Businesses don’t understand Web application security threats

Wednesday, 21 March 2007, 1:08 AM EST

Businesses may unwittingly leave themselves open to application-layer attacks because they don’t understand their networks lack defenses to deflect them, according to a study by Forrester Research.

“[M]ost enterprises are not even aware that their traditional network firewalls cannot protect against these attacks,” according to the study Web Application Firewall Forecast: 2007 to 2010. The report says demand for Web application firewalls (WAFs) will increase over the next three years, then drop.

At NetworkWorld.

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