Cyberoam adds advanced threat detection capabilities in UTM appliance

By TelecomLead Team: Cyberoam, a division of Elitecore Technologies that provides
network security, telecom convergent billing and access gateway solutions,
announced the addition of the Web Application Firewall (WAF) feature in its UTM
appliance range with advanced threat detection capabilities.

The new feature will add a strong layer of protection to
corporate websites and web-based applications which are becoming a frequent and
favorite target of hackers, the company said after the announcement at RSA
Conference 2012.

 “Our WAF offering is a good example of Cyberoam’s
extensible security architecture which gives truly unified security by reacting
to new security requirements in the ever-changing threat scenario,” said Says
Abhilash Sonwane, SVP, product management, Cyberoam.

We brought this low cost offering since we noticed many
corporations, especially the SME’s tend to overlook Web Application Security,
especially due to high costs until a major security incident happens. Our
solution also supports the compliance regime in different countries.

Web Application Firewall allows SMEs and enterprises upgrade
their firewall/UTM and existing Cyberoam   UTM customers who can enjoy WAF
security at a fraction of cost of existing WAF products. It also includes a
Website flow Detector that can “self-learn” the legitimate behavior
and response of web applications, repelling a wide variety of hand-crafted and
open source automated attacks.

Cyberoam’s Web Application Firewall interfaces between the
Web server and client, scanning all incoming and outgoing data packets to
mitigate any potential risk due to applications.

The solution includes features such as SSL offloading for
HTTPS traffic, Positive protection model without Signature Tables, URL
whitelisting and comprehensive business logic protection against OWASP Top 10
web attacks like SQL injection, XSS, CSRF, and cookie-poisoning.

 Cyberoam is eying on the huge market opportunity in
web application firewalls. Recently TechNavio predicted the market for web
application firewalls will touch USD 437.6 million in 2013, showing a CAGR of
24.6 percent over the period from 2009.

Web application firewalls are most critical for business
segments like retail, e-commerce, BFSI, large hosting services providers, IT
organizations, telecom, healthcare, government and manufacturing.

Recently Elitecore announced  the release of NetVertex 6.2 Policy
Manager. The solution enables service providers tap new opportunity represented
by B2B business models – tie-ups with third-party OTTs, content providers.

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