Organizations that deliver rich and complex Internet content to users without having adequate security incur significant risk and are exposed to a variety of potentially malicious attacks from rapidly changing IP addresses. By deploying a strong web application firewall, you can secure your critical web applications wherever they reside--within a virtual software-defined data center, managed cloud service environment, public cloud or traditional data center.
A powerful WAF solution enables organizations to protect against OWASP to 10 threats, application vulnerabilities, and zero-day attacks. With strong Layer 7 DDoS defenses, detection and mitigation techniques, virtual patching and granular attack visibility thwart even the most sophisticated threats before they reach your servers. This paper provides a breakdown of some of the key factors you should consider when selecting a WAF to protect your business.