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Imperva Protects from New Spring Framework Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

New zero-day Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerabilities were discovered in Spring Framework, an application development framework and inversion of control container for the Java platform. The vulnerability potentially leaves millions of applications at risk of compromise. In two separate disclosures, zero-day RCE vulnerabilities were revealed in the Cloud and Core modules of Spring Framework. Spring […]

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API Gateway or not, You Need API Security

To build and deploy apps in a fast-paced, iterative process, cloud-native developers in organizations on the digital transformation journey rely on APIs for communication. With at least 90% of developers using APIs in cloud-native web application development, organizations are reviewing their API security strategies to ensure that security moves in lockstep with innovation. Organizations need […]

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5 Ways to Determine if you do Cybersecurity or Cybersecurity Theater

For a sentient species, humans, in general, have curious ideas when it comes to reckoning and responding to risk. For example, studies show using seat belts when driving in automobiles save lives. Studies also show when cyclists use helmets more cyclists’ lives are saved. This research drives prolific seat belt and helmet use among auto […]

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Log4Shell log4j Remote Code Execution – The COVID of the Internet

The Log4Shell zero day vulnerability is truly one of the most significant security threats of the past decade and its effects will be felt far into 2022 and beyond. Imperva has observed over 102M exploitation attempts across thousands of sites protected by Imperva Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF). In the days following, the team at […]

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2021 in Review, Part 4: 5 Cybersecurity Topics to Watch in 2022

One of the core principles of cybersecurity is not letting things “slip through the cracks”. An effective security posture depends on visibility. The more visibility you have into the environments where your data is, the more successful you will be in applying your organization’s security protocols and identifying suspicious behavior. Here are five cybersecurity issues […]

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2021 in Review, Part 2: 5 Top Cybersecurity Stories

Ransomware may have dominated headlines in 2021, but it’s only one of many threats security teams must protect against. We’re taking a look back at 5 top cybersecurity stories of 2021 that practitioners wanted to learn more about. 5. The State of Security in eCommerce Why you should learn more about this The global pandemic […]

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Protecting today’s web applications requires more than a firewall

The way organizations build web applications has changed dramatically over the last several years. As a result, many organizations are considering additional security strategies to augment the Web Application Firewall (WAF) on which they have relied to protect critical digital business operations from vulnerabilities. New technology has created a development environment where the web application […]

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Financial Services: Web Application Attacks Grow by 38% In First Half of 2021

During his career in the middle of the last century, professional bank robber Willie Sutton made off with an estimated $2 million in stolen money. Urban legend has it that when a journalist asked Sutton why he robbed banks, he replied, “That’s where the money is.” In later interviews, Sutton disclaimed the quote. Regardless, the […]

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Brace yourselves: Holiday shopping season is coming

The E-commerce market has seen tremendous revenue growth during the pandemic. Along with that good news for E-business, there has been an increase in fraudulent activities online that may cost retailers over $20 billion in losses by the end of 2021. According to eMarketer, worldwide retail E-commerce sales posted a 27.6% year-over-year growth rate in […]

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