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Fortinet FortiWebMicrosoft Azure Application GatewayAWS WAFImperva DDoSF5 Advanced WAFImperva Web Application FirewallBarracuda Web Application FirewallAzure Front Door
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    The most valuable features in Fortinet FortiWeb are sandboxing and threat prevention. Banks have to be compliant with PCI and other things, and FortiWeb is absolutely amazing in terms of providing these reports. Otherwise, they will have to spend a lot of time on them.
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    It does an excellent job of load balancing. The health probe is pretty good for your backend health. It tells you whether it's communicating and talking to the endpoint correctly. It is quite useful.
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    Stable and scalable web application firewall. Setting it up is straightforward.AWS WAF has a lot of integrated features and services. For example, there are security services that can be integrated very well for our customers.
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    Technical support was very helpful.Integration with IBM AS/400 and Db2 is okay.
  6. I also like the ability to have immediate display of the support IDs when a real blockage occurs.F5 Advanced WAF is a stable solution, we are satisfied. It is more stable than ForiWeb.
  7. The most valuable features of the Imperva Web Application Firewall are DDoS, malware, and the other malicious threat prevention it provides. Additionally, third-party integration is available. You can forward the log for further analysis.
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  9. Setup of this solution is straightforward. It's a stable and scalable solution, with good performance and fast technical support.Some of the most valuable features are the ease of deployment, the Barracuda support, the easy-to-use console, and the granularity of the reports.
  10. You can assign as many web application firewall policies as you want to the same instance of Front Door.The price is one of the most important aspects of the product. It's quite affordable.

Advice From The Community

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Prasert Mahapol - PeerSpot reviewer
Prasert Mahapol
Sales Director with 51-200 employees

I am a Sales Director at a company with less than 1,000 employees. 

I am researching Web Application Firewalls (WAF). I am considering R&S (DenyAll) and Imperva. Which would you recommend? 

Are there others I should consider?

JimDavis - PeerSpot reviewer
JimDavisImperva is a strong choice, given their security focus and ongoing R&D into the… more »
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Menachem D Pritzker - PeerSpot reviewer
Menachem D Pritzker
Director of Growth
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community, 

There are so many firewall products in the market today. Who are we going to be talking about 3-5 years from now?

imadam - PeerSpot reviewer
imadamNetscope, Zscaler if they continue route they are on now. FIrewalls needs great… more »
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VarunGoyal - PeerSpot reviewer
VarunGoyal
User

Hi community,

I'm trying to understand what limitations AWS WAF has vs other (alternative) Web Application Firewall (WAF) products.

John Rendy - PeerSpot reviewer
John RendyHi Varun, I have had experienced with several WAF deployments and deep… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi professionals,

There seems to be some controversy around whether or not SSL Inspection should be used by businesses. 

What is your opinion - should they be used, and if so when? Conversely, what are the reasons for not using SSL inspection?

Bruce Bennett - PeerSpot reviewer
Bruce BennettI am a proponent of SSL inspection, as long as you have another function/service… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

It seems that there is some overlap between these two types of solutions - how do Bot Managers and WAF differ? How can they work together to improve security?

Oluwatosin Omojola - PeerSpot reviewer
Oluwatosin OmojolaA Bot manager differs from a WAF in that it focuses on the management of Bots… more »
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Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi peers,

What are the OWASP Top 10 this year? 

What single web app security tool (or a minimum set of tools) would you recommend for overall web app protection (from the most critical security risks covered by these Top 10)?

Andrew Van Der Stock - PeerSpot reviewer
Andrew Van Der StockWe are due to release the OWASP Top 10 2021 on September 24, 2021. We will be… more »
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Unmesh Deshpande - PeerSpot reviewer
Unmesh Deshpande
CTO at Kingsway Hospitals
Hello community,  I am the CTO for a large multi-specialty private hospital. We are currently researching WAF solutions. Which WAF solution would you recommend with no heritage for subscription charges? We are a hospital with many web apps that need to be published soon and quickly. We have dec...
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Srdjan - PeerSpot reviewer
SrdjanI would always recommend F5 WAF, it is probably the best one on the market… more »
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