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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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CRS Project News March 2018

This is the CRS newsletter covering the period from Early February until today. We held our monthly community chat. We had quite a few people stop by. csanders lifeforms franbuehler emphazer dune73 agi squared fzipi_ spartantri Our agenda from before the chat is available here. During the chat we discussed the following:   We added support …

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Creating an OpenWAF solution with Nginx, ElasticSearch and ModSecurity [x-post]

So many technologies in one title! Recently I’ve been spending quite a bit of time investigating ModSecurity as a potential replacement Web Application Firewall, and I’ve had some really positive results. The purpose of this post is to share with you how I’ve set this up, so you can do something similar yourself. After all, who wouldn’t …

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How to tune your WAF installation to reduce false positives [x-post]

Site administrators put in a web application firewall (WAF) to block malicious or dangerous web traffic, but at the risk of blocking some valid traffic as well. A false positive is an instance of your WAF blocking a valid request. False positives are the natural enemy of every WAF installation. Each false positive means two …

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CRS Project News February 2018

This is the CRS newsletter covering the period from Early January until today. We held our monthly community chat. We had quite a few people stop by. csanders airween franbuehler lifeforms spartantri dune73 allanbo Our agenda from before the chat is available here. During the chat we discussed the following:   Issue #989 status:  Currently waiting …

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