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Application firewall security News
January 13, 2020
Signal Sciences co-founder and CEO Andrew Peterson explains why web application security often gets shortchanged and what his next-gen WAF company is doing to change that.
May 24, 2019
Advanced Bot Protection is a cloud-hosted platform that defends against automated threats using AI. It is available as both a web application firewall (WAF) and WAF as a service.
March 08, 2019
VMware is taking a different approach to firewalls by focusing on 'known good' behavior to better police east-west traffic within enterprise environments.
April 24, 2018
As network perimeter security grows less practical, Akamai talks at RSA Conference about moving beyond firewalls to improve authentication with a zero-trust model.
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A web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters and blocks data packets as they travel to and from a website or web application. Continue Reading
A virtual firewall is a firewall device or service that provides network traffic filtering and monitoring for virtual machines (VMs) in a virtualized environment. Continue Reading
A next-generation firewall (NGFW) is a part of the third generation of firewall technology that is implemented in either hardware or software and is capable of detecting and blocking sophisticated attacks by enforcing security policies at the ... Continue Reading
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Learn about the similarities and differences among five basic types of firewalls, including packet filtering firewalls, application-level gateways and next-gen firewalls. Continue Reading
Developers often pay lip service about being integral to application security, but they usually don't consider vulnerabilities until much too late in the dev process. Continue Reading
It might be effective, but Windows Firewall is not the be-all and end-all of security. In some cases, third-party firewalls add the extra layer of protection IT needs. Continue Reading
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Enterprises need to know where and how to install firewalls for maximum protection. Find out firewall management best practices that can help protect your organization. Continue Reading
Expert Brad Causey takes a close look at Web application firewalls, explains how WAF technology can prevent Internet-based attacks from known and unknown applications threats, and offers advice on WAF management and deployment. Continue Reading
Before buying a next-generation firewall, read this essential guide that will walk your business through the process, from evaluation to purchase. Continue Reading
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Eliminating application security flaws from an enterprise's server can be a complex task. Learn steps to take in order to improve application security with expert Kevin Beaver. Continue Reading
Vulnerabilities in Java and Python have opened them up to possible FTP injections. Expert Nick Lewis explains how enterprises can mitigate these attacks. Continue Reading
Web application security vulnerabilities can exist from browser to SSL/TLS. Expert Brad Causey explains how application security testing and Web application firewalls can address this. Continue Reading