Radware's Web Application Firewall - AppWall(R) Receives ICSA Labs
Through Rigorous Testing Radware Achieves ICSA Labs Web Application Firewall
MAHWAH, N.J., July 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radware^® (Nasdaq:RDWR), a
leading provider of application delivery and application security solutions
for virtual and cloud data centers, today announced that it has received
certification from ICSA Labs for its Web Application Firewall (WAF),
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing
and certification. ICSA Labs tests web application firewall products against a
standard, yet evolving set of criteria composed of both functional and
The 2.1 version of the ICSA Labs criteria accommodates the evolution and
different functional requirements of today's web application firewall market.
The goal of ICSA Labs is to significantly increase user and enterprise trust
in information security products and solutions.
Radware's AppWall^®, available as a solution for the Enterprise, Cloud and
Hosted Solution Provider, secures web applications through real-time
mitigation of web application threats and vulnerabilities. It helps prevent
data theft and manipulation of sensitive corporate information, as well as
address PCI data security standards.
ICSA Labs testing and certification provides security professionals and
application developers who deploy web-based applications with the confidence
that Radware's AppWall^® performs as intended to secure those vital
application services from exploitation and attack.
AppWall^® was installed per the WAF ICSA Labs Certification Criteria, an
environment designed to mimic and represent a real-world deployment of a Web
Application Firewall. Web applications are protected as Network Security Lab
analysts ran an ever increasingly sophisticated suite of web attacks,
penetration tests, and scans against a set of websites protected by Radware's
AppWall^® to verify WAF functionality.
During the simulation, Lab analysts also verified that AppWall^® was not
susceptible to commonly known vulnerabilities or exploits. This includes
attacks targeting buffer overflow, cross site scripting (XSS), cross site
request forgery (CSRF), improper input validation session mismanagement and
"After undergoing rigorous testing through a highly accredited test facility,
it was proven that Radware's AppWall^® successfully prevents data theft and
manipulation of sensitive corporate and customer information," says Michael
Groskop, director of WAF for Radware. "This certification validates our
commitment in protecting our customer's critical web applications, in a
scalable manner in order to increase their productivity and business agility,"
The certification report for Radware's AppWall^® is available at the ICSA Labs
website via the following link:
"Our goal at ICSA Labs is to verify that products, such as Radware's AppWall,
perform as they are intended; otherwise, the consequences in this age of
cyberattacks can be costly," says Brian Monkman, technology programs manager,
ICSA Labs. "According to Verizon's 2013 Data Breach Investigations Report, 22%
of all breaches are aimed at web applications, making the need to certify web
application firewalls critical."
About ICSA Labs
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers third-party testing and
certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected
devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many
of the world's top security vendors. ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005
accredited and ISO 9001:2008 registered organization. Visit
https://www.ICSAlabs.com and https://www.ICSAlabs.com/blogs for more
Radware (Nasdaq:RDWR), is a global leader of application delivery and
application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its
award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for
business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business
agility. Radware's solutions empower more than 10,000 enterprise and carrier
customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business
continuity and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down. For more
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