Endpoint vs Cloud Security: The Cloud WAF User Identity Problem

Imagine you’re a security guard at the entrance to a high security facility. You need to evaluate each person who wants to gain entry to ensure they are allowed access. You use information about each person to make your decisions. You might use information like what they say, whether they’re carrying a bag, if they’re…

Endpoint vs Cloud Security: The Cloud WAF Bypass Problem

Earlier this year at Black Hat 2016 there was a lot of buzz around “endpoint security”. In this post I’m going to explain a few issues with a cloud approach to web firewalls. Then I’ll explain the benefits of endpoint security and why Wordfence takes an endpoint approach to protecting your investment. The Cloud WAF Bypass Problem Cloud…