Cybersecurity in Mining – Thematic Research

Pages: 55 Published: June 07, 2022 Report Code: GDMIN-TR-S017

The global cybersecurity market size was $125.6 billion in 2020. The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 9% during the period 2020-2025. Cybersecurity is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious attacks. The IoT sensors, augmented reality (AR) devices, autonomous vehicles, and drones that improve mining operations are equally capable of halting activity if they fall prey to cyberattacks. The operational technology (OT) networks of mining operations are particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks due to their lower security maturity than corporate networks.

Cybersecurity in mining overview

Cybersecurity in mining overview

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What are the key value chains in cybersecurity in mining industry?

The key value chain in cybersecurity in mining industry are cybersecurity hardware, cybersecurity software, and cybersecurity services.

Cybersecurity Hardware

With chips now being used in mission-critical servers and safety-critical applications, protecting chips from cyberattacks is becoming more critical and more expensive. Systems vendors such as Apple and Amazon are increasingly designing their own chips rather than buying commercially developed devices and intellectual property (IP) created by third-party developers. These vendors are developing their own ecosystems and requirements, and security is a key concern.

Cybersecurity Software

The software element of our cybersecurity value chain comprises the following areas: identity management, network security, endpoint security, threat detection and response, cloud security, data security, email security, application security, unified threat management, and vulnerability management.

Cybersecurity Services

The services element of the cybersecurity value chain comprises the following areas: managed security services, post-breach response services, and risk and compliance services. Services are typically outsourced because of the complexity of addressing cybersecurity-related issues, such as staying on top of vulnerabilities, identifying and responding to threats, and meeting compliance requirements.

Who are the key cybersecurity adopters in the mining industry?

The key cybersecurity adopters in the mining industry are Anglo American, Antofagasta, BHP, Nippon Steel, and Rio Tinto.

Who are the key cybersecurity vendors in the mining industry?

The key cybersecurity vendors in the mining industry are Accenture, Alphabet, Check Point Software, Cisco, Cloudflare, CrowdStrike, Darktrace, Dell Technologies, Fortinet, and IBM.

Who are the key specialist cybersecurity vendors in the mining industry?

The key specialist cybersecurity vendors in the mining industry are ABB, Dragos, Malwarebytes, and Nozomi Networks.

Market report scope

Market size (Year – 2020) $125.6 billion
CAGR >9%
Forecast period 2020-2025
Key value chains Cybersecurity Hardware, Cybersecurity Software, and Cybersecurity Services
Key adopters Anglo American, Antofagasta, BHP, Nippon Steel, and Rio Tinto
Leading vendors Accenture, Alphabet, Check Point Software, Cisco, Cloudflare, CrowdStrike, Darktrace, Dell Technologies, Fortinet, and IBM
Key specialist vendors ABB, Dragos, Malwarebytes, and Nozomi Networks

This report provides:

  • An overview of the cybersecurity value chain, case studies of cybersecurity deployments in mining, market size and growth forecasts, specialist cybersecurity vendors for mining companies, and analysis of the mining companies leading in cybersecurity adoption.
  • A detailed value chain comprising the 14 segments of cybersecurity (including hardware, software, and services), with leading and specialist vendors, and leading mining adopters identified across all segments.
  • Industry analysis, including forecasts and cybersecurity revenues to 2025, alongside sector-specific analysis using GlobalData’s deals, patents analytics, company filing, and hiring trends.
  • An overview of M&A deals driven by the cybersecurity theme and a timeline highlighting milestones in the development of cybersecurity.
  • Analysis of the leading adopters in mining, their key moves in the theme, and their position in our thematic scorecards.
  • Breakdown of the key challenges in the mining industry, and how cybersecurity technologies can help to solve those challenges, including digitalization, productivity, and ESG.

Reasons to Buy

  • Position yourself for success by understanding the ways in which cybersecurity can help to solve the major challenges for the mining industry, such as those of digitalization, ESG, and COVID-19.
  • Identify the leading, and specialist vendors of cybersecurity solutions for the mining industry. Discover what each vendor offers, and who some of their existing clients are.
  • Quickly identify attractive investment targets in the mining industry by understanding which companies are most likely to be winners in the future based on our thematic scorecard.
  • Gain a competitive advantage in the mining industry over your competitors by understanding the potential of cybersecurity solutions in the future.

Key Players

1Password, ABB, Accenture, Acronis, Airbus (Stormshield), Akamai, Alert Logic, Alibaba, Alphabet (Google), Alphabet (Siemplify), Amazon, AMD, Analog Devices, Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, Antofagasta , AnyVision, Appgate, Apple, Applied Risk, Aqua Security, Arcon, AT&T, Atos, Attivo Networks, Aveva, Aware, BAE Systems, Baidu, Barracuda, Barracuda Networks, BeyondTrust, BHP, BioEnable, Blackberry, BMC Helix, Boliden, Broadcom, BT, Cadence Design Systems, Capgemini, Cato, Check Point Software, Checkmarx, China Telecom, China Unicom, CipherCloud, Cisco, Claroty, Clear Secure, Clearview, Cloudcheckr, Cloudera, Cloudflare, CloudPassage, CMITech, Code42, Cognitec, Cognizant, Contrast Security, CrowdStrike, CyberArk, Cyberbit, Cybereason, Cynet, D3 Security, Darktrace, Dashlane, Delinea, Dell Technologies, Deutsche Telekom, Dragos , Duo Security, DXC Technology, ekey, Equifax, Ermetic, Exabeam, Expanse, Extreme, EY, Eyelock, F5 Networks, FireEye, First Quantum Minerals, Forcepoint, Forescout, ForgeRock, Fortescue Metals, Fortinet, Foxpass, Fugue, Fujitsu, GitLab, HCL Technologies, Helpsystems, Herjavec Group, HID Global, Hitachi, Horizon Robotics, HPE , Huawei, IBM, IBM (Red Hat), Idemia, iFlytek, Illumio, Ilumio, Impulse, Informatica, Infosys, Innovatrics, Intel, Invicti, iProov, Iris ID, IriusRisk, Ironscales, Ivanti, Ivanti (MobileIron), Juniper Networks, Kairos, Kaspersky Labs, KnowBe4, KPMG, KT, Lacework, LastPass, Lockheed Martin, LogMeIn, LogMeOnce, Logrhythm, Lookout, Lumen Technologies, Malwarebytes, ManageEngine, Marsh, Marvell, Megvii, Mentor Graphics, Micro Focus, Micron Semiconductor, Microsoft , Mimecast, NCC, Netskope, Nippon Steel, Nokia, NordPass, Nornickel, Northrop Grumman, Nozomi Networks, NTT Data, NXP Semiconductors, NXT-ID, Okta, Okta , Onapsis, One Identity, OneLogIn, OneSpan, OneTrust, Oracle, Orange, Orca Security, Palantir, Palo Alto Networks, Perimeter 81, Ping Identity, Portnox, Proofpoint, PwC, Qualys, Rapid7, Raytheon BBN, Raytheon Technologies, RedSeal, Renesas, Resolver, Rio Tinto, RSA, Ruckus, SAIC, SailPoint Technologies, Samsung Electronics, SecureAuth, SecureOne, Secureworks, Securonix, SenseTime, SentinelOne, Singtel (Trustwave), Skybox Security, Skyhigh Security, Snyk, Softbank (Arm), SonicWall, Sophos, South32, Splunk, STMicroelectronics, Sumo Logic, Swimlane, Synopsys, Tanium, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Steel, Tech Mahindra, Tech5, Teck Resources, Telstra, Tenable, Tessian, Thales, ThreatConnect, Threatmetrix, Threatmodeler, TitanHQ, Trellix, Trellix , Trend Micro, TrueFace.AI, Untangle, Vedanta, Veracode, Verizon, Versa, VMware, VMware , WatchGuard, Waterfall, WhiteHat Security, Wipro, Yubico, and Zscaler.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Cybersecurity Value Chain

Mining Challenges

The Impact of Cybersecurity on Mining

Case Studies

Data Analysis


Sector Scorecard


Further Reading

Our Thematic Research Methodology

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