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Enhancements to Azure WAF for Application Gateway Now in General Availability
Enhanced Security for Web Applications
Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF) for Application Gateway is now in general availability. This gives customers additional protection for web applications by blocking malicious requests, protecting against common web vulnerabilities, and enabling custom rules to provide tailored protection.What is Azure WAF?
Azure WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities. It provides layer 7 protection by inspecting HTTP and HTTPS requests and protecting against common web vulnerabilities like SQL injection and cross-site scripting attacks.What are the Benefits of Azure WAF?
Azure WAF helps protect web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities, including SQL injection and cross-site scripting attacks. It also provides additional protection against the OWASP Top 10 web application security risks. Additionally, customers can create custom rules to provide tailored protection for their applications.What are the Enhancements to Azure WAF?
The enhancements to Azure WAF for Application Gateway include improved performance, additional security features, and enhanced visibility and control. The enhancements also include improved tuning capabilities that allow customers to fine-tune their web application firewalls for optimal performance.Improved Performance
In addition to enhanced security features, Azure WAF for Application Gateway offers improved performance. The performance improvements include faster rule evaluation and improved web application firewall scalability.Additional Security Features
Azure WAF for Application Gateway now includes additional security features, such as rate-limiting and IP whitelisting. The rate-limiting feature helps protect against brute-force attacks by limiting the number of requests from a single IP address. The IP whitelisting feature helps protect applications from malicious requests by allowing only trusted IP addresses to access the application.Enhanced Visibility and Control
Azure WAF for Application Gateway now offers enhanced visibility and control. Customers can now view detailed information about their web application firewall, including the number of requests blocked, the type of attack blocked, and the IP addresses of the attackers. Additionally, customers can now configure custom alert policies to receive alerts when the web application firewall detects malicious activity.Conclusion
Azure WAF for Application Gateway is now in general availability and offers enhanced security, improved performance, and enhanced visibility and control. The enhanced security features, such as rate-limiting and IP whitelisting, help protect web applications from malicious requests and brute-force attacks. Additionally, the improved performance and enhanced visibility and control features help customers customize their web application firewalls for optimal performance and better manage their web application security.
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