16 posts categorized "Mark Kraynak"

September 30, 2014

Today, NSS Labs published one of its Comparative Analysis Reports on Web Application Firewalls. The publishing of this report will likely prompt glowing press releases from other vendors, each one citing the “security effectiveness” and...Read More
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Last month I wrote two articles about opportunity cost. But recently I got to thinking about an opportunity some long time Imperva customers are missing. In short, it’s turning on Community Defense, the crowdsourced threat...Read More
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September 25, 2014

A new, widespread internet vulnerability has been found. Dubbed “Shellshock,” it affects Linux servers using GNU Bash, which is in very widespread use. The vulnerability allows injection of arbitrary commands at higher privilege (i.e. privilege...Read More
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September 24, 2014

Mike Rothman wrote about the post facto analysis game on the Securosis blog today (“Hindsight FTW”). And I think he got it right. In a nutshell, it’s easy to say now that Home Depot should...Read More
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September 22, 2014

Late last week, there was an article in the Huff Post titled “The Big Lie Behind the Biggest Data Breaches” that prompted a great back-and-forth discussion Inside Imperva. The issue under debate is: Do companies...Read More
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August 27, 2014

Earlier in the week, I wrote about the opportunity cost changing the status quo for database auditing. Today, I’m writing about a different opportunity cost, this time for SaaS security. In the tradition of Scuba...Read More
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August 25, 2014

One of the most compelling arguments for a software vendor looking for customers is that by automating or streamlining a business process, the customer can save significant amounts of money. One of the most frustrating...Read More
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August 21, 2014

Ignoring app security for Big Data doesn’t make the problem go away. In Part #1 of this series, I talked about the need for third party monitoring and control for Big Data deployments and why...Read More
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August 11, 2014

History is repeating itself (but what else did you expect?) A depressingly true adage in the security industry goes something like this: “Security is an afterthought for every new IT fad.” It couldn’t be more...Read More
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July 17, 2014

Early this year we announced our SecureSphere WAF for Amazon Web Services solution. Last week, our product listing went live on marketplace. You can even take a test drive here. One of the key reasons...Read More
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