Tag Archives: website firewall

What is Virtual Hardening?

If you want to make your website security more robust, you need to think about hardening. To harden your website means to add different layers of protection to reduce the potential attack surface. Hardening often involves manual measures of adding code or making changes to the configuration. To virtually harden your site involves allowing a More Info »

What is a WAF?

Have you ever wondered what WAF means? WAF stands for Website Application Firewall. In order to make it simple to understand, imagine your website as a house and the people outside on the streets are the traffic that wants to come to your website.  Of course, you want to open your door to friends and More Info »

Website Application Firewalls (WAF) – Practical Approach to Website Security

In 2016, I shared some thoughts about firewalls in general; their history and purpose in the information security domain. The point of the article was to help website owners differentiate between the types of firewalls they might encounter. Today, I will shift my focus specifically to website application firewalls (WAF). WAFs are not new, but More Info »

IPv4 vs IPv6 Performance Comparison – Part 2

A few months ago, we posted an article about the difference between IPv4 and IPv6. Our research team has expanded on those findings with additional performance tests, more domains, and more locations. In addition to assessing the speed and performance, the analysis we are presenting today leverages statistical hypothesis tests to clearly identify winners and More Info »