- 23 July 2018 18:58
Web Application Firewall Market: The New Way Forward
Web application firewalls can be either a network-based or a host-based service. It is usually placed through a proxy and placed in front of one or more web applications. In real time or near real-time, the web application firewall monitors traffic before it reaches the web application and analyzes all requests using a rule base to filter out potentially harmful traffic or traffic patterns. Web application firewalls are a common security control used by organizations to protect web applications from zero-day exploits, identity theft, and known vulnerabilities and attackers. Web application firewall solutions are essential to protect businesses from potential cyber threats.
The growing need for information security in today's Internet world is expected to be a major driver of the global web application firewall market. In addition, the increasing dependence of the Internet on various sectors and security and cyber-theft concerns are important factors driving the growth of the global web application firewall market. Businesses are investing heavily in deploying a web application firewall on-premises or in the cloud to keep track of the data being shared between organizations.
High implementation costs, however, are a major factor limiting the growth of the global web application firewall market. In addition, the limited awareness of executives for the web application firewall is a major factor hindering the growth of the global market for web application firewalls.
The global market for web application firewalls has been segmented based on delivery model, end user and region. Based on the deployment type, the global web application firewall market is divided into a cloud-based web application firewall and an on-premise web application firewall. On the basis of end users, e-commerce, BFSI and government. Based on the region, in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa.