One of the branches of Computer Security, Web Security is specifically Internet related . Immunity’s Web Security Service helps to manage and secure the Web traffic. This is done by filtering the various kinds of malware threats present today, preventing or blocking the different URLs which has any kind of inappropriate content etc. It also helps in the prevention of confidential and important data loss because of the various Web protocols. This does not just include browser security however is also includes network security which is more on a basic or general level since on a whole, it applies to operating systems and various applications. The whole objective is to establish the various measures and riles that should be used to prevent any Internet Attacks.
The internet is considered to be an insecure channel, there is a high risk of fraud, intrusion, phishing and various other threats during the time when information is exchanged. Just like encryption, there are various other means or methods that can be used in the protection of data which is transferred. Data theft and targeted attacks are changing the entire scenario of Web Security. In order to get a complete security for the information, it is just not enough to have URL filtering products and Anti-Virus softwares. It is also required to have various kinds of real time defences. Inline and innovative technologies used for Data Loss Prevention (DLP) which can help in defending the latest kinds of attacks which can includes the various combinations of the 7 stages of advanced threats which is the root cause of Data theft.