Web application firewalls: Best option for security?

Application Firewall Security

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  • next-generation firewall (NGFW)

    A next-generation firewall (NGFW) is a hardware- or software-based network security system that is able to detect and block sophisticated attacks by enforcing security policies at the application level, as well as at the port and protocol level. 

  • virtual patching

    Virtual patching is the quick development and short-term implementation of a security policy meant to prevent an exploit from occurring as a result of a newly discovered vulnerability. A virtual patch is sometimes called a Web application firewall (W...