Better living through mod security

Wednesday, 7 April 2004, 12:02 PM EST

We've all heard of web application level firewalls, and they're certainly not something new, with several good commercial offerings available for quite some time. Most of these products will offer some kind of web based administration and reporting facilities to allow simple and straight forward management.

On the open source end of the scale we have a project named ModSecurity, an open source intrusion detection and prevention engine for web applications. Operating as an Apache Web server module, the purpose of ModSecurity is to increase web application security, protecting web applications from known and unknown attacks.

By Dhillon A. K. at Hack In The Box.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Crowdsourcing your bug bounty program

David Levin, Director of Information Security at Western Union, talks about crowdsourcing their bug bounty program and the lessons learned along the way.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Mar 30th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //