A web application firewall helps in protecting web applications by monitoring and filtering the HTTP traffic between the internet and the web application. Cross-site forgery, file inclusion, SQL injection, cross-site scripting are some of the attacks that are protected with the help of these web applications. Web application Firewall is a protocol layer 7 defense from the Open Systems Interconnection

Some of the potential and enormous problems for any organization are cyber threats that include ransomware, phishing, hacking, and distributed denial-of-service attacks. Such attacks can also cause gigantic organizations leading to its reputational damage, disruption in services, as well as the loss of personal data. In some extreme cases, they might also result in huge fines from the regulators.