Cloud-based web application firewall service for mid-sized enterprises

May 11, 2011 // By Julien Happich
The Cloud WAF from Imperva, powered by Incapsula, is a cloud-based web application firewall service for small to mid-enterprise businesses that need to effectively achieve PCI compliance, prevent blacklisting, protect against web application attacks and improve website performance.

As a managed web application firewall service, Imperva's experienced security professionals provide continuous monitoring and policy tuning, reducing business overhead costs while improving their overall security posture.

Imperva Cloud WAF helps businesses maintain PCI DSS section 6.6 compliance, which is required for any organization whose Web applications process payment cards. Imperva Cloud WAF shields websites and online applications from hackers and other online threats while permitting legitimate traffic. Leveraging Incapsula's unique technology, Imperva Cloud WAF protects against current and emerging threats including SQL Injection, Cross-site Scripting (XSS), illegal resource access, malicious bots, and other Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Top-10 threats. Imperva Cloud WAF also increases Website performance with cloud-based caching that reduces Web page load time, server workload, and Website bandwidth consumption.

Imperva Cloud WAF is provisioned via a simple change to a Website's DNS setting. It does not require any hardware, software or changes to existing Website code. This easy deployment enables organizations to jumpstart their Web application security initiative in a matter of minutes while maintaining their existing Internet hosting provider and infrastructure.

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