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Industries from hospitality to taxis/transportation and food delivery are being disrupted by new age companies like Airbnb, Uber and DoorDash that have a cloud-based software infrastructure as one of their main enablers. Why do all these new companies use cloud and what advantage does it give them? Unlike legacy competitors, innovators with new infrastructure can: Quickly scale and grow their customer baseSupport their business in different geographies and ensure availabilityEnsure convenience, with users accessing the…

Every day, there are billions of API calls being executed. These include public APIs, private APIs, SaaS APIs, APIs performing mobile back-end functions and many more. Given the gravity of the threat and the sheer volume of what’s exposed, how do we develop systems that are both safe and robust? Here are some key things you need to know to protect your apps. APIs Need Defense-in-Depth With applications, we know that the external world accesses…

We’ve just released a couple of features we’re really excited about Live Threat Verification results The Active Threat Verification component was always a unique feature of Wallarm. Having the ability to replay the attack/payload against the application (or its staging environment) gives our customers unique insights into critical events when an attacker identifies exploitable security issues. With this new improvement to the UI, you can now see a real-time view of the process of threat verification.…

Between 500K and 500M sets of credentials have been compromised over the recent years, according to various sources. Just last week, a compromise of an educational service Edmondo has been reported to expose as many as 78M user accounts. At the same time, individual users are exposed to so many passwords that it is not humanly possible to remember unique passwords for every one of dozens or even of hundreds of web services we use…