Web content filtering refers to a system that blocks content according to a subscription based website categorisation and reputation. The Internet content filtering software provides various organisations across the world with the security warnings on malicious Internet events including spyware, phishing, spam, crime ware and compromised websites. The web content filtering market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. The major factor driving growth of the market are rising concerns of threat of data. The web content filtering market is segmented on the basis of type, end use and region.
On the basis of type, the global web content filtering market is segmented into IP filtering, keyword filtering, URL filtering, file type filtering and others including profile, image, link filtering. The URL filtering is estimated to account for significant market across globe due to widely adoption across the globe mostly by government agencies and business organizations. However, file type filtering technique is expected to register highest CAGR owing to growing demand from business organizations, schools, and federal agencies.
On the basis of end use, the global web content filtering market is segmented into business organizations, government agencies, schools and institutions and others including home computers, mobile phones etc. The business organization end use segment is estimated to account for significant market across globe owing to rising implementation in business place as unrestricted internet browsing allows employees to spend time on social networking sites, personal browsing etc.
On the basis of region, the global web content filtering market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. In 2017, North America web content filtering market is expected to account for major share in the global market in terms of revenue, and is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period, due to rising adoption in countries such as US in this region. However, the demand for web filters in Asia Pacific is expected to register highest CAGR in the next five years.
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