With the increasing reliance on technology, more and more businesses are creating digital assets such as websites and applications to reach their customers, partners, and employees and the dependency on the IT assets for their ever-evolving business environment the requisite of securing your IT eco-system is imperative. However, when these applications are exposed to the public, they become vulnerable to various security threats, such as cyber-attacks, data breaches, and other forms of unauthorized access. Reports of security breach or ransomware incident has become almost frequent, as hackers are becoming increasingly proficient in detecting and exploiting security vulnerabilities of organizations.
AWS WAF prevent the web applications by filtering, monitoring, and controlling any malicious HTTP/S traffic traveling to the web application, and stops the unauthorized data from leaving the app. It does this by adhering to a set of policies that help determine what traffic is malicious and what traffic is safe. WAF is a protocol layer 7 defence (in the OSI model) and is not designed to defend against all types of attacks but can also assist on Layer Network and Transport. This method of attack mitigation is usually part of a suite of tools which together create a holistic defence against a range of attack vectors.
For more information, visit https://aws.amazon.com/waf/.
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