WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL -Defense against Layer-7 Attacks

by Mohan Das Viswam, New Delhi -

The application layer (L7) is the hardest to defend. Hackers get direct access to the bounty they are seeking, by compromising layer-7. The
need is to have a product with an understanding of the real-world techniques or methods hackers use. It is here that the Web Application Firewall technology delivers the promise. With the right WAF with right policies in place, you can block the array of attacks that aim to exfiltrate data.