ModSecurity is a potent web application layer firewall for Apache web servers. It monitors the entire HTTP traffic to a website without affecting its operation and in case it identifies an intrusion attempt, it blocks it. The firewall additionally keeps a more thorough log for the site visitors than any web server does, so you'll be able to keep track of what's going on with your Internet sites much better than if you rely only on standard logs. ModSecurity uses security rules based on which it helps prevent attacks. For instance, it detects if anyone is attempting to log in to the admin area of a particular script several times or if a request is sent to execute a file with a specific command. In these circumstances these attempts set off the corresponding rules and the firewall hinders the attempts right away, and then records in-depth information about them in its logs. ModSecurity is amongst the best software firewalls available and it can protect your web applications against many threats and vulnerabilities, especially in case you don’t update them or their plugins frequently.
ModSecurity in Cloud Hosting
We offer ModSecurity with all cloud hosting plans, so your web apps will be shielded from malicious attacks. The firewall is activated as standard for all domains and subdomains, but in case you would like, you shall be able to stop it using the respective section of your Hepsia CP. You can also switch on a detection mode, so ModSecurity will keep a log as intended, but shall not take any action. The logs that you will find in Hepsia are very detailed and offer information about the nature of any attack, when it occurred and from what IP address, the firewall rule that was triggered, etc. We employ a group of commercial rules that are regularly updated, but sometimes our admins add custom rules as well so as to efficiently protect the websites hosted on our servers.