Web application firewall (WAF)

Web application firewalls help keep your servers safe from hackers by scanning activity and identifying probes and attacks.

A web application firewall is an otherwise traditional firewall appliance that also performs typical duties handled by multiple systems, including content filtering, spam filtering, intrusion detection and antivirus. Web application firewalls are typically used to protect web servers that are accessible from the Internet.

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