Protecting Web Applications from Attack and Misuse
The threat profile facing enterprise organizations has shifted from network-layer exploits to more formidable attacks against applications, primarily web and web services applications. This radical change has been recognized by IT security vendors, who have rushed to deliver products that shield web applications from a new generation of attacks. However, this activity has resulted in general marketplace confusion; not only about the threat facing mission-critical web applications, but also about the most appropriate technology to protect these vital online resources. This white paper provides clarity regarding the actual requirements that must be satisfied by any viable web application security solution and how your enterprise can improve security and protect itself from attack and misuse.