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AWS WAF vs pfSense: 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, pfSense is detailed as "An open source firewall/router computer software distribution". It is an open source firewall/router computer software distribution based on FreeBSD. It is installed on a physical computer or a virtual machine to make a dedicated firewall/router for a network.

AWS WAF and pfSense can be categorized as "Security" tools.

According to the StackShare community, AWS WAF has a broader approval, being mentioned in 20 company stacks & 26 developers stacks; compared to pfSense, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 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 pfSense?

It is an open source firewall/router computer software distribution based on FreeBSD. It is installed on a physical computer or a virtual machine to make a dedicated firewall/router for a network.

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Jobs that mention AWS WAF and pfSense as a desired skillset
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United States of America Ohio New Albany
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United States of America Colorado Denver
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    What are some alternatives to AWS WAF and pfSense?
    CloudFlare
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    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.
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    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.
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