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TECH SUPPLIER Jul 2018 - Market Share - Doc # US42049917

Worldwide Web Security Market Shares, 2017: The High-Wire Act of Balancing Security with the Web Experience

By: Christopher KisselResearch Director, Security Products, Robert Ayoub, Frank DicksonProgram Vice President, Cybersecurity Products, Sean Pike, Pete FinalleSenior Research Analyst

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This IDC study provides a competitive analysis of the worldwide web security market in calendar year 2017.

"The temptation for network security practitioners is to add feature sets to their web security posture," cautions Chris Kissel, research director, Security Products. "Unfortunately, the trade-off between security and operations is especially acute in web security. Websites and web applications are the lifeblood of digital transformation, but the proper protection of these functions and assets entails proxy servers, alert generation, and sandbox capabilities — all compute intensive. Every security feature adds a computation, and every computation adds latency."


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