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An easy to use Cloud WAF and API protection package We are thrilled to announce the launch of the new Wallarm Cloud WAF deployment for Wallarm Cloud-Native Security Platform. Get your application protection up and running in 15 minutes, without any installation at all. You can now gain protection across a full portfolio of your applications, APIs, and serverless workloads without any agent installation at all. Typically Wallarm customers install Wallarm nodes as Kubernetes Ingress…

JSON Web Token (JWT) is the data format with bill-in signature and encryption mechanisms that are often used by modern web applications to store user sessions and application context, including authentication by SSO and meta-data. Usually, you can find JWT tokens in an Authentication Bearer HTTP headers for authenticated API calls. As Wikipedia says: “The tokens are signed either using a private secret or a public/private key. For example, a server could generate a token…

The previous two blog articles in this series describe how to set up Wallarm Ingress controller and configure it so that it can properly allow or block traffic from trusted or suspicious/malicious IP addresses. This is essential to the functionality of Wallarm’s Ingress controller but it isn’t enough for production environments. In a production environment, it is essential that security products provide high availability, and that the operator has a high degree of visibility into…

Wallarm’s Kubernetes Ingress controller is designed to help protect your Kubernetes cluster against cyberattacks.  Its built-in web application firewall (WAF) is capable of detecting and blocking a wide range of common attacks against Kubernetes deployments. The previous article in this series discussed how to set up Wallarm’s Ingress controller to protect your Kubernetes cluster. However, there are a few configuration settings that you may need to modify in order to ensure optimal protection and performance…

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…