Application Defender

App Defender

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Runtime Application Self Protection (RASP)

The Fortify Application Defender is a RASP solution that helps you mitigate risk from homegrown or third-party applications. It provides visibility into application abuse while protecting software vulnerabilities from exploits in real time.

RASP via Fortify Application Defender

Sometimes you need to protect it now and remediate later. Protect your enterprise from some of the most damaging exploits like the OWASP Top 10.

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アプリケーションのセルフプロテクションが必要な理由

アプリケーションのセルフプロテクションが必要な理由

企業のセキュリティにおいて、もっとも脆弱なリンクはアプリケーションかもしれません。しかし脆弱性を常に取り除くことが、いつでも可能なわけではありません。アプリケーションの導入がますます高速化されていくなかで、本番環境へ移行する前にアプリケーションの安全性テストを実行するのが困難になっています。

In this HPE newsletter, featured Gartner research says RASP is “transformational” and, they recommend “that Gartner clients evaluate emerging vendors and plan RASP adoption when RASP's level of maturity meets their policies.”

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  • 脆弱性はなくならない

    Vulnerabilities

    アプリケーションのセキュリティーテストは、既知の脆弱性を抱えたまま本番環境へ移行しないことを保証するので、特に予防上の効果が顕著です。しかしながら、極めて成熟したアプリケーションセキュリティーのプログラムを備えた組織であっても、すべてのアプリケーションをスキャンして修復することが現実的でない場合もあります。その間にも、攻撃者は開発期間中には想像もつかなかったような新しい脅威を手に入れています。

  • ネットワークからの監視では不十分

    Network code view

    新しい脅威や既存の脅威に対応するため、コードを書き換えるには数週間から数カ月の時間がかかることも珍しくありません。その間に、脅威への対応を補償する制御が必要になります。

    Webアプリケーションファイアウォール(WAF)などのネットワークセキュリティーも人気ですが、アプリケーション自体の内部で可視化が必要となる攻撃を見逃してしまいます。

  • 内部からの可視化と防御

    Defense

    このアプリケーションを使用することで、攻撃の挙動を記録し、攻撃の存在を察知して正確に防止することができるようになります。そのために新たなプロセスを学習したり、ルールを設定したり、脆弱性を保護するためのコードを書き直したりする必要もありません。Application Defenderは、攻撃への対処のスピードを速めながら、同時に脆弱性を防御します。

Application Defender is the RASP solution from app sec industry leader, Fortify.

Proven technology

First to market (2007) with App Defender agent instrumentation technology that is also used in Fortify WebInspect and other products

Proven vendor

Experience and security research from a market leader

Visionary

Part of Fortify’s end-to-end application security capabilities

Application Defender Benefits

Simplicity:

  • Install quickly and easily with a three-step deployment, get protection up and running in minutes
  • Out-of-the-box protection via preconfigured vulnerability detection rules
  • Efficiently manage, report and scale on-premise or in the cloud

 

Visibility:

  • Faster time to remediation with line-of-code detail for security issues
  • Actionable information through interactive dashboards and real time alerting
  • Continuous security monitoring of actual attacks to pinpoint vulnerabilities for protection or remediation
  • Flexible output to enable SOC to see application security logs and software vulnerability exploits
  • Configurable reporting for risk prioritization and communicating across the organization

 

Protection:

  • Stop attacks or security violations categorically or granularly, using context from inside the application with a click of a button
  • Runtime application self-protection (RASP) with real time analysis of application logic and data flows to see threats invisible to network security
  • Accurately distinguish between an actual attack and a legitimate request, greatly improving protection accuracy and reducing the chance of false positives

What can Fortify Application Defender, our Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP) Solution, Do for you?

The common factor for many Application Defender customers is the need to buy time and gain control. As a compensating control, Application Defender can help you protect vulnerabilities while you decide when and how to best remediate them in the long term. For some, this virtual patch is used permanently.

See How Our Customers Are Applying RASP

To Buy Time

A U.S. Pharmaceutical company found more vulnerabilities than they had resources to fix. They use App Defender to defend those vulns as a virtual patch.

For Rapid Resolution

A European cloud-based software company had customers anxious for resolution of a critical vulnerability. To quickly protect the vulnerability across all 60 instances, they deployed App Defender and had their customers immediately protected.

To Broaden Testing

A European major manufacturer’s backlog of vulnerabilities already identified was preventing them from testing additional applications. To protect the vulnerabilities found in Fortify on Demand, with a click of a button, App Defender monitors and protects those vulnerabilities enabling them to scan and test more applications, further reducing their risk.

For Compliance Audit

A U.S. Company had failed a compliance audit and was given 30 days to resolve the issue. Remediation was estimated to require several months to fix. App Defender’s use as a compensating control relieved the immediate audit issue.

For SOC Visibility

A U.S. services company uses App Defender to immediately and consistently see application and user activity and potential exploits, at enterprise scale, without creating custom log parsers for apps not instrumented to create logs.

To Enable DevOps Speed

A U.S. service company uses App Defender to protect vulnerabilities found during rapid DevOps sprints. This compensating control enables DevOps speed while managing risk.

Where RASP fits

Monitor and protect applications, after pre-production security testing, to identify and stop actual exploits.

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Why RASP if I have a WAF?

Context-sensitive instrumentation can distinguish a potential exploit from a successful one so you can confidently identify and stop attacks. See why you need RASP in addition to – or instead of – a WAF.

 

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Resources

Brochure

 

Build application security into the entire SDLC

 

(PDF 3.21 MB)

Article

 

Are You Addressing Your Greatest Vulnerability?

 

Data sheet

 

Application Defender: An application self-protection solution

 

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Infographic

 

Build Security into DevOps

 

(PDF 476 KB)

Documentation

 

Application Self-Protection Use Cases

 

White paper

 

Application Defender performance metrics for Java

 

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