Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Information technology (IT) security is an ongoing concern for all businesses. Over the past five years, Australian businesses' reliance on computing technology has increased, as new technologies have allowed them to increase productivity significantly. The increasing accessibility of broadband internet means that businesses now engage in large levels of data transfer. This has helped facilitate the rise of ‘big data', where many businesses have been able to gather large amounts of data, which may be sensitive. Furthermore, the introduction of smartphones has allowed much of this data to be accessed nearly anywhere.
These advancements have meant that new security concerns have arisen over the past five years, leading to increasing demand for IT security consultants... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The IT Security Consulting industry is highly concentrated in the eastern seaboard, with New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria together expected to account for the majority of industry establishments. This is largely due to the requirement for industry players to meet with clients to assess IT systems and perform consultancy services. As a result, the majority of industry establishments are located close to large business centres.
The largest proportion of industry establishments are in New South Wales due to the presence of many international businesses. A large proportion of established international companies have their headquarters in Sydney and as a result, the state has attracted an increasing number of IT security consulting establishments... purchase to read more