Security Opportunity

December 2007
Red Herring;12/1/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 30, p13
Trade Publication
The article presents the forecast of Reston, Virginia-based research firm Input on U.S. government spending on security software. It predicts that U.S. government spending will increase 6.2 percent annually to $439 million in 2012, a trend expected to spur government contractors to buy startups in areas like smart cards, biometrics, radio frequency identification and speech recognition. Companies like Microsoft, EDS, BearingPoint and Johnson Controls could be looking for small, specialized firms as subcontractors or acquisition targets, said the author of Input's latest report.


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