The Latest Attacks Challenging Website Protection Strategies

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A new breed of cloud-based Web application firewalls (WAFs) has introduced a service model for online security that eliminates maintenance, operation, tuning, training, deployment and setup costs. WAFs help you to stop attacks at the perimeter, gain full visibility, and be up-to-date with the latest security features.

As more companies put their business online, the playing field for hackers continues to grow. Companies are facing a wider range of cybersecurity threats than ever before that target their infrastructure, applications, operations and even employees. To protect their business interests, organizations must safeguard their data. As most attacks today are carried out automatically using an army of bots that are not targeting specific companies, hackers are trying to reach as many websites as possible to maximize their botnet ROI — and any company, big or small, is a target.

With the rapid evolution of online threats, cloud-based services are becoming a larger part of an organization's operational security strategy. Eldad Chai, director of product management at Incapsula, explains some of the biggest challenges in mitigating malicious attacks and the questions organizations should keep in mind when developing a strategic security plan.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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