[WASC-WAFEC] Gartner's Magic Quadrant

Christian Heinrich christian.heinrich at cmlh.id.au
Sat Jun 21 18:14:22 EDT 2014


Ark,

Chenxi Wang of Forrester has presented/keynoted at Application
Security conferences so I believe Gartner would also consider WAFEC in
the same light too.


On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 4:23 AM, ArkanoiD <ark at eltex.net> wrote:
>
> Wag the dog effect is remarkably strong with Gartner. And i wonder if you
> can get into mq without "sponsoring some research".
>
> On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Christian Heinrich
> <christian.heinrich at cmlh.id.au> wrote:
>>
>> Matthieu,
>>
>> On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 5:39 PM, Matthieu Estrade
>> <matthieu.estrade at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I also agree here, Gartner MQ is a market analysis and not a technical
>> > analysis as WAFEC is.
>> > WAFEC goal is to provide a list of criteria to let people choose the
>> > good
>> > WAF considering their Web apps, infrastructure, context etc.
>>
>> Even if a WAF has a superior technical capability, the management
>> accountable for procurement have never been fired for purchasing an
>> inferior product listed on the Gartner MQ.
>>
>> Hence, WAFEC should influence Gartner to require mandatory technical
>> controls in their product selection of the MQ.
>>
>> Maybe Gartner had also considered WAFEC when creating their crietria
>> for the MQ for instance?  We can't answer this question until we have
>> completed this research as any statement until then is hearsay.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Christian Heinrich
>>
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