Whitepaper: How to Block Malicious File Uploads

File upload protection

Although file uploads are essential for productivity and many web applications, they also offer an attack vector to cyber criminals.

Restricting file types and scanning files with a single anti-malware engine is not enough. Advanced malware is able to evade sandboxes and other traditional detection methods, and with the complexity of files ever increasing, attackers have more opportunities to embed malicious content such as scripts or macros and exploits.

In this white paper, you will learn:

  • The most critical file upload security challenges
  • Best practices to prevent malicious file uploads
  • Four steps to secure file uploads