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What is AWS WAF

AWS WAF (Web Application Firewall) is a web application firewall service that helps protect web applications and APIs from common web exploits and bots that may affect availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources.

Key AWS WAF Features

AWS WAF provides customizable web security rules, real-time visibility into web traffic, managed rules from AWS, protection against DDoS with rate-based rules, seamless integration with AWS services, bot management, and rule prioritization for comprehensive application protection.

AWS WAF Use Cases

AWS WAF is used for preventing SQL injection and XSS attacks, mitigating DDoS attacks, controlling bot traffic, and managing country-based access to web applications.

Services AWS WAF integrates with

AWS WAF pricing models

AWS WAF utilizes a request-based pricing model complemented by additional fees for optional managed rules, with costs accruing based on the volume of web requests and the use of managed rule groups.