Trustwave has purchased Breach Security. As a matter of fact, the price of the deal was not disclosed. Such an acquisition will bring Web application firewall of Breach Security as well as enterprise security tools of Trustwave together.
Despite the acquisition, Tristwave is going to offer as well as provide support for the Web application firewall of Breach Security. It is created to filter out attacks that are able to provide access to personal data of a customer as well as internal systems of enterprises. Trustwave is planning to include the firewall technology to programs that are offered via its SpiderLabs unit. The suite of programs comes with secure code review, penetration testing, software development training as well as incident response.
If combine a Web application firewall along with application penetration testing one can get greater protection from Web-based attacks like SQL injection. It is used in order to make use of vulnerabilities found in the database layer of an application.
Last September Trustwave bought Vericept that is considered to be a vendor of data-loss prevention technology. Still Trustwave is going to market DPL products of Vericept. In January the company purchased vendor BitArmor, an encryption vendor. But terms of the two deals were not revealed.