Application Security

It is the measures taken to make applications more secure by preventing the data from being stolen by external threats once they are deployed. Making sure that your application’s data is secure after it have been deployed is one of the important factors that ensures its longevity in the market. Watad can help you protect your application data by the offering following solutions:

WAF (Web Application Firewall) ADC (Application Delivery Controller)

WAF (Web Application Firewall):

These days websites became the primary way for companies to interact with their customers and introduce new services to the world. That way companies can reach more customers compared to traditional methods, and with the increase reliance on websites they recently became a way to do more business-critical functions thus making them a target for malicious users. Watad, in partnership with Fortinet, offer to protect your business-critical web applications via using FortiWeb, Fortinet’s Web Application Firewall.

Common attacks and remediation techniques:


FortiWeb features:

Web Security:

  • IP Reputation
  • IP Geolocation
  • Man in the Brower (MiTB) protection
  • OpenAPI 3.0 verification
  • API Security
  • Application Attack Protection

  • OWASP Top 10
  • Cross Site Scripting
  • Cross Site Request Forger
  • Built-in Vulnerability Scanner
  • File upload scanning with AV and sandbox
  • Security Services

  • Virtual patching
  • Protocol validation
  • Brute force protection
  • Web Defacement Protection

  • Authentication

  • CAPTCHA and Real Browser Enforcement (RBE)
  • LDAP, RADIUS, and SAML support
  • Site Publishing and SSO
  • Active and passive authentication
  • Deployment options

  • Reverse Proxy
  • Inline Transparent
  • True Transparent Proxy
  • Offline Sniffing
  • For more information about FortiWeb and OWASP Top 10please refer to “FortiWeb and OWASP TOP 10 white paper” document listed in the documents section, and if you want to know more technical information and FortiWeb device specification please check the "FortiWeb Datasheet"

    ADC (Application Delivery Controller):

    With the fast-growing demand on applications and services, delivering them securely and effectively can become very challenging. Malicious users can use this opportunity to sabotage the launch of an application or delay a service. Thus, to help ensuring safe and speed deployment of your application to your users Watad offers Fortinet Application Delivery Controller (FortiADC). FortiADC can help in optimizing availability, user experience, and application security of enterprise applications.

    What is FortiADC:

    FortiADC features:

  • Advanced Layer 7 Load Balancing
  • SSL Offloading and Acceleration
  • HTTP and TCP Optimization
  • Authentication Offloading
  • Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB)
  • Layer 7 and 4 Application Load Balancing
  • Link Load Balancing
  • Deployment Modes:
    1. One arm-mode (Proxy with X-forwarded for support)
    2. Router mode
    3. Transparent mode (switch)
    4. High Availability (AA/AP Failover)
  • For more technical information and FortiADC device specification please check the "FortiADC Datasheet"