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AWS WAF vs Incapsula: What are the differences?

Developers describe AWS WAF as "Control which traffic to allow or block to your web application by defining customizable web security rules". 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. On the other hand, Incapsula is detailed as "Cloud-based service that makes websites safer, faster and more reliable". 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 WAF and Incapsula are primarily classified as "Security" and "Content Delivery Network" tools respectively.

According to the StackShare community, Incapsula has a broader approval, being mentioned in 98 company stacks & 6 developers stacks; compared to AWS WAF, which is listed in 14 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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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.

    What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to AWS WAF and Incapsula?
    CloudFlare
    Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
    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.
    F5
    It powers apps from development through their entire life cycle, so our customers can deliver differentiated, high-performing, and secure digital experiences.
    Akamai
    If you've ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you've probably used Akamai's cloud platform. Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business online. We remove the complexities of technology, so you can focus on driving your business faster forward.
    Imperva
    It provides complete cyber security by protecting what really matters most—your data and applications—whether on-premises or in the cloud.
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