Web application firewalls critical piece of the app security puzzle

Thursday, 2 February 2006, 1:17 PM EST

Having a Web application firewall in place can mean the difference between scrambling to fix a vulnerability -- taking an application offline and paying emergency overtime fees for developers and QA staff -- or having the breathing room to repair the vulnerability on your own schedule.

That's a tangible return on investment, said Mark Kraynak, director of product marketing at Imperva Inc. in Foster City, Calif., and contributor to the recently released Web Application Firewall Evaluation Criteria (WAFEC) from the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC).

By Colleen Frye at SearchAppSecurity.com

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