Christian Folini

Welcome to my website. I am a Swiss security engineer and web application firewall expert working at I studied History and Computer Science and graduated with a PhD in Medieval History in 2004. I continue this interest with my commitment to the Company of St. George, a medieval reenactment group, that I directed for over then years.

On this website, you will find links to my work in information technology and also texts and publications around history. Outside of that, there are also two or three interviews and portraits.

I am the author of the ModSecurity Handbook (2ed), I co-lead the OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set project that runs on over 100Tbit/s of traffic globally and I serve as the program chair of the Swiss Cyber Storm conference.

People know me for my comprehensive set of 12 Tutorials about ModSecurity and the Core Rule Set. All released under Creative Commons license. I also teach ModSecurity and Core Rule Set courses and I consult companies who want to integrate ModSecurity and the Core Rule Set into their services or products. If you are looking for an expert for high security setups, then please get in touch.








2015 and before




Publications about me