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Global lawful interception market

Global lawful interception market

Global lawful interception market

Dublin, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Lawful Interception Global Market Report 2022, By Network Technology, By Communication Content, By End User” has been added to from offer.

The global lawful interception market is expected to grow from $2.96 billion in 2021 to $3.57 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.64%. The market is expected to reach $7.86 billion in 2026 with a CAGR of 21.84%.

The lawful interception market consists of the sale of lawful interception and related services by entities (organizations, sole proprietorships, partnerships) which refers to the legally authorized surveillance or security process in which a network operator or a Service Provider collects and provides to law enforcement officials intercepted communications from individuals or organizations.

Lawful interception is considered an essential tool for investigating and litigating criminal activity. It simplifies the investigative process by collecting evidence for better inspection and is administered by applying physical wiretap on phone lines, mobile data, email, instant messaging and other internet services.

The main types of lawful interception devices are mediation devices, routers, intercept access points (IAPs), gateways, switches, management servers, and others. The mediation device allows two different devices to interconnect by providing services such as protocol conversion and mediation.

Mediation devices are used to provide the interface for configuring and providing lawful interception. The different network technologies used are Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP), Long Term Evolution (LTE), Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) , digital subscriber line (DSL), public switched telephone network (PSTN), integrated services for digital network (ISDN) and others. Different communication contents include voice communication, video, text messaging, fax, digital images, file transfer. The end users of lawful interception are law enforcement agencies and government.

North America was the largest region in the Lawful Interception Market in 2020. Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing region during the forecast period. Regions covered in this report are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa.

Rise in cyber crime is expected to propel the growth of the lawful interception market. Cybercrimes are defined as the growing number of cyberattacks via social media, internet and hacking software. The increase in cyber crimes is responsible for the growth of lawful interceptions as it is a key tool in identifying crimes.

For example, according to the Legal Jobs Portal, data breaches exposed more than 4 billion records and doubled to 9.6 billion by the end of the year, involving 28% malware, 52% of hacks and 26% of cybercrimes were due to intentions attributed to espionage and other similar reasons. Hence, the rise in cyber crimes is driving the lawful interception market.

The deployment of 5G networks is a key trend gaining popularity in the lawful interception market. 5G networks have become the vital technology used by various industries. 5G is helpful in lawful interception by providing virtualization and containerization, triggering, security, and standardized X interfaces. For example, 5G networks are expected to cover one-third of the world’s population and also account for 1.2 billion connections by 2025. Hence, the deployment of 5G networks is an emerging trend in the lawful interception market.

In November 2021, SS8 networks, a US-based company operating in forensic interception, forensic intelligence and monitoring center platforms, partnered with Ocient. This partnership enables analytics at unlimited scale while delivering a low cost of ownership and LEAs can leverage full-resolution datasets with typically one-fifth the storage footprint of copy-based data management solutions and customers benefit from efficient and simple deployment with SS8. Ocient is a US-based company operating in lawful interception.

The countries covered in the Lawful Interception market report are Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, UK United and the United States.

Major companies include

  • Utimaco

  • Voice technologies


  • Verint

  • BAE systems

  • SS8 networks

  • Signalology


  • Traceability

  • Accuris Networks

  • EVE Compliance Solutions

  • Esquire Technologies

  • Private browsing software

  • Private browsing software

  • Sharp optics

  • Ixia

Main topics covered:

1. Summary

2. Characteristics of the lawful interception market

3. Lawful Interception Market Trends and Strategies

4. Impact of COVID-19 on lawful interception

5. Lawful Interception Market Size and Growth
5.1. Global historical lawful interception market, 2016-2021, billion dollars
5.1.1. Market Drivers
5.1.2. Market Constraints
5.2. Global Lawful Interception Forecast Market, 2021-2026F, 2031F, Billion USD
5.2.1. Market Drivers
5.2.2. Market Constraints

6. Lawful Interception Market Segmentation
6.1. Global lawful interception market, segmentation by device, history and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, billion dollars

6.2. Global lawful interception market, segmentation by network technology, history and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, billion dollars

  • Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE)

  • Wireless local area network (WLAN)

  • Global interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX)

  • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)

  • Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)

  • Integrated services for digital network (ISDN)

  • Others

6.3. Global lawful interception market, segmentation by communication content, history and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, billions of dollars

  • Voice communications

  • Video

  • Text messages

  • E-mail

  • Facsimile (fax)

  • Digital images

  • Data downloads

  • File Transfer

6.4. Global lawful interception market, segmentation by end user, history and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, billions of dollars

7. Regional and Country Lawful Interception Market Analysis
7.1. Global lawful interception market, split by region, historical and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, in USD billion
7.2. Global Lawful Interception Market, Split by Country, Historical & Forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, USD Billion

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