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Whitepaper

Securing DOD Web Applications With a Scalable Web Application Firewall Architecture

In the Department of Defense (DOD) dramatic growth of web applications, and the move to cloud technologies, has been accompanied by the rise of new security threats. Advanced persistent threats (APT) and insider threats are the two most acute security threats. These threats not only cause significant damage to national security, but also impact organizational momentum and have enormous cleanup costs. For example, the widely-publicized US Navy Iran APT incident impacted operations for over four months following a SQL injection attack, and required around $10m to clean up.