Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) for Dummies


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About the eBook

Web app attacks are a leading cause of security incidents and data breaches.1 As traditional apps are modernized, attackers target the digital endpoints that serve as a conduit to critical business logic—APIs. How can a web application firewall (WAF) help? What does a web application firewall really do? What threats and risks can it protect against? The WAFs for Dummies eBook details how a WAF can protect your apps and APIs in the way that works best for your business.

In this eBook, you’ll learn:

The importance of a WAF

Why a WAF is “table stakes” for protecting apps and APIs

How a WAF mitigates risk

The types of threats a WAF can protect against

What WAF works best

Ways to deploy a WAF in traditional and API-based architectures