Application Firewall Security
- June 02, 2016
IBM reports 30 'bug poaching' cyber extortion attacks in the past year, as black hat hackers aim to "help" enterprises by exploiting SQL injection vulnerabilities.
- April 10, 2015
Protecting a Web application increasingly means tuning your protections to the individual characteristics of your applications. There’s more than one way to go about this, though. In this three-part guide we review best practices for taking your Web...
- February 23, 2015
Use of Cisco's OpenAppID application-layer traffic-detection tool is still modest compared to Snort, but the networking giant says it can help enterprises improve traffic visibility on internal applications.
- May 23, 2014
When comparing NGFW appliances, experts say that enterprises should focus on products that meet specific needs, not just those with the most features.
- November 08, 2013
Some consultants are finding Web application firewall products don't deliver due to poor deployment strategies and a lack of skilled maintenance.
- October 18, 2013
Video: Dave Shackleford explores security-related factors to consider when planning and implementing private cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service.
- November 16, 2012
Widespread use of custom malware in targeted attacks requires better attack preparation and response, and a variety of new malcode defenses.
- June 22, 2010
Trustwave said it would integrate Breach's Web application firewall into its pen-testing and code-review services. The vendor says it's committed to ModSecurity.
- October 22, 2009
Web application firewall deployments have been mostly driven by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, but one firm has discovered alternative benefits.
- June 15, 2009
Tweaking rules could result in disrupting business communications or opening a hole for unauthorized traffic. Firewall management tools ease the burden.
- May 05, 2009
Citrix Systems' Receiver simplifies secure VDI deployments; NetScaler VPX offers portable Web application firewall combined with application acceleration and network features.
- August 07, 2008
Black Hat: The popular open source Web application firewall is getting a new tool that observes and analyzes application traffic and helps establish accepted behavior.
- April 22, 2008
The PCI Security Standards Council released documentation hoping to reduce a tide of confusion over enforcement of application firewalls and code reviews.
- March 05, 2008
IT decision makers said they are struggling to fund projects, but many expressed interest in NAC, disk encryption and application security technologies.
- February 28, 2007
Attackers could exploit the hole in McAfee's Virex 7.7 antivirus program for Mac OS X to bypass the malware scanner, but a fix is available.