Dark Web Intelligence Market - Forecast(2021 - 2026)

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Dark Web Intelligence Market Overview

The global Dark Web Intelligence Market size is projected to surpass the $840 million mark by 2026 growing at an estimated CAGR of more than 20.1% during the forecast period 2021 to 2026. Darknets or networks are connections that are made between or amongst trusted peers and few of them include TOR, Freenet, or the Invisible Internet Project (I2P). Dark Web Intelligence also has prominence in cyber threat intelligence as it monitors, where security insights can be generated that could prevent cyber threats. In terms of business as well, dark web intelligence plays a prominent role as many unindexed websites also has a lot of valuable information that helps the vendors to take the necessary steps. Dark web intelligence also uses dark web forum portals in order to make counter-terrorism and cyber risk analysis activities. Besides, dark web intelligence is also involved in many legal activities like military intelligence, and as a medium to exchange other confidential information.

Report Coverage

The report: “Dark Web Intelligence Industry Outlook– Forecast (2021-2026)”, by IndustryARC covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Dark Web Intelligence Market.
By Offering Type: SaaS, PaaS and Others
By Organization Size: Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises, Large Enterprises
By Content: Unstructured, Unlinked, Temporary Content and Others
By Industry Vertical: ICT, BFSI, Government (Law Enforcement, Intelligence Agencies, Cybercrime Agencies, Defense and Others), Healthcare, Manufacturing, Transportation and Others
By Geography - North America (U.S, Canada, Mexico), Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Others), APAC (China, Japan India, SK, Aus and Others),  South America(Brazil, Argentina and others), and RoW (Middle east and Africa).

Key Takeaways

  • Dark web intelligence will revitalize information security for enterprises, for business intelligence and others. Dark web intelligence, when used efficiently can help prevent planned cyber-attacks and safeguard the data.
  • Dark web intelligence when used efficiently can help prevent planned cyber-attacks and safeguard data utilizing the Dark net, an overlay network. This can help in the prevention of annual losses from cybercrime that is estimated to be $430 Billion
  • The dark web intelligence market has been analyzed with respect to different parameters such as cyber risk factor, cyber threat intelligence assessment, business models, content that is been used in deep web, network that is used in order to access and navigate dark web and end-users

Dark Web Intelligence Market Segment Analysis - By Content

In the dark web overlay network the most exchanged goods were light drugs, followed by online pirated games and accounts. These are typically sold analysed using cyber threat intelligence from unstructured data gathering. This has led the unstructured data gathering market to rise at 18.2% CAGR through 2026. Government and other legal bodies monitor the dark web with the help of intelligence tools, and control the illegal activities can be made for legal or proper security used could be a good sign and from recent years governments of several countries are focusing to do so. Dark web cyber threat intelligence acts as a powerful solution in analyzing cyber risk and preventing cyber-attacks in anonymous and hidden areas of the internet. This prevents cyber criminals’ reign. Besides, dark web intelligence also plays a crucial role in preventing terrorist attacks and tracking them. Increasing use of mobile phones and portability of website use in various industries lead to the generation of ample amount of data. Securing this data is of vital importance, and data breaches can be prevented using dark web intelligence as it helps to gather reliable intel about threats.

Dark Web Intelligence Market Segment Analysis - By End Use

ICT sector is the fastest-growing market for Dark Web Intelligence applications. With the advent of the IT industry, now web development has become an easy-peasy job. Website defacement is an attack on-site by taking control of visual appearance, and this happens by breaking web server and replacing the host website. Generally, this happens when your website security has one or few flaws. Above are the statistics year-wise, according to the domain of the website that were affected or attacked with defacement. Dark web intelligence helps to thwart future website defacement and take preventive measures. Dark web intelligence provide critical insights in order to fight and sustain cyber-attacks.

Dark Web Intelligence Market Segment Analysis - By Geography

North America is the dominating market which held a major revenue share in 2019 and 2020, it is estimated as fastest growing market next to APAC, mainly driven by adoption and knowledge in internet and cyber risk technologies in APAC coupled with regulations from various organizations and government bodies in order to protect from cyber threats. Dark web cyber threat intelligence helps to thwart future website defacement and take preventive measures. Dark web intelligence provides critical insights in order to fight and sustain cyber-attacks. According to the experts, there is still more than 5000 terabytes that is being uncatalogued. While the computers used in dark web are called proxy servers, the currency used in dark web is primarily cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.

Dark Web Intelligence Market, By Region, 2020 (%)

 

Dark Web Intelligence Market Drivers

Rising Usage of Intelligence in Counter-Terrorism

Dark web analysis plays a crucial role in the field of counter-terrorism (CT). Dark web intelligence helps to sort out the web defacement, which is the need of the hour and the whole world that is under constant threat from these well-planned, sophisticated, and coordinated terrorist operations. By monitoring the dark web for terrorism forums and other related sites, terrorist’s threats or attacks can be detected and avoided, which is the primary objective of counter-terrorism through dark web intelligence.  According to the experts, there is still more than 5000 terabytes that is being uncatalogued. While the computers used in dark web are called proxy servers, the currency used in dark web is primarily cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.

Dark Web Intelligence Adoption for Automation

With the advent of the internet, now we got an opportunity that our previous generations are never heard of. Though the web unfurls a gamut of opportunities (for example, now, you can master the natural languages to programming languages at home without going elsewhere), it has its dark side as well. Dark web intelligence provides important cyber risk and cyber threat intelligence insights and would remain a key element for effective automation solution in the cybersecurity industry. It is a well-known fact that there is a global shortage of 1 to 2 million cybersecurity professionals in the IT industry, and Dark web intelligence can fulfill that gap.

Dark Web Intelligence Market Challenges

High Dark Web Intelligence Costs

The higher cost of Dark Web Intelligence is one of the major factors hindering the growth of the Dark Web Intelligence market. For a small business or a startup to adopt cybersecurity the companies have to invest around $2.5m which includes a combination of antivirus, firewall, spam filter, data encryption, data backup, and password management applications. Similarly, some dark web intelligence applications also need specific hardware to be installed, which further increases the deployment cost of cyber risk assessment and cybersecurity. Modern cyber threat intelligence solutions also need specialized IT skill to manage coding on a real-time basis. Thus, companies need to outsource or recruit skilled employees in order to ensure the effective usage of the dark web intelligence solution. This might add further cost to the company.

Market Landscape

Product launches, acquisitions, and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the Dark Web Intelligence Market. ACID Cyber Intelligence, Alert Logic Dark Web Scanning, Dark Owl Vision, Norse, Terbium Labs, Sixgill, Proofprint, Verisign, Webroot and others are considered to be the key players of the Dark Web Intelligence Market.

Acquisitions/Technology Launches/Partnerships

  • In December 2020, Cobwebs Technologies, a market-leading web intelligence company has launched a fully automated web investigation platform capable of unified identity resolution to the corporate security market.
  • In December 2020, Sixgill Launches Darkfeed Application in CrowdStrike Store to Accelerate Threat Response with Context-Rich Intelligence.
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1. Dark Web Intelligence Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Dark Web Intelligence Market - Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends by Company
    2.2 Key trends By Offering Type
    2.3 Key trends By End Use Industry
    2.4 Key trends segmented by Geography
3. Dark Web Intelligence Market – Market Landscape
    3.1 Comparative Analysis
        3.1.1 Product/Company Benchmarking-Top 5 Companies
        3.1.2 Top 5 Financial Analysis
        3.1.3 Market Value Split by Top 5 Companies
        3.1.4 Patent Analysis
        3.1.5 Pricing Analysis (Comparison of General Price of Industry Solutions)
4. Dark Web Intelligence Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium (Premium)
    4.1 Regulatory Scenario
    4.2 Ease of Doing Business Index
    4.3 Case Studies
    4.4 Customer Analysis
5. Dark Web Intelligence Market – Startup Company Scenario (Premium)
    5.1 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
    5.2 Startup Company Analysis
6. Dark Web Intelligence Market - Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints
    6.3 Porters five force model
        6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
        6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.3.5 Threat of substitutes
7. Dark Web Intelligence Market – By Strategic Analysis (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Product Life Cycle/Market Life Cycle Analysis
8. Dark Web Intelligence Market – By Offering Type (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    8.1 SaaS
    8.2 PaaS
    8.3 Others
9. Dark Web Intelligence Market – By Organization Size (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    9.1 SMEs
    9.2 Large Enterprises
10. Dark Web Intelligence Market – By Content (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    10.1 Unstructured
    10.2 Unlinked
    10.3 Temporary Content
    10.4 Others
11. Dark Web Intelligence Market – By Industry Vertical (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    11.1 ICT
    11.2 BFSI
    11.3 Government
        11.3.1 Law Enforcement
        11.3.2 Intelligence Agencies
        11.3.3 Cybercrime Agencies
        11.3.4 Defense
        11.3.5 Others
    11.4 Healthcare
    11.5 Manufacturing
    11.6 Transportation
    11.7 Others
12. Dark Web Intelligence Market - By Geography (Market Size -$Million/Billion)
    12.1 North America
        12.1.1 U.S
        12.1.2 Canada
        12.1.3 Mexico
    12.2 South America
        12.2.1 Brazil
        12.2.2 Argentina
        12.2.3 Chile
        12.2.4 Colombia
        12.2.5 Others
    12.3 Europe
        12.3.1 Germany
        12.3.2 France
        12.3.3 UK
        12.3.4 Italy
        12.3.5 Spain
        12.3.6 Russia
        12.3.7 Netherlands
        12.3.8 Others
    12.4 APAC
        12.4.1 China
        12.4.2 Japan
        12.4.3 South Korea
        12.4.4 India
        12.4.5 Australia
        12.4.6 Indonesia
        12.4.7 Malaysia
        12.4.8 Others
    12.5 RoW
        12.5.1 Middle East
        12.5.2 Africa
13. Dark Web Intelligence Market - Market Entropy
    13.1 New product launches
    13.2 M&A's, collaborations, JVs and partnerships
14. Dark Web Intelligence Market – Industry Competitive Landscape (Premium)
    14.1 Market Share – Global
    14.2 Market Share by Region
    14.3 Market Share By Industry Vertical
    14.4 Market Share By Offering Type
15. Dark Web Intelligence Market – Key Company List by Country Premium (Premium)
16. Dark Web Intelligence Market - Company Analysis
    16.1 Company 1
    16.2 Company 2
    16.3 Company 3
    16.4 Company 4
    16.5 Company 5
    16.6 Company 6
    16.7 Company 7
    16.8 Company 8
    16.9 Company 9
    16.10 Company 10