Global Antivirus Software Market Report 2021: Growth and Change in COVID-19



The main players in the antivirus software market are Symantec, McAfee, ESET, Trend Micro, F-Secure, BitDefender, G Data CyberDefense, Fortinet, Microsoft Corporation, Cheetah Mobile, AVG Technologies, Qihoo 360, Quick Heal, Tencent, Comodo Cybersecurity, Kaspersky, AhnLab Inc, Ad-Aware, Panda Security, and Lavasoft.

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The global antivirus software market is expected to grow from $ 3.80 billion in 2020 to $ 3.92 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2%. The growth is mainly due to companies resuming operations and adjusting to the new normal while recovering from the impact of COVID-19, which previously led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, the remote work and closure of business activities which resulted in operational challenges. The market is expected to reach $ 4.54 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 3.8%.

Antivirus software market consists of sales of antivirus software by entities (organizations, independent traders and partnerships) which are used to protect computers against viruses by scanning, detecting and removing them. Most anti-virus software runs in the background once downloaded, providing real-time protection against virus attacks.

The behavior of all programs is monitored by anti-virus software, which reports any questionable behavior.

The main types of antivirus software are computers, tablets, smartphones and others. Antivirus software is used in computers to prevent, scan, and detect viruses and malware that damage the computer.

The different operating systems include Windows, MAC, Android or IOS or Linux and are used by various verticals such as business, personal and government.

North America was the largest region in the antivirus software market in 2020. Europe was the second largest region in the antivirus software market.

The regions covered in this report are Asia Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East & Africa.

Cloud-based antivirus is a growing trend in the antivirus software market. Cloud Antivirus or Cloud Based Antivirus is a solution that offloads the work to a cloud based server instead of bogging down the computer with an antivirus suite.

Cloud Antivirus protects PCs, laptops and mobile devices by providing behavior-based filtering and updating of malware capable of transferring data. For example, according to Tracxn Technologies Limited, a report from an India-based software company in 2021, large companies such as Malwarebytes, Avast, Panda Security, Qihoo 360 Technology, AVG Technologies are using cloud-based antivirus solutions.

In July 2020, NortonLifeLock, a US cybersecurity software company acquired Avira for $ 360 million. Through this acquisition, Avira serves a broad customer base in Europe and important emerging markets with a range of consumer-focused cybersecurity and privacy solutions.

Avira is a German security software company specializing in antivirus software.

The increasing number of cyber attacks is expected to propel the growth of the antivirus software market in the coming years. A cyber attack is a cyberspace-based attack aimed at intentionally disrupting, disabling, destroying or manipulating a computer or other device.

There is an increase in hacking and data breaches in computers, laptops and mobiles using viruses or malware. Antivirus software can block or prevent virus or malware from entering the device and prevents cyber attacks.

For example, in 2020, Air India, an airline based in India, reported that hackers compromised their servers and accessed the personal data of 4.5 million travelers. In India, in 2020 alone, 1.16 million cybersecurity cases are recorded. Hence, the increasing number of cyber attacks is boosting the antivirus software market.

The countries covered in the Antivirus Software Market report are Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, United Kingdom and the United States.
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