Right Tool, but the Wrong Model

Are Your Defenses Against Web Application Attacks Falling Further Behind?

White Paper with Frost & Sullivan

Written by: Michael Suby

Stratecast VP of Research at Frost & Sullivan

Web applications have become an integral component of successful, highly-scalable organizations. They help to support a number of business objectives including cost reduction and team productivity. That said, the dynamic and broad scope of web apps also contributes to the growing attack surfaces that those same organizations are struggling to protect. As a result, securing web applications is just as essential as the capabilities of the web applications themselves.

This makes the fact that nearly 80% of respondents in a recent Ponemon survey indicated their web apps were compromised ‘sometimes’ or ‘frequently’ despite using a WAF, very concerning. What is this paradox a result of?

Download this white paper to learn:

  •  The reasons for increases in web application attacks.
  • How those reasons are driving the design characteristics of next-gen WAFs.
  • Why security technology and human talent need to coexist.
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