Web Application Firewall (WAF)

Web Application Firewall (WAF) is a highly sophisticated, configurable firewall that protects your web applications from malicious attacks. Equipped with a comprehensive suite of protective features, WAF sits between external consumers and web applications, safeguarding critical business data from a host of potential threats.

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What is it?

What is Web Application Firewall (WAF)?

WAF is equipped with a wide range of features that can be configured according to your needs. Amongst many other functions, WAF can provide:

  • Web Application Security: Complete security for web-based applications from the OWASP (Open Web

    Application Security Project) Top 10 and many other threats.

  • API Protection: WAF integrates out of the box policies together with an automatically generated positive security model policy based on your schema specification to protect against API exploits.

  • Bot Mitigation: WAF protects against automated bots, webs scrapers, crawlers, data harvesting, credential stuffing and other automated attacks to protect your web assets, mobile APIs, applications, users and sensitive data.

How does Web Application Firewall work?

Web Application Firewall blocks threats such as cross-site scripting, SQL injection, buffer overflows, file inclusion, denial of service, cookie poisoning, schema poisoning and countless other attacks.

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WAF benefits

Comprehensive security for your entire connected network.

WAF carries a wide range of functions which has the potential to become complex, particularly in larger organisations. We'll work with you to configure a unique set of policies, and evolve them over time in a structured fashion.

As part of your managed service, Cloud Gateway become the custodians of your WAF policy, but you have full control over the rules you want to set for your organisation.

New rules or amendments to policy can be deployed rapidly via a ticket in the My Cloud Gateway portal.

Mix and match your WAF functionality with Firewall-as-a-Service (FWaaS) and Secure Web Gateway (SWG), as part of a comprehensive network security posture.

My Cloud Gateway allows you to review and edit security rules. See all your security events and top threats via a simple, intuitive display. You can raise support tickets and run reports too!

Why choose Cloud Gateway as your WAF provider?

At Cloud Gateway we offer top-tier Web Application Firewall (WAF) services, providing robust application security with superior performance.

Our WAF solutions protect your web applications from common exploits, ensuring optimal availability and resource usage. Easy to deploy and manage, our solutions provide real-time security visibility.

With customisable security rules and threat intelligence, we adapt to evolving threats and guard against sophisticated attacks.

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