Trends Report

Vendor Landscape: Runtime Application Self-Protection

Protect Your Imperfect Code Until It Can Be Fixed

September 29th, 2017
With contributors:
Christopher McClean , Trevor Lyness , Peggy Dostie


Even with the best prerelease security testing, developers will never write perfectly secure code. Zero-day attacks will continue to target vulnerable open source components, third-party applications, and internally developed code. Web application firewalls provide a helpful protection against such attacks; however, they can only analyze input and output data. Used as a deeper layer of application defense, runtime application self-protection (RASP) tools use insider info of the applications they protect to help security pros more effectively detect and deflect malicious attacks.

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