According to Custom Market Insights (CMI), The Global Web Filtering market was valued at USD 4.5 billion in 2021 and is projected to account for around USD 9.5 billion by 2030. The estimated CAGR is approximately 12% between 2022 and 2030. The report further provides an overview of drivers, restraints, and opportunities present in the Web Filtering market. Moreover, the report examines the global competitive analysis of the global Web Filtering market.

The key purpose of the Global Web Filtering Market report is to deliver industry investors, company leaders, private equity companies, and stakeholders with comprehensive information facilitating them to make informed strategic decisions concerning the changes in the Web Filtering market throughout the world.

Web Filtering Market: Overview

Web filtering or content-control software is a specific kind of program made to screen incoming web pages and decide whether portions or the entire page should be accessible. Simply put, it’s used to limit the websites that a user can access on their computer. This makes it possible to authenticate any website reliably. Any web page’s origin or content is checked against a set of guidelines specified by the company or person who installed the web filter.

Browse the full “Web Filtering Market Size, Trends and Insights By Component (Solution, Service), By Deployment (Cloud-based, On-Premises), By Filtering Type (Domain Name System (DNS) Filtering, Keyword Filtering, Uniform Resource Locator (URL) Filtering, File Type Filtering, Others), By Industry (Media & Entertainment, Retail, BFSI, IT & Telecom, Healthcare, Others), and By Region – Global Industry Overview, Statistical Data, Competitive Analysis, Share, Outlook, and Forecast 2023–2032” report at

Global Web Filtering Market 2023 – 2032 (By Component)

Growth Factors

The market for web content filtering has evolved as a result of the expanding digitization and usage of web-based material brought about by advancing technologies. The IT industry had fast expansion in the years that followed, and to safeguard its data from a security breach, it needed powerful security services. The market for web filtering, which is created particularly to limit undesired material, is expanding as a result of this.

Along with supporting the purposes of web content filtering, technological innovators have attempted to develop solutions like anti-viruses, firewalls, and intrusion prevention systems. Organizations are implementing methods for systems to control and monitor issues with information safety and security on the internet. Their attention has shifted to effectively managing internet bandwidth consumption, which is predicted to drive demand for this service industry in the years to come. The market is also being impacted by a shortage of technical skills and the capacity to manage challenging conditions.

Segmental Overview

The Web Filtering market is classified into component, deployment, filtering type, and industry. By industry, the BFSI segment is estimated to hold the largest market share throughout the forecast period. With an increase in cybercrime activities, there is a very great danger to the protection of sensitive data, including financial banking information, personal banking information, personal identification data, and confidential company information. These factors have led to a high need for BFSI security solutions, which has fueled the expansion of the web filtering industry. Advanced security solutions in this industry are anticipated to benefit from the increased application of governing standards, growth in cloud-based security solutions, and expansion of online payment options.

Global Web Filtering Market 2023 – 2032 (By Deployment)

Regional Overview

Due to favorable government regulations, greater use of web content filtering in educational institutions and commercial organizations, and other factors that encourage the adoption of web filtering technologies, North America now dominates the web filtering industry in terms of revenue. The main factors driving this industry are the expansion of bring-your-own-device policies across all organizations and the proliferation of online malware.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2021 USD 4.5 billion
Projected Market Size in 2030 USD 9.5 billion
CAGR Growth Rate 12% CAGR (2022-2030)
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2033
Prominent Players Cisco, McAfee, Symantec, Palo Alto Networks, Trend Micro, Fortinet, Forcepoint, Barracuda Networks, Sophos, Zscaler, and Others
Key Segment By Component, Deployment, Filtering Type, Industry, and Region
Report Coverage Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors and Recent Trends
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
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Competitive Landscape/ Key Players Insights

The report offers a company analysis to give a 360-degree overview of the major players operating in the market. Moreover, the report also comprises key strategic developments related to the market including new service launches, acquisitions & mergers, agreements, collaborations & joint ventures, partnerships, research & development, as well as regional expansion of key player participants involved in the global Web Filtering market.

An in-depth investment analysis has been performed, providing forecast and prevailing opportunities for the market participants. The market report focuses on significant characteristics of the market that comprise historical data, present market revenues, PEST analysis, technological investments, and competitive analysis in the related industry.

Global Web Filtering Market 2023 – 2032 (By Billion)

Some of the prominent players

  • Cisco
  • McAfee
  • Symantec
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Trend Micro
  • Fortinet
  • Forcepoint
  • Barracuda Networks
  • Sophos
  • Zscaler

The global Web Filtering market is segmented as follows:

By Component

  • Solution
  • Service

By Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-Premises

By Filtering Type

  • Domain Name System (DNS) Filtering
  • Keyword Filtering
  • Uniform Resource Locator (URL) Filtering
  • File Type Filtering
  • Others

By Industry

  • Media & Entertainment
  • Retail
  • BFSI
  • IT & Telecom
  • Healthcare
  • Others

On the basis of Geography

North America

  • The U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico


  • France
  • The UK
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America