AppSecEU08 Best Practices Guide Web Application Firewalls

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preliminary Abstract

This talk is about the paper "Best Practices Guide: Web Application Firewalls" the OWASP German chapter has put together to give a better understanding in how and where Web Application Firewalls should be use used.

Speaker Bio

Alexander Meisel is CTO and founder of 'art of defence'. He is in charge of product development, professional services and support.

His interest and expertise in the area of security dates back to his thesis in which he wrote about avoiding and tracing distributed denial-of-service attacks. He worked for a Swiss IT service provider as a Web security expert; later he joined LINX, Europe’s largest Internet exchange, where he took care of member network security issues. After working for three years as a senior consultant designing and implementing large Web farms, including security audits with a leading producer of web servers, Alexander switched to a SPX Corporation company, where he was the main project manager for Web application solutions in the SAP area.