According to Gartner, Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP) is "a security technology that is built or linked into an application or application runtime environment, and is capable of controlling application execution and detecting and preventing real-time attacks."

Why do we need RASP? All web applications and web APIs are attacked every single month. In the course of a single month, every application will be attacked at least once, and more than half will experience many thousands of attacks across a wide array of vectors. There are a number of challenges protecting web applications and APIs that Dzone_IntroductiontoRASPneeds to be addressed in your DevOps and Security teams.

Read this Brief to learn how RASP:

  • Prevents vulnerabilities during deployment
  • Detects attacks and prevents exploit in production