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Re: Checkpoint smart defance as IPS
From: mzcohen2682 () aim com
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 17:28:04 -0400

If I need a waf so which one is recommended?

which are good open source if any?

thanks

marco


-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Carter <tcarter () entrusion com>
To: mzcohen2682 () aim com
Sent: Thu, May 27, 2010 6:26 pm
Subject: Re: Checkpoint smart defance as IPS


Sounds like you they need a Web Application Firewall.

-Tony


On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 4:50 PM,  <mzcohen2682 () aim com> wrote:

Hi list friends !!!

I did a pentest for a client's web site and found many holes most of them because of Sql injection which can be fixed with a good practice of input validation. I also recommended installing an IPS. the client has checkpoint smart defance module installed on his FW but I guess that this module is not enough because 1. one cant write signatures 2. the clients uses SSL on his web site so the IPS cant see the attack. AM I WRONG?? I think that the client needs to buy a real IPS which can also open the encrypted traffic.

which IPS you recommend for doing the task?


thanks a lot,

Marco


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In this guide we examine the importance of Apache-SSL and who needs an SSL certificate.  We look at how SSL works, how 
it benefits your company and how your customers can tell if a site is secure. You will find out how to test, purchase, 
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highlighted to help you ensure efficient ongoing management of your encryption keys and digital certificates.

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