: Appshield 4.0"> Executive Summary: Appshield 4.0
Companies trying to make their Web applications more secure will find that Sanctums AppShield will do the job by knowing their Web applications as well as they do, learning all normal activity, then blocking all other activity.
(+) Simple rule creation through passive monitoring of Web application activity; can selectively block sensitive privacy information from security logs. (-) Needs to be installed in conjunction with good system security to protect against direct attacks on the AppShield system. Evaluation Short List
Argus Systems Group Inc.s PitBull
eEye Digital Security Inc.s SecureIIS
Entercept Security Technologies Entercept 2.0
At $15,000, AppShield is considerably more expensive than many competitors, which generally are priced at about $2,000. In addition, while a single AppShield installation can protect many servers, pricing is still on a per-server basis, although volume discounts do apply.