Contrast built Contrast Protect as a “WAF killer;” a better, more accurate and scalable way to protect web applications in production. However, customers told us WAF is a worthwhile investment and they don't plan on getting rid of it.
But, there are limitations, such as WAFs:
They're looking to Contrast to address these limitations and complement their WAFs.
Therefore, Contrast Application Security Monitoring (ASM) was born. Read the ASM brief.