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AWS Shield vs OpenSSL: What are the differences?

What is AWS Shield? Managed DDoS Protection. 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.

What is OpenSSL? Full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security and Secure Sockets Layer protocols. 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.

AWS Shield and OpenSSL can be categorized as "Security" tools.

Bitbucket, Switchfly, and ThriveHive are some of the popular companies that use OpenSSL, whereas AWS Shield is used by PurpleYo Technologies, seedscompany, and Watchguard Technologies, Inc.. OpenSSL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3996 company stacks & 12 developers stacks; compared to AWS Shield, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

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What is 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.

What is 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.
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