Compare AWS WAF vs. Symantec Web Application Firewall

AWS WAF is ranked 8th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 7 reviews while Symantec Web Application Firewall is ranked 21st in Web Application Firewall (WAF). AWS WAF is rated 7.8, while Symantec Web Application Firewall is rated 0. The top reviewer of AWS WAF writes "Makes sure files are protected, but the solution should be more proactive in detecting threats". On the other hand, AWS WAF is most compared with Akamai Kona, Imperva Incapsula and F5 BIG-IP, whereas Symantec Web Application Firewall is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP and Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall.
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There are different scale options available for WAF.There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.It's an annual subscription.

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AWS Web Application FirewallSymantec WAF, Blue Coat Protecting Web Applications
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Overview

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. AWS WAF gives you control over which traffic to allow or block to your web applications by defining customizable web security rules. You can use AWS WAF to create custom rules that block common attack patterns, such as SQL injection or cross-site scripting, and rules that are designed for your specific application. New rules can be deployed within minutes, letting you respond quickly to changing traffic patterns. Also, AWS WAF includes a full-featured API that you can use to automate the creation, deployment, and maintenance of web security rules.

The Symantec Web Application Firewall (WAF) enables you to secure and accelerate your web applications.

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