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Phion Airlock : Web Application Security and Vulnerability

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One of the famous web application firewall is Phion Airlock. It’s web application firewall which will protect and prevent attacker to access data.  Airlock web application firewall ( WAF ) provides a unique combination of protective mechanisms for web applications. Whether you want to observe PCI DSS, safeguard online banking or protect e-commerce applications: Airlock ensures sustained and manageable web application security.


The Phion Airlock web application firewall provides an application security gateway, which protects web applications against attacks. The product is completely independent from application or web servers, so security enforcement tasks are outsourced. phion airlock is a software appliance, which makes it possible to also run it in a virtualized environment. As the analyzing tasks are very load intensive, dedicated hardware is recommended. Airlock is a software appliance based on Sun Solaris 10 and is operate as secure reverse proxy technology with optional Single Sign On ( SSO ) authentication and access control capabilities. Airlock is designed and marketed by Phion that started as the brainchild of three young, Wieland Alge, Klaus Gheri and Peter Marte in 2000. … continue reading : Phion Airlock : Web Application Security and Vulnerability.

3 July 2009 at 15:38 - Comments

Hardening Web Base Application with Web Application Firewall

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Web Base Application, currently is not become a trend but also a solution in the online system. So, we need to hardening and improve our web base application security with web application firewall, as web application security threats and vulnerabilities to prevent data theft and manipulation of private / sensitive corporate and customer information by attackers. Web application firewalls are generally operate as proxies between clients and web servers. All requests and optionally responses are checked for patterns that indicate attacks against the provided web base application. The matching parts of the requests with the pattern or rule in the web application firewall, the request will be deleted or not forwarded to web base application. If a request is denied, an appropriate error is risen and delivered as a HTTP response to the client browser.

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3 July 2009 at 00:42 - Comments