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CROC Cloud Shields Web Apps from Cyber Attacks

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CROC Cloud Services and ONsec, developer of the Wallarm integrated platform designed to protect and test apps, micro services, and APIs, have announced the launch of a new cloud service for web app protection.

The service will help protect web apps hosted in a cloud against all common cyber-attacks, and ensure uninterrupted operation of customers’ corporate websites and online stores.

Worldwide, corporate web apps suffer around 85 million attacks annually. Retail, fintech, mass media, and online customer service providers (aggregators, marketplaces, etc.), as well as government organizations, are favorite targets of hackers. Such attacks can bring business processes and company activities in general to a standstill, which entails reputation risks and direct financial losses.

Web Application Firewall (WAF) is designed to eliminate such risks. The cloud service analyses traffic in real time, automatically blocks suspicious requests, including zero-day vulnerabilities (yet not resolved), and protects against OWASP Top 10 threats. In addition, CROC Cloud Services customers can use Wallarm products for web app testing during development to ensure Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)1.

«Launching this web application protection service is a logical part of our activities. Numerous customers that host their systems and services with CROC Cloud Services ask for extra services, such as optimization, monitoring, and information security tools. Therefore, to satisfy demand, we select proven solutions from Russian and foreign vendors,» said Sergey Zinkevich, Product Manager, CROC Cloud Services.

«Wallarm adaptive protection platform, combined with CROC Cloud, doubles customer benefits by offering reliable protection against attacks and access to a flexible and productive infrastructure. You can rest assured that the service will work perfectly», said Sergey Lakhin, Sales Team Lead, Wallarm.

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About CROC Cloud Services

CROC Cloud Services is a standalone CROC business unit that offers cloud services, managed В2В services, and commercial off-the-shelf products. The unit specializes in hosting and supporting business-critical customer services based on CROC’s proprietary platform and data centers, which are compliant with Uptime Institute Tier III “Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability” standard. In addition, the company is one of Russia’s Top 6 IaaS providers and No. 1 in cloud service quality (CNews, 2020), as well as the most mature cloud service provider (TAdviser, 2018), offering the number one cloud platform in terms of flexibility and ease of use (TAdviser, 2017). Consequently, over 550 industry leaders entrust their services to CROC Сloud.

About Wallarm

Wallarm is an integrated platform designed to protect and test web apps, micro services, and APIs. The project was launched in 2013 to help large companies worldwide protect against cyber-attacks, hacking and data leaks via web applications. Wallarm is used in leading finance and payment systems, as well as large retailer and e-commerce players. In 2019, the platform was shortlisted for a Digital Tops Award in the ’Best solution to improve information security’ category. Wallarm was developed by ONsec, which is based in Skolkovo and specializes in software development and information security consulting.

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