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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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Porquê a Autoproteção da Aplicação?

Porquê a Autoproteção da Aplicação?

As aplicações podem ser o elo mais fraco da segurança empresarial. Nem sempre é possível remover as vulnerabilidades e a exigência de implementações mais rápidas põe em causa os testes de segurança aplicacional antes da entrada em produção.

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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Descrição geral do Application Defender

  • As Vulnerabilidades Existem

    Vulnerabilities

    Os testes de segurança aplicacional são especialmente eficazes em termos de prevenção, ajudando-o a garantir que os aplicativos não entrem na fase de produção com vulnerabilidades conhecidas. Contudo, analisar e corrigir cada aplicativo poderá não ser viável, mesmo para as organizações com programas de segurança aplicacional cuidadosamente estabelecidos. Há ainda que contar com as novas ameaças criadas continuamente pelos invasores que não existiam durante a fase de desenvolvimento.

  • A Visibilidade de Rede Não É Suficiente

    Network code view

    Alterar o código para fazer face a ameaças novas e existentes é um processo moroso que pode levar semanas ou meses. Para corrigir esta situação, é necessário implementar controles de compensação.

    A Segurança de Rede, como a Web Application Firewall (WAF), é uma escolha popular. No entanto, não deterá os ataques que exigem visibilidade dentro do próprio aplicativo.

  • Visibilidade e proteção intrínsecas

    Defense

    Ao instrumentalizar o aplicativo, ele pode registar o comportamento do aplicativo e detectar e parar os ataques com rigor, sem necessidade de aprender ou otimizar regras, ou reescrever código. Com os detalhes de vulnerabilidade ao nível da linha de código, o App Defender ajuda-o a acelerar a remediação e proteger-se contra as vulnerabilidades.

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

 

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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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