Application Firewall Security News
July 15, 2014
Verizon bolstered its cloud security presence with a new web application firewall. The cloud-based WAF puts the telecom giant in the growing cloud firewall market with Akamai, Imperva and others.
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.
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While you may have never heard of a secure Web gateway, it may be the Swiss army knife of converged security your enterprise needs. Continue Reading
Before you install a secure Web gateway, it is critical to understand which of four deployment options would best meet your enterprise's needs. Continue Reading
The benefits of a secure Web gateway are aplenty, but is the technology a fit for your enterprise? Answer these questions to decide. Continue Reading
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Learn about five must-have features of secure Web gateways that could be critical to how your enterprise evaluates products. Continue Reading
Secure Web gateways are useful, but they are not without issue. What top challenges of SWGs must you be aware of before making an investment? Continue Reading
The OpenAppID engine for Snort promises to enable organizations to create an open source application firewall. Kevin Beaver explores how it works. Continue Reading
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Expert Dave Shackleford explains how new cloud firewall management and automation tools can be harnessed to better monitor systems and enact rules. Continue Reading
David Strom demonstrates the enterprise-grade features making unified threat management devices viable for large companies. Continue Reading
Readers vote on the top Web application firewalls in 2013: Standalone WAFs and products that are part of application acceleration/delivery systems. Continue Reading
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Did you know a secure Web gateway can combat Web security issues such as malware, unapproved application use and social media threats? Continue Reading
Expert Michael Cobb determines whether 'self-defending' application security products actually provide something new to enterprise security. Continue Reading
Matthew Pascucci discusses whether organizations should use an IaaS virtual firewall to protect applications that have been moved to the cloud. Continue Reading