Thursday, June 20, 2013

Identifying Web Application Firewall in a Network

Authors: Shishir Kumar & Anuj Tewari

Web Application Firewall (WAF) plays an integral role in securing the Web applications as WAF can mitigate risks and offers protection against a wide-range of vulnerabilities. This is why many organizations have implemented WAF solutions in their infrastructure. Implementation of WAF is just not the solution for resolving the security problems that a Web based applications might have, proper configuration is required in order to make the WAF capable of identifying and blocking many of the web-app attacks.