Radware named Leader in KuppingerCole’s 2022 Leadership Compass report for web app firewalls

    Radware has been named a Product, Innovation, Market, and Overall Leader in the 2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass report for Web Application Firewalls (WAF). Recognised for product, innovation, market and overall leadership

    Richard Hill, KuppingerCole’s report analyst, wrote, “Radware can be considered highly innovative, a leader in each category of this Leadership Compass, and should be considered in an organisation’s WAF evaluation.”

    The report also awarded Radware’s WAF solution positive and strong positive ratings across the areas of security, functionality, deployment, interoperability, and usability. The report includes an assessment of 11 security vendors.

    Hill’s report noted:

    • “All Radware’s solutions come with advanced management and automation as well as a reporting and an actionable analytics engine. It provides a combination of negative and positive security models, behavioural analysis, and intent-based analysis to give zero-day protection to applications.”
    • “Of Radware’s suite of services, it shows particular strength in providing a wide range of capabilities to protect against layer 3, 4, and 7 DoS/DDoS attacks, as well as providing low latency, high DDoS bandwidth, and a good forwarding rate.”
    • “Radware’s strong bot management capabilities include some innovative features, such as using a proprietary semi-supervised ML algorithm that helps identify the intent behind each request. Also, Radware has recently introduced an interesting and innovative bot crypto challenge-based mitigation scheme.”

    “Radware’s high rankings in the KuppingerCole report underscore our application security leadership and continued commitment to innovation,” said Sharon Trachtman, chief marketing officer at Radware. “It is another confirmation that Radware is delivering frictionless, state-of- the-art application protection against advanced and emerging cyberthreats.”


    The 2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass report for WAFs examines the WAF market segment, vendor service functionality, relative market share, and innovative approaches to providing WAF solutions. A complimentary copy of the report is available here.

    Recently, Radware was also named a technology leader in Quadrant Knowledge Solutions’ 2021 Spark Matrix analysis of the global WAF market. Radware’s WAF solution protects users from web application and OWASP top-10 attacks, access violations, attacks disguised behind CDNs, API manipulations, advanced HTTP attacks, brute force attacks, and other threats.