Cyber Security Cloud Managed Rules for AWS WAF has surpassed 700 global users in over 70 countries and regions in the 18 months since its launch

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Cyber Security Cloud, Inc. (CSC) is pleased to announce that as of August 19, 2020, the number of global users (excluding Japan) subscribed to its Managed Rules for AWS WAF, available to all Amazon Web Services (AWS) users, has exceeded 700. Also, the cumulative total number of subscribers for all Cyber Security Cloud services exceeded 70 countries/regions*1 as of the end of June 2020, primarily in the United States, Europe, and Asia. (The number of users worldwide, including Japan, now exceeds 1,250.)

About CSC's Global Expansion
The global cybersecurity market size is forecasted to grow to 248.26 billion U.S. dollars*2 by 2023, more than 25 times the 9.73 billion U.S. dollars*3 projected for the security products and services market in Japan by 2023.

Under such circumstances, in addition to Shadankun, a cloud-based WAF with the No. 1 track record in Japan*4, in 2017 CSC launched WafCharm, a service for automation of AWS WAF operations using AI and began a full-scale global rollout of the service for AWS users, who have a dominant share of the global cloud market. In February 2019, CSC became the world's seventh AWS WAF Managed Rules Seller, and are now selling their own ruleset on the AWS Marketplace.

■ CSC's Managed Rules for AWS WAF has grown to more than 700 global users in the 18 months since its launch
Managed Rules for AWS WAF are available on the AWS Marketplace to more than 1 million AWS users in over 190 countries. Cyber Security Cloud Managed Rules provide a comprehensive set of rules to mitigate vulnerabilities in the OWASP Top 10 web application threat list. It also allows users to be the first to respond to the latest threats using "Cyhorus", its cyber threat intelligence & threat information monitoring team of security researchers, allowing users to quickly build a secure environment.

Also, as Managed Rules can only be sold online via AWS Marketplace, it allows CSC to reach users around the world without needing to invest in human resources in each country.

In addition, in order to be the first to respond to the AWS WAF update on November 25, 2019, CSC launched a new managed rule offering. And with the new update, the limit of 10 rules to be used has been lifted, allowing more rules to be deployed and making it easier to create rules for various detection patterns, making the WAF service more user-friendly.

Furthermore, being recognized as one of only seven Managed Rules sellers on AWS Marketplace, with AWS having a global cloud share of 47%, CSC's technological strength is highly recognized.

As of August 2020, the number of global users (excluding Japan) subscribed to CSC's Managed Rules for AWS WAF has exceeded 700. Also, the cumulative total number of subscribers for all Cyber Security Cloud services exceeded 70 countries/regions*1 as of the end of June 2020.

In the future, the company aims to further increase the number of users in countries where the number of subscribers is particularly high, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and France, by actively promoting its services overseas.

■ About Cyber Security Cloud, Inc.
With an aim to create a secure cyberspace that people around the world can use safely, Cyber Security Cloud provides web application security services worldwide using the world's leading cyber threat intelligence and AI technology. CSC is also certified as the 7th AWS WAF Managed Rules Seller in the world by AWS (Amazon Web Service) which boasts a 47.8% global cloud market share.*5
As a leading cybersecurity company, CSC plans to continue to strive to improve and develop new technologies and aim to be a company that can deliver effective security solutions to contribute to the information revolution.

*1: Cumulative total of countries/regions where users are located (Total of 72 countries as of the end of June)
*2: Statista Size of the cybersecurity market worldwide, from 2017 to 2023 (in billion U.S. dollars)
*3: Japan domestic information security market forecast from 2018 to 2023 by IDC Japan (*100\ = US$1)
*4: Market research on “cloud-based WAF service” [Investigated by ESP Research Institute (June 2019)]
*5: Gartner(July 2019)・・・Worldwide Iaas Public Cloud Services Market Share, 2017-2018 (Millions of U.S. Dollars)

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