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Platform Engineer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Oct 18 2018

What is most valuable?

We use NGINX for security headers, and as a proxy. It is also a very good tool for load balancing.

How has it helped my organization?

We use it together with AWS, to manage load balancing, topic migration and AV testing.

What needs improvement?

The contributions I think sometimes take a toll on you like you're going to spend a lot of time on the right contributions. So as a product it is good, but from the development standpoint but if you think about somebody who's not from development background, this won't work. It's not up to speed if you really realize. So the set up process, it's good from a development standpoint. The development… more»


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What is NGINX Web Application Firewall?

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.

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