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Introduction to GraphQL Representational state transfer (REST) APIs are the most popular type of API. However, GraphQL is rapidly growing in popularity as a competitor to REST. GraphQL is a meta-layer with built-in query language to access object-oriented data. It’s based on JSON-encoded HTTP requests with custom queries inside. Unlike REST, there is no data inside the URL. These differences between traditional REST APIs and GraphQL ones can create challenges for security. Legacy web application…

Wallarm has always stood out from its competitors when it comes to supporting modern stacks. For a long time Wallarm has been the only product to provide comprehensive protection for WebSockets-based web applications. Once again, Wallarm is glad to be the pioneer and add support for the gRPC protocol. The newly added WAF for gPRC feature is available to all the customers that use the latest 2.14 version of Wallarm Node. Adoption of gPRC Many…

Last month, Wallarm Cybersecurity Strategist Kavya Pearlman interviewed cyberwar fare expert Chris Kubecka via a webinar session that was well attended and very timely discussion. If you missed the webinar, worry not! Here is a quick recap of the discussion around “Application Security in the age of Cyberwar”. These days we must be prepared to fight off not just hackers in search of simple financial gain, but malicious actors funded by hostile states. Asymmetry is…