Gartner Research

Defining Cloud Web Application and API Protection Services

Published: 26 February 2019

ID: G00382805

Analyst(s): Jeremy D'Hoinne , Adam Hils

Summary

Cloud web application and API protection services are the evolution of cloud web application firewall services, expanding scope and security depth. Security and risk management leaders must determine how cloud WAAP services will improve their security posture.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Definition
  • Description
  • Benefits and Uses
  • Risks
    • Regulatory and Cultural Constraints
    • Solution Maturity
    • Technical Architecture
  • Cloud WAAP Service Alternatives
  • Recommendations
    • Project Scoping
    • Cloud WAAP Service Assessment
    • Technical Architecture
  • Representative Providers

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