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AWS WAF

Control which traffic to allow or block to your web application by defining customizable web security rules
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What is AWS WAF?

AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources.
AWS WAF is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.

Who uses AWS WAF?

Companies
24 companies reportedly use AWS WAF in their tech stacks, including Zola, Publitas, and Pangea.

Developers
26 developers on StackShare have stated that they use AWS WAF.

Why developers like AWS WAF?

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AWS WAF Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to AWS WAF?
CloudFlare
Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
Incapsula
Through an application-aware, global content delivery network (CDN), Incapsula provides any website and web application with best-of-breed security, DDoS protection, load balancing and failover solutions.
AWS Shield
AWS Shield is a managed Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection service that safeguards web applications running on AWS. AWS Shield provides always-on detection and automatic inline mitigations that minimize application downtime and latency, so there is no need to engage AWS Support to benefit from DDoS protection.
OpenSSL
It is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It is also a general-purpose cryptography library.
Let's Encrypt
It is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
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AWS WAF's Followers
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