• Application Security Best Practices and Application Delivery Solutions Documents

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        Security and the C-Suite: Threats and Opportunities

      Radware interviewed 200 IT executives in the U.S. and U.K. to understand to understand what cyber security threats concern C-level executives the most and identify opportunities for improving defenses.

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        2016 State of the Union: Multi-industry Web Performance - Desktop Edition
      Websites are trying to do too much, and website owners are failing to optimize. The result is lost revenue, because time equals money when it comes to website performance. The key is optimization; the question is how to accomplish it? Read Radware’s Multi-Industry Web Performance State of the Union (desktop edition) to uncover how.
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        2015-2016 Global Application & Network Security Report
      Radware’s annual Global Application & Network Security Report outlines findings and analysis of our 2015 industry survey. Designed to benefit the entire security community, this research provides a comprehensive and objective review of 2015 cyber-attacks from both a business and a technical perspective. It offers best practice advice for organizations to consider when planning for cyber-attack protection in 2016.
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        2015 State of the Union: Mobile Performance of the Top Travel Sites
      By 2019, 25% of all global online travel bookings will be from mobile devices. According to a recent Radware study, 76% of the industry’s top 100 sites are slow to load, frustrating travelers and causing site abandonment. Read “State of the Union: Mobile Performance of the Top Travel Sites” for tips to ensure fast user experience.
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        Speed vs. Fluency in Website Loading: What Drives User Engagement?
      In this new research we’ve set out to uncover factors that drive engagement when considering the various loading sequences available to a page. Read this report to learn how these findings can play an important part in helping you capitalize on strategies to increase user engagement.
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        State of the Union: Ecommerce Page Speed & Web Performance Report Summer 2015
      Slow websites fail to deliver sales. It only takes 3 seconds for most site visitors to abandon a page if they can’t interact, yet only 12% of top ecommerce sites are meeting customer expectations for both content and speed. This holiday season, eRetailers are putting billions at risk by adding features and failing to take advantage of core optimization techniques. Read this research to learn the “magic formula” for website optimization.
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        ESG Solution Showcase: Radware Hybrid Cloud WAF Extends Web Application Security to the Cloud
      With the enterprise’s disappearing perimeter, organizations need a security strategy that provides comprehensive protection - regardless of their web applications’ location or mobility. With Hybrid Cloud WAF, Radware is one of a few vendors that integrates the proven technology of their onsite, appliance-based WAF with a centralized, fully managed, cloud-based security service. This solution works across all environments against web-based attacks, and provides operational efficiency.
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        State of the Union: Ecommerce Page Speed & Web Performance Report Spring 2015
      Three seconds is all it takes for visitors to abandon a page if not loaded quickly enough. When websites are slow, every business metric suffers - from page views and bounce rate to conversion and revenue. Read this new research to fine-tune performance and take a more aggressive approach to front-end optimization.
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        The Expanding Role and Importance of Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs)
      The Enterprise Strategy Group and Radware recently conducted a collaborative research project that focused on the current utilization and future strategies of application delivery controllers (ADCs). Read this new research from ESG as they reveal how the role of ADCs has expanded well beyond the historical perception of hardware-based load balancers.
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        2014-2015 Global Application & Network Security Report
      Radware’s annual Global Application & Network Security Report is designed to benefit the entire security community and provide a comprehensive and objective review of 2014 cyber-attacks from both a business and a technical perspective and gives best practices advice for organizations to consider when planning for cyber-attacks in 2015.
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        2014 State of the Union Mobile Ecommerce Performance Report
      With mobile usage overtaking desktop usage, mcommerce is booming. Delivering a fast mobile experience has never been more crucial. Two out of three mobile users expect pages to load in 4 seconds or less. We tested mobile load times for the top 100 ecommerce sites — both the m-dot and full site — and found that the average site does not meet user expectations.
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        State of the Union: Ecommerce Page Speed & Web Performance Report Fall 2014
      As the holiday season approaches, site owners strive to offer customers the best possible deals, however, those that offer the best possible user experience – one that is both rich and speedy – will be most successful. Read this new report and learn how to take charge of your website.
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        Progressive Image Rendering: Good or Evil? Fall 2014

      For most websites, images represent a huge untapped area of opportunity for optimizing performance as images comprise more than half of a typical page's weight. To make pages faster, site owners need to take advantage of every available image optimization technique. Check out the Progressive Image Rendering: Good or Evil report and learn how to render images faster and deliver fully optimized pages. 

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        State of the Union Summer 2014
      We tested load times of 500 of the most popular e-commerce sites and found out that median page takes 49% longer to load than just a year ago and 86% of retailers do not deliver an optimal user experience. The leading performance drains are bigger pages which are usually slower and images that are not optimized. Read this new report to learn page acceleration and image optimization techniques as well as tips to deliver the best user experience.
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        State of the Union Report Spring 2014

      The median page load time on the top 500 sites takes 10 seconds - a 47% slowdown two years. Read this report to discover new optimization tips to cure performance pains and deliver faster pages. 

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        State of the Union Report Winter 2013-2014

      Pages are not only bigger, but are 21% slower than they were one year ago. This slowdown has a significant effect on the bottom line. Read this report for a step-by-step guide with organization tips and best practices that can help reach performance goals. 

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        2013 Global Application & Network Security Report
      Radware’s annual Global Application & Network Security Report provides insight into network security trends with a specific focus on DoS/DDoS attacks. Intended for the entire security community, this research is designed to deliver a comprehensive and objective summary of 2013 DoS/DDoS attacks from a business and technical perspective.
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        Availability Risks in Mobile Networks
      This research paper examines mobile network technologies and provides insight into the specific threat types that may affect mobile network availability today and in the future.
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        2013 State of the Union Mobile Ecommerce Performance

      Two out of three mobile shoppers expect pages to load in four seconds or less, and that bar is steadily being raised. Google recently updated its mobile guidelines to state that sites should deliver “above-thefold” content in less than one second.

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        State of the Union Report Fall 2013

      There is an irrefutable connection between page speed and key success metrics such as user experience, conversion rates and revenues. This quarterly report identifies common performance pains and provides web performance optimization strategies for site owners. 

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        State Of The Union Report Summer 2013
      The purpose of this research is to gain ongoing visibility into the real-world performance of leading ecommerce sites to learn how these sites perform for visitors sitting at home using the internet under normal browsing conditions.
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        State of the Union Report Spring 2013
      The purpose of this research is to gain ongoing visibility into the real-world performance of leading ecommerce sites to learn how these sites perform for visitors sitting at home using the internet under normal browsing conditions.
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        State of the Union Report Fall 2012
      We tested the load times and page composition of 2000 leading, retail websites. Despite having access to more powerful devices, more sophisticated networks and more advanced browsers, a typical end user today experiences slower load times than ever.
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        2012 State of the Union Mobile Ecommerce Performance
      We developed an approach to reliably test mobile load times over 3G and LTE for the top 200 web sites. We then compared these results against desktop benchmark performance and arrived at some compelling findings.
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        Our Need for Speed
      We created this report to illustrate why page speed is crucial for user happiness and online success - whether that success is performing research, completing a transaction, downloading a report, or uploading a photo.
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        Report: Luxury websites are failing users in China
      The average luxury website takes 16 seconds to load for a typical visitor in urban China. At the same time, web users in China are among the most demanding in the world: 75% expect websites to load in 3 seconds or less.
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        2012 Global Application and Network Security Report
      Prepared by Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT), which actively monitors and mitigates attacks in real-time, this resource guide identified trends that can help educate the security community. Read it to get actionable intelligence to better detect and mitigate threats that plague your organization’s infrastructure.
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        2011 Global Application & Network Security Report
      Denial of Service attacks became much more organized and professional in 2011. The attacks became more complex with attackers using as many as five different attack vectors in a single “attack campaign”.
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        2011 Annual State of the Union: Page Speed and Web Performance
      There is a general assumption in the online retail industry that websites are getting faster. We conducted performance tests on the home pages of the top 2,000 retail websites. The key finding – retail sites are 60% slower than expected.