Are Your Web Applications an Open Door to Hackers? The Costs of Insecure Environments

Organizations increasingly run mission-critical and revenue-generating operations via their Web applications.

At the same time, threats to applications are also increasing, dramatically: more than 60% of attacks used application vulnerabilities to infiltrate an organization, according to the Trustwave 2011 Global Security Report.

This presentation highlights the risks and costs associated with lack of focus in securing both the internal and external facing Web applications including:

•             The importance of protecting the layer 7 application environment
•             The difference between the latest firewalls and a true application firewall
•             Functions that must be present to protect the layer 7 environment