Web Application Firewall Market Research Report- Global Forecast 2027

Global Web Application Firewall Market; By Deployment (On Appliance, On Cloud, on network), Services (Professional, managed), Organization Size (Large, SME’s) By Security Models (Negative Security Model, positive Security Model & Hybrid Security Model) and  End-Users (Banking, Insurance, Government, E-Commerce, Telecom, Healthcare, Education)- Forecast Till 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/3093-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Synopsis of the Global Web Application Firewall Market:

The web application firewall market is comprised of some of the prominent key players such as Akamai Technologies (U.S.), Barracuda Networks, Inc. (U.S.), Citrix Systems, Inc. (U.S.), F5 Networks, Inc (U.S.), Imperva Inc (U.S.), Applicure Technologies Ltd (Israel), DBAPP Security Co., Ltd (China), Fortinet, Inc. (U.S.), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Juniper Networks, Inc (U.S.), NS Focus Information Technology Co Ltd (China) among others.

The web application firewall is a type of online security firewall that filters the bad http data packets between client and web application. The web application firewall detects the threats and attacks by monitoring the HTTP request before they reach the web server providing a benefit to detect and block the malicious attacks disguised as the websites. The web application firewall market is projected to witnesses a significant growth during the forecasted period. Increased usage of internet and web related applications drives the global market growth. The Web application firewall prevents the organizations from several vulnerabilities since the developing technological advancements are giving rise to various threats and attacks. Web application firewall detects and prevents cross site scripting (XSS) attacks, SQL injection attacks, buffer overflows and session hijacking. The web application firewall proves beneficial to the companies providing the products or services online. With the rising digitization and online stores, many organizations are moving their business model to online business- creating the weak points for attackers and hackers to target.

The global web application firewall market is segmented by deployment, services, organization size, security models, end users, and region. On the basis of deployment, the market is segmented into on appliance, on cloud, and on network. Among these, the cloud based web application firewall is the leading segment owing to advanced technologies and solutions for prevention from malware, phishing, and other cyber-attacks and threats. Furthermore, the cloud based deployment is a cost-effective solution for better usability, scalability, and security protection options.  Adoption of cloud technology has increased across various organizations and verticals. The cloud based web application firewall offers number of capabilities such as access control, application programming interface, threat intelligence, and bot detection. Cloud based web application firewall are easy to deploy. Cloud based application firewall allow the companies to switch to cloud services, which is the feature of subscription based services.

Global Web Application Firewall Market, USD Billion

Web Application Firewall Market, USD Billion 

On the basis of services the segmentation is divided under professional services and managed services. The segment by security models is divided into negative security model, positive security model, and hybrid security model. The web application firewall attracts end users such as banking, insurance, government, e -commerce, telecom, healthcare, education, and others.

The market for web application firewall is also segmented under the region by North America, Europe, Asia pacific and rest of the world. Out of these, North America is leading in terms of higher presence of security vendors. North America is the most advanced region for cyber security technology adoption and infrastructure due to the developed countries such as U.S. and Canada. Asia pacific region is significantly growing in the market due to the increasing adoption and practices of web and mobile applications in India and China for business operations.

The global web application firewall market is expected to reach approximately USD 5.5 billion by the end of 2023 at a CAGR of 15 % during the forecasted period 2017-2023.


For the purpose of this study, Market Research Future has segmented the market of the global web application firewall market into deployment, services, organization size, security model, industry vertical, and region.


  • On appliance

  • On cloud

  • On network


  • Professional

  • Managed

Organization Size

  • Large

  • SME’s

Security Model

  • Negative security model

  • Positive security model

  • Hybrid security model

Industry Vertical

  • Banking

  • Insurance

  • Government

  • E –Commerce

  • Telecom

  • Healthcare

  • Education


  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia pacific

  • Rest of the world.

Intended Audience

  • Storage providers

  • Network providers

  • Banking Institutions

  • Insurance providers

  • Security solutions providers

  • Research firms

  • Software investors

  • Software Developers

  • Software Testers

  • IT enablers

  • Database solutions

  • Cloud providers

  • Insurance companies

  • Telecommunication companies

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Banking, Insurance, Government, E–Commerce, Telecom, Healthcare, Education and others are the end-users in the worldwide market for web application firewall.

Positive Security Model, Negative Security Model and Hybrid Security Model are the types of security models mentioned in the report.

NS Focus Information Technology Co Ltd (China), Citrix Systems, Inc. (U.S.), F5 Networks, Inc (U.S.), Imperva Inc (U.S.), Applicure Technologies Ltd (Israel), DBAPP Security Co., Ltd (China), Akamai Technologies (U.S.), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Juniper Networks, Inc (U.S.), Barracuda Networks, Inc. (U.S.), Fortinet, Inc. (U.S.), are the main web application firewall providers in the market.

The projected market growth rate in the ensuing years can be 15%.

the market value by the end of the year 2023 will be approximately USD 5.5 billion.