A web application used to be any application that uses a web browser as a client. Application simple as a message board or a guest sign-in book on a website, or as complex as a word processor or a spreadsheet through a web browser are typically known as web application. Web technology continues to evolve and native applications are more integrated with the Internet then ever before. Web application is no longer restricted by the web browser and it has become standalone application or even operation system that that fully integrates with internet.
Fortinet's Web Application Security solutions provide specialized, layered application threat protection for medium and large enterprises, application service providers, and SaaS providers. FortiWeb web application firewall protects your web-based applications and internet-facing data. Automated protection and layered security protects web applications from sophisticated attacks such as SQL Injection, Cross Site Scripting attacks and data loss. Web Vulnerability Assessment module adds scanning capabilities to provide a comprehensive solution to meet your PCI DSS section 6.6 requirements.
The solution drastically reduces the time required to protect your regulated internet-facing data and leverages an intelligent, application-aware load-balancing engine to distribute traffic and route content across multiple web servers. This load balancing increases application performance, improves resource utilization and application stability while reducing server response times. Data compression and Independent SSL encryption processor increase transaction throughput and reduce processing requirements from web servers, providing additional acceleration for web application traffic.