WAF Testing2018-05-21T11:54:48+00:00

Pedigree through investment

Effitas has a pedigree and technical competence in WAF testing that stems from our heavy investment into what we see as a significant growth market.

WAF Testing

WAFs (Web Application Firewalls) protect web applications against malicious actors by filtering, monitoring and blocking HTTP traffic to and from a web application.

Vulnerabilities in web applications like SQL injection, XML External Entities or command injections can lead to serious breach of the confidentiality, integrity or availability of the web application and the data handled by the application.

Web Application Firewalls can act like band aids until the vulnerabilities in the web application are identified and fixed.
We provide independent testing of WAFs by testing the resilience of these products against attackers with basic, medium and advanced skillsets

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Case Study: Webroot

Webroot has worked with MRG Effitas over the past several years due to their unique capacity to test efficacy functionality that goes beyond simply blocking a threat. While Effitas does understand that prevention is important, they were the first to introduce testing that looked at detection of specific malicious behaviors by using malware simulation tools to replicate what behaviors were being encountered in the wild.

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