Financial services organizations are where the money is, and as such will always be prime targets for cybercrime. For many financial institutions, this bot traffic can account for more than half of their overall website traffic — covering both good bots engaged in essential business tasks to bad bots performing malicious activities.more →
Tag: web application firewall
Credential Stuffing Campaign Targets Financial Services
This month we are sharing a blog from our security partner Radware that takes a look at recent attacks on the financial services industry.
Over the last few weeks, Radware has been tracking a significant Credential Stuffing Campaign targeting the financial industry in the United States and Europe.more →
The WAF Market Is Broken – Should You Care?
A WAF, standing for a Web Application Firewall, serves the purpose of protecting one or more web applications from being breached. They are widely deployed amongst businesses to help keep company records and customer information secure. Gartner notes that customers characterised WAFs as regularly being ‘frustrating’ and ‘a disappointment’. As the web becomes more complex, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for hardware vendors to meet existing and evolving requirements, such as moving web applications to cloud infrastructure (IaaS).more →
Stand-alone Web Application Firewalls are not enough!
This month we are publishing a blog from cloud security partner, Zenedge. Here, we explore the evolution of the security threat landscape, from threat actors improving their hacking techniques to the increasingly daunting task of protecting public-facing web applications and API endpoints. Not only do organizations need to get to grips with reality and understand they are under attack nearly 100 percent of the time, they must also come to terms with the fact that their current approach to defending their applications and APIs is woefully deficient.more →
Defending The App Eco-System: Developing A Modern WAF Strategy
Web and mobile application cyber-attacks are on the increase, with Forrester reporting that 40% of all security breaches are aimed at these services. Even more worryingly, attacks specifically targeting secure Web services such as e-commerce are particularly on the rise, with Arbor Networks recently reporting “a massive increase over last year”.
It is not surprising that cybercriminals are targeting web-based applications.more →