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Avoid Alert Fatigue: Web Application Firewall Installation, Configuration and Best Practices

Alert fatigue – introducing false positives in WAF All WAF experts know what it’s like handling massive amounts of alerts. They’re also very likely wasting a lot of time fishing false positives ...
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The Anatomy of Massive Application Layer DDoS Attacks

During 2020 between June 18 and June 24 Imperva mitigated massive 200K RPS (Request Per Second) attacks on a daily basis. Here at Imperva we investigate major attacks we mitigated in order ...
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Why should you worry about DNS attacks?

Domain Name System (DNS) is a very basic protocol and service that enables Internet users and network devices to discover websites using human-readable hostnames instead of numeric IP addresses. This article provides ...

Open Banking Around the World

Open Banking, the practice of sharing financial data with competitors and third parties via open APIs, offers many benefits for consumers who not only have more control over their data, but who ...
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Imperva Takes on its Largest Recorded Account Takeover Attack on a Single Company

Imperva recently detected and mitigated the largest – and most concentrated – series of brute force ATO (account takeover) attacks in its history. Over the course of 60 hours from midnight on ...
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Smart Mesh Topology Boosts Capacity and Performance

Recently we introduced our advanced architectural topology for ensuring that traffic inspection and request logs are maintained within the region. This capability is especially beneficial to our customers who need to meet ...
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Pinpoint and Act Upon “Bad Reputation” IPs

There’s no question that today’s cyber attackers use increasingly sophisticated methods in order to disrupt business or steal private data. And faced with so many attacks from various sources, IT professionals are ...
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Python and Go Top the Chart of 2019’s Most Popular Hacking Tools

Imperva Cloud WAF protects over a hundred thousand websites globally and observes around a billion of attacks daily. We detect thousands of hacking tools on a daily basis and employ various measures ...
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When Bandwidth Doesn’t Last

Introduction Imperva’s Cloud WAF networking team went through a major transition from an operation team to a development team during the SDN era. We saw new products emerging for our network infrastructure ...
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Imperva Poised to Deliver its Leading Advanced Bot Protection and Network Security in India

With a presence in India since 2017, Imperva is continuing to provide a level of security excellence in the region. With Asia in general as both the target and source of most ...