Forum Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crosscheck Networks, announced the next generation of its flagship XML Gateway fueling faster, more powerful and seamless Web experiences for users. Forum Sentry WAF unites -- natively, for the first time in one appliance -- the threat protection, scalability and Federated Identity capabilities of an XML Gateway with the security of a Web Application Firewall (WAF). By removing the identity and security burden from Web sites and composite applications, this unified Content Firewall securely authenticates and authorizes users invoking services, regardless of where the services reside. Unlike legacy WAFs, Forum Sentry WAF enforces decisions across complex identity tokens and repositories and throughout the entire transaction, rapidly delivering rich online content to users without requiring multiple sign-ins.
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