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Most security pros think a WAF is high maintenance

February 19, 2021

An organization’s web application firewall (WAF) is a critical line of defense in protecting proprietary and customer data, but the concern is that some organizations are spending an outsized allotment of resources on modifying these mission-critical elements, a Neustar report reveals.

The survey showed that nearly 85% of organizations feel they are spending at least a moderate amount of time on modifications, with almost 40% noting they spend a lot of time.

Moreover, a majority of organizations have siloed their data center services away from cloud services — nearly four in five surveyed — which could have the unintended consequence of increasing labor-intensive protection processes.

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