An application firewall is a type of firewall that controls the access, input, and output from, to or by an application. If any of these actions do not comply with the configured policy of the application firewall, the action is blocked. These firewalls are used to control network traffic and help prevent distributed denial of service attacks and other malicious behavior.
Radware's AppWall is a Web Application Firewall (WAF) capable of securing Web applications as well as enabling PCI compliance by mitigating web application security threats and vulnerabilities. Radware's WAF prevents data from leaking or being manipulated which is critically important in regards to sensitive corporate data and/or information about its customers. AppWall addresses the multiples challenges faced by Web applications security. No matter what software the web application is deployed on, AppWall effectively protects it. It acts as a door keeper for the web application, scanning its various elements, disregarding the pieces of software it is assembled on.