Results for web application firewall

Business and Technology

Securing Web Applications in Microservices Architectures

As organizations move to adopt agile development strategies and deploy microservices architectures, security continues to be a critical concern.

By Mark ByersAugust 28, 2018

Business and Technology

FortiWeb Release 6.0: AI-based Machine Learning for Advanced Threat Detection

FortiWeb’s new machine learning (ML) technology delivers a different approach to threat detection to the web security market. This new approach leverages probability to identify threats rather than running exacting matches against observed activities.

By Mark ByersJune 05, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet Delivers Advanced Web Application Protection Through New Managed Rules for AWS WAF Service

Fortinet is one of the first companies to participate in the expansion of the AWS WAF program with a set of four packaged rulesets. AWS WAF customers can choose from basic WAF rulesets that provide protection from cross-site scripting, SQL injection, and malicious botnets, while our advanced ruleset offers the latest general application attack types and known vulnerabilities.

By Mark ByersNovember 30, 2017

Threat Research

The Apache Struts 2 Vulnerability

It now appears that this crime was enabled through an exploit that targeted a Java vulnerability in Apache Struts 2, which is an open-source web application framework for developing Java web applications that extends the Java Servlet API to assist, encourage, and promote developers to adopt a model–view–controller (MVC) architecture.

By Aamir LakhaniSeptember 18, 2017

Industry Trends

Adapting Network Security for DevOps in Financial Services

The financial services sector is expected to continue to deliver new, customer-driven and business-critical capabilities as they continue their transition to a digital business model. For example, customers have come to expect to be able to access and make changes to their financial information online and through mobile web applications. Additionally, consumers now expect more customized services from banks and financial services firms, which means these financial institutions must collect and process data about their users to offer tailored products...

By Brian ForsterSeptember 07, 2017

Industry Trends

How the World Wide Web Has Revolutionized Key Industries While Creating a Land of Opportunity for Adversaries

On the anniversary of the World Wide Web release to the public this week, we are taking a closer look at how web use has irrevocably changed and modernized some of the key industries shaping our lives today, and what this change means for our global cybersecurity.

By Anthony GiandomenicoAugust 04, 2017

Industry Trends

Byline: It’s Time to Get Serious About Web Application Security

As application-focused threats continue to evolve, both in number and sophistication, a single web application security device is typically not enough to defend the entire, distributed network. Instead, organizations need to consider investing in a multi-pronged web application security approach that can tie different devices together, and leverage and share intelligence across a variety of other security and network devices. It’s also increasingly important to have a centralized, unified console, such as a FortiWeb Web Application Firewall.

By John MaddisonJuly 20, 2017

Industry Trends

Not Concerned About Web Application Attacks in Financial Services? Well, You Should Be

IT teams in the financial services industry have historically invested in, and deployed, web application firewalls (WAFs) to comply with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). However, many of today’s data security professionals recognize that unprotected web applications have become attractive targets for cybercriminals looking for easy entry points into their networks. In fact, according to recent data, 83 percent of enterprise IT executives believe application security is critical to their IT strategy. Additionally,...

By Brian Forster January 30, 2017