Santa Clara, Calif. October 9, 2022 – We are honored to announce that NSFOCUS was included in the Honorable Mentions section in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Cloud Web Application and API Protection report.
According to Gartner, by 2026, 40% of organizations will select a WAAP provider on the basis of its advanced API protections and web application security features — up from less than 15% in 2022, and by 2026, more than 40% of organizations with consumer-facing applications that initially relied only on a WAAP for bot mitigation will seek additional anomaly detection technology from specialized providers — up from less than 10% in 2022.  The report also provides market and technical analysis of web application threats, automated threats, and API attack protection. It points out that “API security is becoming a key part of WAAP evaluations in situations where WAAP providers compete against more specialized API threat protection vendors.” With the digital transformation, things and scenarios to be protected have been changed, the attack surface continues to expand, and attack vectors are more complex and targeted. In addition to detecting known and unknown threats, identifying and blocking newly-emerging attacks is imminent.
NSFOCUS provides an advanced Web security solution. Its comprehensive functions include intelligent Web application protection, bot management, API protection, DDoS attack protection and many other features to help customers defend against vulnerability exploitation, resource abuse, and security issues in access privilege. Cloud Web Application and API protection (WAAP) is an essential new trend in web and application security. NSFOCUS Cloud WAAP solution delivers end-to-end protection on Web applications, data assets and business operations for clients.
To safeguard organizations’ API security, NSFOCUS proposed a real-time, full-scenario API protection solution to pay attention to both border security and intranet security. For border security, traditional gateway devices are used to protect against sophisticated DDoS attacks, business security gateways are used to identify and classify bots, take over accounts, identify API abnormal calls, and identify logic vulnerabilities, and Web application firewalls are used for injection protection, configuration security, protocol vulnerability protection, sensitive information identification, and 0-day protection. In terms of intranet security, it protects websites and applications from intrusion, and prevents pages from being tampered with and sensitive information from being leaked.
NSFOCUS Web application and API protection is a complete lifecycle detection and protection solution that integrates on-premises and cloud security together and covers code security, security assessment and threat protection, securing clients’ source codes, APIs, websites and applications in cloud-native environments.
 Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Cloud Web Application and API Protection, 30 August 2022.
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