Category - Web Server Extensions WAF

mod_security is an open source Apache module that implements an web application firewall (WAF).

Technology usage statistics

Websites using mod_security 20 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Web Server Extensions #30
Market share in Web Server Extensions <0.1%
Most popular version 1.8.7

Technology adoption

Recent changes in mod_security usage. (See mod_security Usage Changes report)
Websites that added mod_security +3

Distribution by websites popularity

mod_security detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 0 websites
Top 100k sites 0 websites
Top 1m sites 4 websites

Websites utilizing mod_security

Top websites that use mod_security

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 337,707 France 521,872 United Kingdom 547,495 United Kingdom 760,293 United States of America 1,277,255 United Kingdom 1,787,391
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Market Share

mod_security market share within the Web Server Extensions category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Versions (by popularity)

  • 1.8.7 (100.00%)

mod_security often used together with

Category - Web Servers.
Apache is used together with mod_security on 20 domains. Total 3,751,803 domains found using Apache
Category - Programming Languages.
PHP is used together with mod_security on 15 domains. Total 3,804,645 domains found using PHP
Category - Web Server Extensions.
OpenSSL is used together with mod_security on 12 domains. Total 206,185 domains found using OpenSSL
Category - Operating Systems.
Windows Server is used together with mod_security on 12 domains. Total 613,071 domains found using Windows Server
Category - Programming Languages.
Java is used together with mod_security on 10 domains. Total 230,126 domains found using Java
Category - Web Servers.
Apache Tomcat is used together with mod_security on 9 domains. Total 23,618 domains found using Apache Tomcat

Alternative Technologies

BytesLog: Total 148 domains found using BytesLog
mod_apreq2: Total 1,596 domains found using mod_apreq2
mod_auth_kerb: Total 831 domains found using mod_auth_kerb
mod_auth_pam: Total 404 domains found using mod_auth_pam
mod_auth_passthrough: Total 1,286 domains found using mod_auth_passthrough
mod_auth_pgsql: Total 381 domains found using mod_auth_pgsql
mod_bwlimited: Total 41,712 domains found using mod_bwlimited
mod_chroot: Total 62 domains found using mod_chroot
mod_dav: Total 10,494 domains found using mod_dav
mod_deflate: Total 132 domains found using mod_deflate