The global open source intelligencemarket size reached US$ 10.2 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 33.1 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 20.34% during 2023-2028.
Open source intelligence (OSINT) is the process of identifying, gathering, processing, analyzing, and reporting data from publicly available sources. It comprises all the offline or online information that is publicly available, whether free of cost, purchasable, or obtainable by request. It is used to discover publicly available assets of organizations for testing a computer system, network, and cybersecurity of web applications and securing the data. It is also employed to optimize operations security (OPSEC) and reveal critical information or sensitive data. In addition, it is highly cost-effective and offers a greater return on investment (ROI) compared to traditional information collecting tools.
Open Source Intelligence Market Trends:
At present, the growing demand for data gathering from publicly available sources to gain crucial business insights represents one of the key factors driving the market. Besides this, there is a rise in the utilization of OSINT in organizations to understand various strategies adopted by rival firms and take countermeasures across the globe. This, along with the rising awareness among the masses about the benefits of OSINT, is contributing to the growth of the market. In addition, the increasing demand for OSINT in cyber intelligence to track the digital footprints of criminals for reducing terrorism and cyber threats is propelling the growth of the market. Moreover, the growing number of cyber attacks to steal and copy sensitive data across the globe is positively influencing the market. Apart from this, rapid advancements in big data processing and data analytics to extract useful information for supporting and providing decisions to businesses are offering lucrative growth opportunities to industry investors. Additionally, the growing employment of artificial intelligence (AI) in the military and defense sector is offering a positive market outlook.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global open source intelligencemarket report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on source type, technique and end user.
Breakup by Source Type:
Public and Government Data
Professional and Academic Publications
Breakup by Technique:
Social Media Analytics
Breakup by End User:
Government Intelligence Agencies
Military and Defense Intelligence Agencies
Cyber Security Organizations
Law Enforcement Agencies
Private Specialized Business
Breakup by Region:
Middle East and Africa
The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Cellebrite (Sun Corporation), Dassault Systèmes, Expert.AI, Hensoldt AG, Hyland Software Inc., IPS S.p.A., Maltego Technologies GmbH, OffSec Services Limited, Palantir Technologies Inc., Recorded Future Inc. and Thales Group.
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Source Type, Technique, End User, Region
Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Cellebrite (Sun Corporation), Dassault Systèmes, Expert.AI, Hensoldt AG, Hyland Software Inc., IPS S.p.A., Maltego Technologies GmbH, OffSec Services Limited, Palantir Technologies Inc., Recorded Future Inc. and Thales Group.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report
The global open source intelligence market was valued at US$ 10.2 Billion in 2022.
We expect the global open source intelligence market to exhibit a CAGR of 20.34% during 2023-2028.
The rising deployment of open source intelligence in cyber intelligence, as it aids to track the digital footprints of criminals for reducing terrorism and cyber threats, is primarily driving the global open source intelligence market.
The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the growing adoption of open source intelligence to protect organization’s sensitive data from stealing, during the remote working and Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) models.
Based on the source type, the global open source intelligence market can be bifurcated into media, internet, public and government data, professional and academic publications, commercial, and others. Currently, media holds the majority of the total market share.
Based on the technique, the global open source intelligence market has been segmented into text analytics, video analytics, social media analytics, geospatial analytics, security analytics, and others. Among these, security analytics currently exhibit a clear dominance in the market.
Based on the end user, the global open source intelligence market can be divided into government intelligence agencies, military and defense intelligence agencies, cyber security organizations, law enforcement agencies, private specialized business, financial services, and others. Currently, cyber security organizations account for the largest market share.
On a regional level, the market has been classified into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa, where North America currently dominates the global market.
Some of the major players in the global open source intelligence market include Cellebrite (Sun Corporation), Dassault Systèmes, Expert.AI, Hensoldt AG, Hyland Software Inc., IPS S.p.A., Maltego Technologies GmbH, OffSec Services Limited, Palantir Technologies Inc., Recorded Future Inc., and Thales Group.
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