Christian Folini

Announcement: OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set Version 3.1.0

The OWASP Core Rule Set team is happy to announce the CRS release v3.1.0 at last. A wee bit over 2 years in the making, this major release represents a big step forward in terms of capabilities, usability and protection. Key features include: * A new set of rules defending against Java injections * Initial …

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Some Thoughts on why Web Application Firewalls Really Make a Difference

This is a guest piece by Jamie Riden¬† / @pedantic_hacker. Jamie has been doing penetration tests, secure development training and security code review since 2010 – and other kinds of computer-wrangling for much, much longer. Having been a systems engineer, a coder and now a pen-tester, I’d like to take a brief moment of your …

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AppSec Podcast Interviewing CRS Project Co-Lead Christian Folini

Chris Romeo from the AppSec Podcast did an interview with our own Christian Folini during the AppSecEU conference in July. The 25min interview has been published lately. The interview discusses the project itself, the upcoming 3.1 release, plans to expand beyond ModSecurity and CRS fits into agile development. Here is the link to the interview: …

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CRS Project News July 2018

We are launching the monthly news anew. The idea is to look beyond the pure CRS development again and to bring you additional information that touch on our project. As the editor, I (-> Christian Folini) am planning to release this in the first half of the month. This did not work in July, though, …

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CRS Community Summit next week: Call for Posters and the Program is Ready

The very first meetup of the CRS community is only one week away now and it’s time to announce our program. As stated here on the blog before, this is meant as an opportunity to build ties, to get inspiration from the community and to understand what people are doing with CRS. So there are …

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