services and products. Through its numerous acquired subsidiaries, such as OpenDNS, Cisco Meraki, and Cisco Jasper, Cisco specializes into specific tech markets, such as Internet of Things (IoT), domain security, and energy management.


Clearswift is an information security company based in the UK. The company provides cyber-security solutions to protect business’s data from internal and external threats. Clearswift is used by organisations globally to protect their critical information, giving them the freedom to securely collaborate and drive business growth.

Digital Guardian

Digital Guardian is an American data loss prevention software company that provides software both at the end-user level and in corporate networks, servers, databases, and the cloud. The company holds 20 patents for its technology and its customers include over 300 global companies, as well some of the largest brands in the world. It is considered to be a leader in the global data loss prevention market.

Beyond Trust

BeyondTrust is a global cyber security company dedicated to proactively eliminating data breaches from insider privilege abuse and external hacking attacks. The company’s integrated risk intelligence platform presents a unique competitive advantage in its ability to reveal critical risks hidden within volumes of user and system data. BeyondTrust’s privileged account management and vulnerability management solutions are trusted by over 4,000 customers worldwide, including over half of the Fortune 100.


For over 25 years, ESET has been a pioneer in the field of Internet security. ESET’s advanced security options are trusted by businesses, governments and consumers around the world. As leaders in the field of heuristic detection, the company specializes in technology that predicts emerging viruses and develops effective defenses before they can do any damage.


Fortinet, headquartered in California with offices around the globe, provides top-rated network and content security, as well as secure access products that share intelligence and work together to form a cooperative fabric. Its flagship enterprise firewall platform, FortiGate, is available in a wide range of sizes and form factors to fit any environment.


F-Secure is a European cyber security company with decades of experience in defending enterprises and consumers against everything from opportunistic ransomware infections to advanced cyber attacks. Its comprehensive set of services and award-winning products use F-Secure’s patented security innovations and sophisticated threat intelligence to protect tens of thousands of companies and millions of people. Its products are sold all over the world by over 200 operators and thousands of resellers.


As a world leader in digital security, Gemalto delivers easy to use technologies and services to businesses and governments, authenticating identities and protecting data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between. Gemalto is a public company incorporated in the Netherlands. It is headquartered in Amsterdam, and has subsidiaries and group companies around the world.

Panda Security

Panda Security is an international provider focused on cloud-based security solutions and on-premise solutions, with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the world. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. Panda Security has 80 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain.


Proofpoint, founded in 2002, is based in California and provides SaaS and on-premises solutions for inbound email security, outbound data loss prevention, privacy protection, email encryption, electronic discovery and email archiving. Proofpoint delivers an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions spanning threat management, regulatory compliance, data governance and secure communications—all of which are based on a common security-as-a-service platform.


Sophos Group plc is a security software and hardware company. Sophos develops products for communication endpoint, encryption, network security, email security and mobile security as well as unified threat management. Sophos is focused on providing security software to the mid-market and pragmatic enterprise from 100 to 5000 Seat organisations.


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