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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is that there is a link in the system that will help to analyze the security of an application when something abnormal is found.
Top Answer: The licensing fees for this solution are pretty expensive for what it does, but there is no alternative. The only alternative is Imperva, but that is even more expensive.
Top Answer: This firewall should support more of the network layers. Profiling capability should be improved. Setting policies and parameters through the UI should be more automated because the process is manual… more »
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Even when you understand security, it is difficult to create secure applications, especially when working under the pressures so common in today’s enterprise. The NGINX Web Application Firewall (WAF) protects applications against sophisticated Layer 7 attacks that might otherwise lead to systems being taken over by attackers, loss of sensitive data, and downtime. The NGINX WAF is based on the widely used ModSecurity open source software.

The SonicWall Web Application Firewal l (WAF) solutions enables the defense-in-depth strategy to protect your web applications running in a private, public or hybrid cloud environment. compromise the application, steal data and/or cause a denial-of-service.

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Find out what your peers are saying about F5, Amazon, Fortinet and others in Web Application Firewall (WAF). Updated: October 2020.
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NGINX Web Application Firewall is ranked 13th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 2 reviews while SonicWall SMA100 Series Web Application Firewall is ranked 42nd in Web Application Firewall (WAF). NGINX Web Application Firewall is rated 8.0, while SonicWall SMA100 Series Web Application Firewall is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of NGINX Web Application Firewall writes "A stable system with good security and load balancing". On the other hand, NGINX Web Application Firewall is most compared with AWS WAF, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 Advanced WAF and Airlock, whereas SonicWall SMA100 Series Web Application Firewall is most compared with .

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