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AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources. AWS WAF gives you control over which traffic to allow or block to your web applications by defining customizable web security rules. You can use AWS WAF to create custom rules that block common attack patterns, such as SQL injection or cross-site scripting, and rules that are designed for your specific application. New rules can be deployed within minutes, letting you respond quickly to changing traffic patterns. Also, AWS WAF includes a full-featured API that you can use to automate the creation, deployment, and maintenance of web security rules.
PerimeterX prevents automated attacks by detecting and protecting against malicious web behavior across e-commerce, enterprise SaaS, and media. By analyzing the behavior of humans, applications and networks, PerimeterX catches real-time automated attacks with unparalleled accuracy. Its proprietary technology protects your business and web infrastructure by preventing a full range of attacks from earlier generation bots to hijacked browsers, to new and emerging fourth generation attacks that do not trigger security mechanisms. With PerimeterX, businesses deploy seamless integration within minutes into their DevOps process.
AWS WAF is ranked 6th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 13 reviews while PerimeterX Bot Defender is ranked 5th in Bot Management. AWS WAF is rated 7.6, while PerimeterX Bot Defender is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of AWS WAF writes "Use this product to make it possible to deploy web applications securely". On the other hand, AWS WAF is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Imperva Web Application Firewall, Cloudflare Web Application Firewall, Azure Web Application Firewall and Azure Front Door, whereas PerimeterX Bot Defender is most compared with Akamai Bot Manager, Cloudflare, Imperva Bot Management, Cloudflare Bot Management and Imperva DDoS.
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