Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Mobile Security Market 2009-2013″ report to its offerings.

In a release, Research and Markets noted that report highlights include:

The Mobile Security market consists of mobile end-point devices and software solutions, which are designed or configured to provide security to the mobile devices. The mobile devices included in this market are cellular phones, PDAs and other smart handheld devices; usually connected with wireless network.

In the past, mobile devices were used for voice communications, with little to no mobile data communication activity. However, with the advancement in technology, many of the mobile devices available in the market are equipped to support various data related activities such as e-mail access, video access, browsing, etc. Moreover, with the availability of such mobile devices, the number of data communication based mobile applications and services are increasing in the market. Services such as M-commerce, where critical data transactions takes place, are gaining a ranging acceptance.

With the increase in the usage of critical services, the security attacks on mobile devices by unauthorized users have also risen. The number of security threats, viruses, Trojans, malware etc., related to mobile devices has grown manifolds