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What Next Generation Firewalls Miss: 6 Requirements to Protect Web Applications

Imperva

Web applications are inherently insecure. Most businesses rely on network security solutions like intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) to keep hackers at bay. These solutions, however, do not provide the accuracy, the granularity or the breadth of protection required to stop all web-based attacks.

This white paper outlines the application threat landscape; explains why next generation firewalls are ill-equipped to stop web attacks; and provides six essential requirements for protecting web applications. 

Tags : imperva, web applications, web application security, ddos, web attack, data protection, firewalls, next gen firewalls, validation, sql injection, hacker detection, single sign on, web services, web service security, database security
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Published:  Nov 07, 2013
Length:  9
Type:  White Paper