If you have not seen the big and golden news, here ya go – NetScaler Application Firewall (AppFW) wins Best of Web Application firewalls 2013! (By the Essential Guide – Security Readers’ Choice Awards)   This award is based on vote from the Security Readers on what they think is the top Web application firewalls in 2013: Standalone WAFs and products that are part of application acceleration/delivery systems.  Criteria are based on essential security features and at same time ease of use, configuration and administration.

SearchSecurity.com and Information Security magazine online are couple of the go-to sites for IT security pros to get the latest trends to ensure they have up-to-date info to secure their company’s network and applications.  So thanks to the readers for the vote and high marks!

Congrats to the NetScaler AppFW team and job well done in keeping focus on what we can do by providing critical L4 to L7 security protections as well as the ability to protect from intrusions and attacks with NetScaler AppFW hybrid model.  This hybrid model with the positive security and negative security model definitely helps in providing flexibility in protections for our customers while at the same time providing easy-to-use wizards and AppFW templates for most requested business applications.

Like a Swiss army knife, NetScaler has many features ranging from load balancing, global load balancing to optimizations and extensive security features.  Some customers may not know all the capabilities of NetScaler AppFW, so this was a great way to highlight the security strengths that NetScaler has been able to do for a long time.     Feel free to check out NS AppFW site for details.