On the back of the surge in mobile communications, the Internet of Things and cloud computing, the importance of digital security is coming to the fore. Meanwhile, the marked increase in data transfer means IT systems are ever more vulnerable. Against this backdrop, demand for a wide range of technological solutions in the cybersecurity area is set to increase further. This segment has developed into a technological trend in its own right, boasting strong growth potential. The Cyber Security Performance Index was set up by Solactive to save potential investors from having to carry out time-consuming analysis to identify promising stocks. It also applies tried-and-tested Value Investing criteria to the technology sector, incorporating them in the selection process.