As usual, RSA is the time of year companies choose for major announcements. The WAF announcements this year focus, following the general computing trend, around cloud computing:
- Art of Defense, a WAF vendor from Germany, has launched its SaaS WAF solution which target mostly service providers and SaaS vendors.
- Savvis, a web hosting turning into cloud services company, has added WAF in the cloud offering based on Imperva SecureSphere WAF.
- SecureWorks, a managed security services provides, announced full management for Imperva SecureSphere and monitoring for other WAFs.
Two challenges facing WAFs in the cloud are bandwidth and complexity.