Web Application Firewall- an application firewall for HTTP applications
According to a new report published by Reports Monitor titled, “Global Web Application Firewall Market, Growth Opportunities, Innovations and Forecast, 2018-2025,” the global web application firewall market was valued at XX million in 2018 and is projected to reach at XX million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of XX% from 2018 to 2025.
web application firewall may be available in the form of filter, appliance, and server plugin. It is an application firewall for HTTP applications. It bids a set of guidelines to HTTP conversion. Substantially, such rules protect common attacks like cross-site scripting and SQL injection. Whereas proxies generally protect the clients, WAFs protects servers.
Increase in implementation for cloud-based solutions, technological innovation in product offerings, upsurge in application areas among industry verticals as well as heavy venture capital investments in R&D activities to develop solutions with improved capabilities are the major factors driving the web application firewall market. Web application firewall establishes a comparativelysheltered barrier between the system and the external environment. It delivers web protection at the application layer of the open system interconnection model from many attacks types like DT,XSS, SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and RFI. WAF blocks and identifies the efforts to exploit known web application vulnerabilities due to shortening of the window of exposure whereas patches are thoroughly deployed and tested.
The global web application firewall market is inclined by several factors including increase in number of cyber-attack activities,development in demand for cloud-based solutions, stringent industry standards and regulatory compliance, increased application areas, and dearth of trained professionals. These are the factors that collectively provide opportunities for the market growth.
The global web application firewall market is segmented based on of deployment, organization size, industry vertical, and geography. The deployment segment is bifurcated into on-premise and cloud-based. Based on organization size, it is segmented into large enterprises and small & medium enterprises. Industry verticalis segmented as retail,IT & telecom, aerospace & defense,healthcare,energy & utilities, manufacturing, BFSI, public sector, and others. Based on geography, the market is segmented across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
The market includes regions covering Western Europe, Latin America,Japan, North America, Middle East & Africa (MEA) as well as Asia Pacific excluding Japan.Asia-Pacific web application firewall market is projected to grow due to the occurrence of unexploited demands as well as surge in need for healthier application security solutions.
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