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What does WAF stand for?

WAF stands for Web Application Firewall (IT security)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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com)-- Trustwave, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and information security solutions, today announced that the popular, open-source ModSecurity[R] Web Application Firewall now supports the top three Web server platforms, including new support for Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) and Nginx, in addition to existing support for Apache Web servers.
Network security and unified threat management provider Fortinet has announced that its FortiWeb-1000B Web application firewall appliance has successfully hurdled the Web Application Firewall Certification offered by ICSA labs, the independent division of Verizon Business that performs certification and vendor-neutral security product testing.
Thetooland the research that went into its creation are the work of Ivan Ristic, director of engineering at security vendor Qualys and the original author of the popular ModSecurity Web application firewall.