Defending Web Applications with Mod Security presented at saintcon 2016

by Lance Buttars,

Summary : Web Application Firewalls (WAFS) are a useful tool to provided a front line of defense for your web application. This presentation will give you a hands-on overview on defending your hosted web applications using the free open source tool ModSecurity. I will demonstrate how to deploy ModSecurity with existing infrastructure. How to write custom rules, along with integrating Lua scripts and provided insight into receive alerts and other useful data from ModSecurity. With ModSecurity in place, you'll have the tools you need to identify attackers and prevent data leakages.