Unlike traditional network firewalls, general Web Firewall Web application firewall (WAF) is a solution that developed specifically for web application security. Web firewalls inspect suspicious web traffic that other security appliances may miss before reaching the actual web server, and automatically catch malicious web traffic after filtering illegal traffic. Web firewalls are essential for mitigating Read more about What is the difference between WAF and Cloud-based WAF?[…]
How enterprises can respond to rapidly evolving ransomware?
Millions of people use web applications every day and connect to the Internet. The Internet and Web (home page) services have a direct impact on our daily lives and also our business work. Web applications have become a necessity for modern people, and the web where personal and sensitive information is concentrated, has become one Read more about How does a web firewall protect a web application?[…]
AIONCLOUD is cloud based web security service which provides protection against malicious code. But what is malicious code? Is it a virus? Is it a bug? Or is it just a combination of everything that tries to infiltrate and destroy someone’s system? Malicious code is known to be code that harms computer users which includes Read more about Understanding Malicious Code[…]
The part that is easy to overlook in data encryption is the data ‘transmission’ section. Encryption is meaningless if encryption is not performed throughout the data transmission period. The data is encrypted in DB and device, but if it is transmitted in plain text, the security is not applied at all. SSL/ TLS encrypted communication Read more about Inspecting SSL for security[…]
Web security is attracting attention again due to ransomware incident that spread over the world. In recent years, many incidents have occurred on the Internet. More people than ever before use internet banking, enjoy online shopping and leisure time. “Internet” is defined as the international information network that connects the world, and the service that Read more about The unquestionable importance of web security[…]
These days, enterprises are using web-based and cloud-based applications and extending their business. Purchasing robust web application firewall (WAF) becomes requirement, not option. As web threats become increasingly advanced and sophisticated and threaten enterprise data, web-based, cloud-based applications become more popular. This makes difficult administrators to keep up to date on the latest threats and Read more about What do you need to consider before buying WAF?[…]
ransomware primarily penetrates organizations and enterprise through phishing e-mails and it may be spread via media including exploits and other malware. ransomware runs quickly, with 30,000 files damaged in just four minutes of infection. It spreads from machine to machine over the company network, infects endpoint devices and servers and storage media on the network.
In the cyber threats, the terms of phishing and pharming are used to describe as act of stealing personal information through website. Both attacks are attempts to steal sensitive information such as user name and passwords, but the methods used behind are pretty different. They act with separate concepts and tactics used by attacker. Phishing Read more about Understanding of phishing vs. pharming attacks[…]
Attackers attempt to compromise your website through malvertising. It becomes very poplar by third-party ad networks to seed malicious code in legitimate website. What is malvertising? It distributes malicious code by using online advertising. When you click on an ad or access malicious website, hidden malicious code directs your system to criminal servers. Normally, legitimate Read more about Protect malvertising with SITECHECKER[…]
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to proving unbiased, practical information about application security. The OWASP top 10 represents the most critical web application security flaws. These vulnerabilities occur frequently in web application and they are dangerous because they will allow attackers to take over your system and steal Read more about How AIONCLOUD protects your website against OWASP Top 10?[…]