Services Provided by Cyber Security Cloud Now Have Subscribers in Over 60 Countries/Regions, Including Europe, North America and Asia

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With an increase of more than 30 countries/regions in less than 8 months, Cyber Security Cloud's services (Shadankun, WafCharm, and Managed Rules) now have subscribers in over 60 countries/regions, mainly in Europe, North America, and Asia.

Cybersecurity services provided by CSC now have subscribers in over 60 countries/regions

Cyber Security Cloud, Inc. (CSC) has announced that the number of subscribers of its cybersecurity services has surpassed 60 countries/regions as of the end of March 2020, mainly in Europe, North America and Asia*1.

■ About CSC’s global achievements to date
In addition to Shadankun, a cloud-based WAF with the No. 1 track record in Japan*2, in 2017 CSC launched WafCharm, a service for automation of AWS WAF operations using AI. Since then, CSC began full-scale development of WafCharm globally as a service for Amazon Web Services (AWS) users, which has an overwhelming share in 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.

Utilizing the AWS global cloud platform, CSC has improved their visibility, brand power, and track record in each country, and as a result, they now have subscribers in 64 countries/regions as of the end of March 2020, which increased from 33 countries/regions by the end of July 2019, in just 8 months.

■ Next steps for global expansion
The global security market is expected to grow to approximately US$248 Billion*3 by 2023, which is more than 25 times larger than the projected Japanese domestic security products and services market of approximately US$9.7 Billion*4 by 2023.

Therefore, in order to further strengthen its expansion into the global security market in the future, CSC aims to increase the number of users in each country by aggressively promoting their services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, France, and other countries where the number of subscribers is particularly high, based on the foundation of their name recognition, brand power, and achievements in each country that they have cultivated through their expansion to date.

In addition, they plan to continue to collaborate with other global platforms while keeping AWS at the core. And 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.

CSC is also strengthening their structure for global expansion, as they recently appointed Mr. Yoshio Ishizaka, a former president of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. with experience in global business expansion mainly in North America, as an outside director on March 27, 2020, and on April 1, 2020, Mr. Susumu Omori, a former representative of UBS Securities Japan Co., Ltd., was invited to serve as a global strategic advisor.

As a cybersecurity service provider originated in Japan, getting high praises and being adopted globally has made CSC move a step closer to its aim of creating a secure cyberspace that people around the world can use safely and they plan to continue to promote their services globally while working on technological innovation centered on AI.

■ About cloud-based WAF “Shadankun”
Cloud-based WAF “Shadankun” is a web security service that detects and blocks cyber-attacks on websites and web servers by quickly responding to the latest threats utilizing the world's leading cyber threat intelligence team “Cyhorus”. Also, it has been ranked No. 1 in Japan in terms of adoption rate.*2

For more information, please visit Shadankun.

■ About WafCharm
WafCharm is a service for automation of AWS WAF operations using AI & Big Data. It is equipped with an AI engine "WRAO" (Patent No. 6375047) that automatically selects the most optimal WAF rules using machine learning, based on trillions of Big Data cultivated through in-house developed cloud-based WAF “Shadankun”, which has No. 1 adoption rate in Japan. *2

The cyber threat information monitoring team of security researchers "Cyhorus" responds quickly to the latest threats, and by offering individual customization by top-class security engineers with flexible services tailored to the needs of customers, WafCharm has made AWS WAF operations easier for users. It is available to over 1 million AWS users in over 190 countries.

For more information, please visit WafCharm.

■ About Cyber Security Cloud Managed Rules for AWS WAF -HighSecurity OWASP Set-
This set of rules is compiled in a comprehensive package to mitigate and minimize vulnerabilities, including the most serious Web Application Threats listed in OWASP Top 10. It can also be used to meet the security requirements for web applications to comply with security standards such as PCI-DSS.
It offers to deal with common attacks such as SQL, NoSQL, OS command injections, cross-site scripting, directory traversal, as well as corresponding to various known exploits, and defense rules corresponding to malicious bots as one package.

As one of the leading security experts in the cloud-based WAF industry, CSC was able to provide the ruleset, Cyber Security Cloud Managed Rules for AWS WAF-High Security OWASP Set-, tailored to the following market needs.
1. Mitigate OWASP Top 10 threats
2. Stronger defense with a low false-positive rate
3. Building a secure environment quickly

For more information, please visit CSC Managed Rules.

■ Cyber Security Cloud Managed Rules for AWS WAF -API Gateway/Serverless-
This set of rules is compiled in a comprehensive package to mitigate the OWASP API Security Top 10 Threats and OWASP Serverless Top 10 Threats for the new AWS WAF (AWS WAF).

It is capable of handling various injections such as SQL, NoSQL, OS commands, and common attacks such as cross-site scripting, directory traversal, SSRF, and XXE, as well as defense rules for scans and malicious bots, all in one package.
Its features include:
1. Mitigate OWASP API Security / Serverless Top 10 Threats
2. Designed for higher protection and minimization of false positives that can cause operational risks
3. For customers who want to build a secure API and serverless environment immediately

For more information, please visit CSC Managed Rules.

■ 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: Number of countries/regions where users of each service are located (64 countries in total as of the end of March)
*2: Market research on “cloud-based WAF service” [Investigated by ESP Research Institute (June 2019)]
*3: Statista Size of the cybersecurity market worldwide, from 2017 to 2023(in billion U.S. dollars)
*4: Japan domestic information security market forecast from 2018 to 2023 by IDC Japan
*5: Gartner(July 2019)・・・Worldwide Iaas Public Cloud Services Market Share, 2017-2018(Millions of U.S. Dollars)

*The company names and service names described in this release are registered trademarks of the respective companies.
*Amazon Web Services and AWS are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates.
*The information in this release is as of the date of the announcement. Please note that it may differ from the latest information.

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