Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Information technology (IT) security is an ongoing concern for all businesses. Consumer and business reliance on computing technology has increased over the past five years, as new technologies have allowed significant increases in productivity. The increasing accessibility of broadband internet means that businesses now engage in large levels of data transfer, and often this data can be accessed from anywhere. This has helped facilitate the rise of ‘big data', a phenomenon in which many businesses have been able to gather large amounts of personal and proprietary data, which is typically sensitive and intended to be confidential. Furthermore, the introduction of smartphones has allowed much of this data to be accessed nearly anywhere... 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