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Score 5.1 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Managed Web Application Firewall, part of Alert Logic Enterprise

  • Great at web-based attack protection.
  • Easy to add sites within a few minutes once familiar with the interface and process.
Brian Hoadley | TrustRadius Reviewer

AWS WAF

AWS WAF is highly appropriate to interrupt or prevent cyber attacks because when implementing rules, whether they are specific or centralized, so any application that has these vulnerabilities is protected.
Implementing managed rules creates greater security to protect both API and applications.If implemented along with other AWS tools, the security is much better, so if you want to protect applications against more specific attacks, it is ideal to integrate with Amazon CloudFront, which is a great benefit because it warns when thresholds are exceeded or specific attacks occur.AWS WAF is ideal to avoid common web attacks. For more specific attacks and scenarios, I don't recommend this.
Hanna Bedoya | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Managed Web Application Firewall, part of Alert Logic Enterprise

  • Web-based attack protection
  • Site monitoring
  • Notification and alerting from the vendor
Brian Hoadley | TrustRadius Reviewer

AWS WAF

  • AWS WAF has the most developer-friendly API to create firewall rules.
  • AWS WAF provides OWASP security controls, which reduces developers' burden (i.e., SQL injection and cross-site scripting).
  • AWS WAF has customizable web security rules. The user can even push the rules through the API available, which is the great feature and helped me a lot.
  • It protects applications at layer 7 (HTTP) of the OSI model and not just layer 4 (TCP).
Saim Jamali | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Managed Web Application Firewall, part of Alert Logic Enterprise

  • Initial professional services engagement for setup/implementation
  • Vendor change management without notification
Brian Hoadley | TrustRadius Reviewer

AWS WAF

  • The documentation offered is somewhat confusing, so it would be ideal if it were much more direct and precise.
  • Your initial configuration may be confusing, so the best option is to use the rule templates provided by AWS.
  • Its configuration is not unified with AWS, so it must be done separately and it takes some time.
  • The number of rules to be established is somewhat limited.
maría jose gonzalez ortiz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Managed Web Application Firewall, part of Alert Logic Enterprise

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AWS WAF

AWS WAF 9.0
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The product is highly scalable. It is easy to configure the rules and thereby helps us to mitigate many vulnerabilities.The interface and programming of the firewall provisions were easy to setup. Amazon clearly spent a lot of time figuring this out and perfecting it. It allows users to do customized configurations based on their needs. It provides protection against a number of security issues like XSS, SQL injection, etc. I would definitely recommend this for protecting your infra as you scale, since this basically protects and filters all requests hitting your application server.
Saim Jamali | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Managed Web Application Firewall, part of Alert Logic Enterprise

No score
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AWS WAF

AWS WAF 9.3
Based on 4 answers
If you're intending to use AWS WAF, I would say that you absolutely should sign up for support. AWS Support is excellent and they can help you in a really good way to solve your issues.
Oscar Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Managed Web Application Firewall, part of Alert Logic Enterprise

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AWS WAF

Amazon's support was better for us in the end. Implementation was also easier as we're using other Amazon services currently.
Tony Ortiz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Managed Web Application Firewall, part of Alert Logic Enterprise

  • Filled a critical business need to protect home grown websites.
  • Integrated well with SIEM.
Brian Hoadley | TrustRadius Reviewer

AWS WAF

  • The overall security of the web application increased effectively after deploying AWS WAF
  • No negative impacts were seen in the business
  • The developers were more confident in the overall security model of the web application being developed and it was easy to integrate WAF into the existing system as the application was also using AWS platform
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Managed Web Application Firewall, part of Alert Logic Enterprise

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Managed Web Application Firewall, part of Alert Logic Enterprise Editions & Modules

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AWS WAF

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

AWS WAF Editions & Modules

Edition
Resource Type - Web ACL$5.001
Resource Type - Rule$1.001
Resource Type - Request$0.602
  1. per month (prorated hourly)
  2. per 1 million requests
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