What Is Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP)?
With Runtime Protection, you can augment your perimeter security using application instrumentation to identify anomalies and detect attacks based on deviations from normal application behavior.
Do your applications meet the challenge of today’s security threats; zero-day attacks, rogue nation-state actors, frequent code updates, broad use of 3rd party libraries to name just a few areas of concern?
Key Benefits of
Runtime protection monitors the application itself during execution and can detect attacks that might not be caught by the perimeter defenses.
Zero-Day Vulnerability Protection
Runtime protection, with techniques like behavior-based monitoring or dynamic instrumentation, can identify anomalies and detect attacks based on deviations from normal application behavior, providing protection against zero-day vulnerabilities.
Granular Application-Level Visibility
Runtime protection offers deep visibility into the application's internal behavior, such as function calls, memory access, or data flow. It can identify application-specific vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, or malicious activities that may not be apparent at the network level, enabling targeted protection and faster incident response.
Defense Against Insider Threats
Runtime protection can help identify unusual behavior or unauthorized actions by users with legitimate access, providing additional defense against insider threats.
Adaptability and Self-Protection
Runtime protection solutions can adapt to changes in the application and its environment dynamically. They can self-protect and mitigate attacks in real-time, even if the application undergoes updates or changes. This agility ensures continuous protection without the need for manual rule updates or configuration adjustments.
Coined by Gartner in 2012, Runtime Application Self-Protection RASP is an emerging security technology that lets organizations stop hackers’ attempts to compromise enterprise applications and data.
Defend from within
The enemy is at the gates. The enemy is inside our computer networks. The enemy is within our very code, training its sights on the technology that runs the world.
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