More than an ordinary firewall: Protect your web applications and your web pages!
Are your crown jewels in applications or web services that are publicly available? Then you should consider whether these systems can be used against attack methods such as “SQL Injection”, “Broken Authentication”, “Sensitive data theft”, and much more are protected.
Every company has a website to present your products or your company. Companies without a website or with an unencrypted website are no longer accepted in today’s society. Many of them also offer applications via your website, such as: ticket systems, web shops or downloads.
Imagine the customer data you have saved, as well as usernames and passwords, have been stolen. This damage can have irreparable consequences. So it has happened to many well-known companies e.g. TripAdvisor, Oracle, LinkedIn, Gamigo, …
What does a web application firewall offer and why is my normal next generation firewall not sufficient for this?
A WAF works on layer 7 in the ISO / OSI layer model and offers you more visibility for your web applications. It adapts to the circumstances through a learning phase and analyzes both the requests to the server and its responses. This enables attacks within the application layer to be detected and stopped. A next generation firewall protects the organization’s user from threats, a web application firewall protects your own applications from attacks.
Web apps and software in general are necessities in today’s business world. If you keep an eye on security in good time, you have already started. If you keep an eye on them and consistently take care of the elimination of weak points, you have little to fear, because the effort quickly becomes unprofitable for attackers – especially if there are much simpler goals.
If you want to make sure that you are not one of the “low hanging fruits” that hackers pick on the go, you should take the opportunity and take advantage of our experts: