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Fastly
When technology overstays its welcome
Battles with ‘legacy’ systems have transitioned into broader battles with ‘tech debt’, but the root cause and resolution options are still much the same.
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Cybersecurity
How to protect applications across multiple clouds
While web application firewalls (WAFs) play a critical role in protecting applications, deploying and managing a WAF can be complicated and require ongoing refinement of security policies.
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Firewall
Fortinet web application firewalls help secure business continuity
Cornelius Mare, Fortinet A/NZ Director, Security Solutions, provides an overview of the importance of web apps for business continuity and what it takes to secure them.
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Firewall
Cisco ASA firewall users urged to patch systems now
Since early January 2020, the number of internet-accessible Cisco ASA devices considered vulnerable has jumped from 170,000 to 220,000.
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VMware
VMware’s plan for intrinsic cloud security
Intrinsic security makes protecting critical applications and data more automated, proactive and pervasive across the entire distributed enterprise.
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Edge Security
How integrated edge security and WAF can secure application delivery
Edge security, SSO application integration and flexible authentication options are critical for optimal user experience and information security policy compliance, Kemp says.
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Cloud Security
Barracuda Networks integrates WAF into cloud platform
 Barracuda Networks announced a new Cloud Application Platform (CAP), which provides security, as well as a new web application firewall (WAF) as a service solution built on Microsoft Azure.
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Firewall
Barracuda launches bot protection feature for firewall offerings
Bots have evolved from using simple scripts to using sophisticated tactics such as headless browsers and machine learning to break through traditional application security defences.
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Cloud Security
IDC: Web application security market on the rise
Enterprises are migrating a services from traditional data centers to cloud environments, making the web application environment more complicated.
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DDoS
Radware joins Chillisoft’s expanding portfolio
The cloud DDoS prevention, app delivery controller, and web app firewall expert is another step toward a total enterprise security portfolio.
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Internet of Things
Preventing data theft by combining network and application layer security
Neustar's Robin Schmitt talks how cyber-criminals are utilising web and application layer security and how to stay one step ahead.
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Firewall
Barracuda announces new ‘cloud-generation’ firewalls
"In today’s hybrid environments, customers need consistent security across on-premises and cloud-based environments."
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Cybersecurity
Node4 unveils significantly revamped cybersecurity portfolio
The new offering provides a complete view of all security layers as well as features such as AI and threat intelligence.
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Cybersecurity
Akamai and F5 named as leaders in Web Application Firewall market
​This month Gartner released the results of its latest Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls (WAFs), ranking the top vendors in the market.
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Firewall
New opportunities emerge as APAC web application firewall market surges
Research from Frost & Sullivan has revealed the demand for cloud-based and virtual web application firewalls is strong in the APAC market.
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Cybersecurity
A/NZ web application firewall market forecast to undergo 'substantial' growth
The Australia/New Zealand firewall market will experience huge growth in the coming years, driven by an escalation of sophisticated attacks.
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Cybersecurity
Demand for cloud solutions drives WAF market to new heights
The global web application firewall market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17% until 2019, driven largely by demand for cloud-based solutions.
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DDoS
Threat of DDoS and web application attacks more real than ever
"Malicious actors aren't backing down. They're hammering away at the same targets over and over again."
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Cloud
Imperva garners sole 'leader' rank in WAF Magic Quadrant
Imperva has been named the sole leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for web application firewalls, garnering the top spot for two years running.