Trustwave Buys Breach Security for Web Application Firewall
Trustwave acquired Breach Security for its web application firewall business, and is planning to integrate the technology into its application security suite.Trustwave has acquired web application firewall provider Breach Security. The deal, made for an undisclosed sum, will allow Trustwave to integrate Breach Security's Web app firewall technology into its existing application security suite. Breach Security's WebDefend application firewall appliance, features inbound and outbound inspection of Web traffic for sensitive data such as credit card information. In addition, Breach Security is also custodian of open source Web application firewall ModSecurity.
"Hackers increasingly target insecure Web applications as their point of entry into an organization's network," said Sanjay Mehta, CEO of Breach Security, in a statement. "Adding WAF to Trustwave's application security suite provides customers with an unrivaled defense-in-depth solution to secure applications throughout the software development lifecycle."