We performed a comparison between Citrix Web App and API Protection and Symantec Web Application Firewall based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out what your peers are saying about Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, F5 and others in Web Application Firewall (WAF).
"Citrix Web App API Protection allows you to enable a blocking mode"
"The advantage of Citrix Web App and API Protection is just its graphic user interface for beginners. The solution is nothing special, but we have to use it for the corporation. Another advantage of Citrix Web App and API Protection is that we have our copy to test things and get the know-how of it."
"The solution has an up-to-date data repository to deal with external threats."
"An area for improvement in Citrix Web App and API Protection is for it to give real-time notifications and alerts. It would be practical if the solution warns you if there's an attack or if the load or traffic volume increases or decreases. An additional feature I'd like to see in Citrix Web App and API Protection is a prediction or artificial intelligence on what is happening, for example, attacks."
"Citrix Web App and API Protection could improve in the area of licensing"
"Sometimes scanning slows down the endpoints."
Citrix Web App Firewall is a web application firewall (WAF) that protects web applications and sites from both known and unknown attacks, including application-layer and zero-day threats. Despite an ever-evolving threat landscape, Citrix Web App Firewall delivers comprehensive protection without degrading throughput or application response times. Available as a cloud solution or integrated within the Citrix ADC platform, simplified configuration controls further mitigate risk. Our pooled licensing options allow you to grow incrementally and scale on demand.
The Symantec Web Application Firewall (WAF) enables you to secure and accelerate your web applications.
Citrix Web App and API Protection is ranked 20th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 2 reviews while Symantec Web Application Firewall is ranked 16th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 1 review. Citrix Web App and API Protection is rated 7.0, while Symantec Web Application Firewall is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Citrix Web App and API Protection writes "Has a good graphic user interface for beginners, but lacks real-time notifications, alerts, and artificial intelligence". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Web Application Firewall writes "An excellent up-to-date data repository handling external threats successfully". Citrix Web App and API Protection is most compared with F5 Advanced WAF, Azure Front Door, Fortinet FortiWeb, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Imperva Web Application Firewall, whereas Symantec Web Application Firewall is most compared with F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Fortinet FortiWeb and Imperva DDoS.
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