In this decade where technology is at the top level of the era, All the organizations which run their applications on cloud can always be attacked by hackers at any interval of time. Data breaches happen daily, and business has a responsibility to their customers to protect their data. They must protect against data theft or security breaches. Businesses are facing many challenges related to security like:

  • Data Privacy
  • Integrity, Non-authentication, and Non-Repudiation
  • Online attacks like phishing, man-in-the-middle attack, DDoS, SQL injection, Plashing, etc.

That is why businesses must protect their Cloud infrastructure before it gets hacked. So, there ought to be a secure and complete system dedicated to securing the Cloud infrastructure.

In this post, we are going to specialize in the AWS services that facilitate businesses to guard their AWS infrastructure and their relevant use-cases.

How do we ensure you’ve taken all the necessary steps to protect the AWS account and our Cloud Infrastructure?

One way you can do is to follow industry security guidelines manually which is time-consuming and prone to human error.

Or you can use the following SaaS (Software-as-a-service) to automatically audit your AWS platform for security loopholes and misconfiguration.

Below vulnerability scanner are specifically for AWS Cloud


What is WAF?

AWS WAF is a Web App Firewall that monitors net request that is forwarded to Application Load Balancer (ALB), Amazon API entrance or CloudFront.AWS WAF also can permit or block any net request as per your rules and conditions. That means your WAF sits on top of the CloudFront or Application load balancer.

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When to choose WAF?

AWS WAF will permit or block solely the online request therefore if you would like to block the online request, WAF is that the right selection for you.

For example:

If you would like your CloudFront or load balancer to serve content for public requests, however conjointly need to block requests from attackers then WAF will assist you. Sometimes you see some of the web requests with one IP’s continuously hit the website, in this case, you can use WAF to block those IPs.

WAF’s other feature is it allows you to count the requests that match the properties you specify.

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