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Understanding Next-Generation Web Application Firewalls

Research from Dr. Edward G. Amoroso at TAG Cyber

In this latest report, security research firm TAG Cyber observed that enterprise security teams were increasingly adopting next-generation web application firewalls (NGWAF). Moreover, security practitioners sought evolved NGWAFs that provide superior app protection, as compared to existing legacy WAFs.

What is a next-gen WAF? TAG Cyber identifies five key improvement factors that collectively delineate the shift from a legacy WAF to NGWAF.

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NGWAFs are designed to extend the advantages of application security beyond the realm of security, and instead benefit all enterprise business units.

Understand the five critical factors when vetting a NGWAF—download the exclusive report today!

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About the author

Dr. Edward G. Amoroso

CEO at Tag Cyber & Research Professor at NYU

Dr. Edward G. Amoroso is the founder of TAG Cyber, a global security research company. Ed retired from AT&T after 31 years as Chief Security Officer. Ed is a Research Professor at the Tandon School of Engineering at New York University. He earned a BS degree from Dickinson College, MS/Ph.D. degrees from the Stevens Institute of Technology, and an MBA degree at Columbia Business School. Ed holds 10 patents in the area of security technology and his work has been featured in the New York Times, CNN, and the Wall Street Journal.