One of our client who deals with the educational institutions needs to processes thousands of requests per day. Therefore it is not surprising that the university’s website facing continuous security threats and challenges.
It is reported a significant increase in educational breaches from last few years. There must be a balance between knowledge sharing among students and teachers, meanwhile protecting their educational and personal data. Without the security of IT systems and web applications, the education facilities are considered as incomplete.
The Challenges that they experienced
The security challenges includes HTTP flood attacks and DDoS attacks that takes the website down. Also found that malicious activities in off/down hours and bad IP addresses tried to get the access. The Institution requires protection against bots that could flood the website traffic, SQL-i attacks designed to fetch data and XSS that might insert malicious code into web pages.
Protection and scalability are the important things that they were looking for. After checking on several security products, the University chose Prophaze Kubernetes WAF because this offers the security and scalability as the company expected. Knowing how critical web application security is to the fabric of their business, they need protection against potential attack factors including click frauds.
- Our products and services help you to analyze, do inbound/outbound content analysis, compliance and powerful policy configuration into a single solution.
- Automatically scales to handle its increased security needs and reliable security without the false positives.
- Highly cost-effective solution; the protection is much easier, better and scalable.
- Delivers faster incident-response time
- Reduced time spent on web-application security.
- Increased security against malicious activities and is up-to-date on securing itself against IP offenders and they are automatically blocked.
- To reduce the load on its website, this checks for SQLi attacks and XSS attacks for both the network and application layers
- Offers WAF protection to confidential data from the external attackers/ offenders.