Application Security

Edgio Sponsors OWASP ModSecurity CRS

Company builds on OWASP Core Rule Set for advanced web security protection

Edgio, Inc. (Nasdaq: EGIO), the platform of choice for speed, security and simplicity at the edge, today announced that it is now a Gold Sponsor of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) ModSecurity Core Rule Set (CRS) project. As a leading sponsor, Edgio will support and contribute to OWASP’s mission to promote awareness and education of web application security as well as the development of the most widely used Web Application Firewall (WAF) rule sets in the industry.

“Today’s cyber threat landscape is constantly evolving, and at Edgio, we are continually innovating to help our customers stay ahead of these threats with 360-degree protection for their applications,” said Ajay Kapur, Edgio’s Chief Technology Officer. “By partnering with OWASP, we are helping to advance the industry through continued innovation and contribution to the development of the open-sourced ruleset. We value the contributions of the CRS community and look forward to further expanding the reach of OWASP CRS rules across the industry.”

Edgio’s mission is to help businesses protect their web applications and data through a holistic approach to security that also improves application speed and reliability. Its advanced security solutions provide full-spectrum network and application DDoS protection, web application and API protection (WAAP), machine learning-powered advanced bot management and unique Dual WAAP mode. For more information on Edgio’s security offerings, click here.

As one of the largest security platforms in the world, Edgio built our security solution on our homegrown security engine, waflz, which enabled us to provide multi-layered protection to the most performance sensitive applications. Building on the foundation of OWASP CRS rule, Edgio’s Managed Rule Set provides robust protection against broad spectrums of generic and application-specific vulnerabilities.

OWASP is a global nonprofit organization that focuses on improving the security of web applications and the internet. Edgio’s sponsorship of OWASP CRS is part of its ongoing commitment to promoting cybersecurity awareness and provide state of the art protection against the latest application threats.

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