Web Application Firewalls News, Articles and Updates

Best Vulnerability Management & Best Web Application Firewall


Throughout the day, SC Magazine will be announcing the finalists from each of its 32 award categories, covering the Reader Trust, Professional and Excellence sections.

Why do SQL injection attacks continue to succeed?

Why do SQL injection attacks continue to succeed?

SQL injection vulnerabilities first appeared in the 1990s, yet massive breaches in recent years prove the problem still remains a thorn in the side of security experts.

Web applications remain a pressing concern


Vulnerabilities in web applications remain the preferred entryway for crooks seeing valuable company information, Rob Lamb, vice president of IBM security products, said Wednesday at SC Congress Canada in Toronto.

Automated web attacks: Interview with Amichai Shulman, co-founder and CTO of Imperva


In a conversation with SC Magazine Deputy Editor Dan Kaplan, Amichai Shulman, co-founder and CTO of Imperva, introduces a new research initiative underway and addresses the automated methods now used by attackers to compromise legitimate websites.

Trustwave back buying, snares Breach for WAFs


Information security and compliance provider Trustwave continued its steady stream of acquisitions with the purchase Tuesday of Breach Security, maker of web application firewalls (WAFs).

Why intrusion prevention systems fail to protect web applications

There is overwhelming evidence in reports such as the SANS Top Cyber Security Risks and the Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report that web applications are the Achilles' heel of most networks and criminals know it. In order to protect web applications, the network security paradigm has to shift from "Keep People Out" to "What Are They Doing?" and the IT infrastructure spending needs to follow suit.

Peeling the onion layer on the web security inertia

Organizations must overcome the "myths" and "inhibitors" around securing web applications.


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