Web Application Firewall (WAF)

A WAF examines every HTTP request to protect the web applications from the various attack vehicles to minimize infections. It may allow them to transit to the application or block them, alert, record whether they are deemed malevolent.

Path of an HTTP request faced with a WAF
Path of an HTTP request faced with a WAF

alwaysdata uses WAF ModSecurity and all of the OWASP Modsecurity Core Rule Set (CRS).


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