Why WAFsaren't enough

Security Cheat Sheet

Web Application Firewalls (WAF) have, for the longest time, been considered a critical line of defense against attacks from outside of an organization. But cyber attacks evolved and WAFs didn't adapt to the modern application security needs. Today, working only with flat network data and without application context won't cut it to protect applications.

  • What are the flaws of Web Application Firewalls
  • Why WAFs break applications
  • Why a WAF will generate more false positives
  • Why WAFs offer compliance but not security
  • How to avoid the WAF configuration nightmare
  • How to find WAF alternatives without being unprotected
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You need more than a WAF - Web Application Firewall
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