Armor Web Application Firewall Service
Managed and Monitored WAF
The Armor Web Application Firewall service provides a turnkey virtual web application firewall solution that leverages the power of our Spartan threat prevention and response platform and Security Operations Center teams to protect your web applications 24/7/365 from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources.
The Armor WAF gives you control over which traffic to allow or block to your web applications by defining customizable web security rules to stop OWASP Top Ten applications attacks including SQL injections, XML External Entity (XXE) attacks, and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
Armor Web Application Firewall helps you:
- Protect your web applications from OWASP Top Ten application attacks including SQL injections, XML External Entity (XXE) attacks and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) attacks
- Enhance prevention and detection, and speed accurate response and remediation efforts through applied intelligence from our Spartan threat prevention and response platform and Security Operations Center teams
- Monitor usage, users and sessions, and intelligently assess suspect requests to detect complex attacks
- Easily deploy a best-of-breed WAF solution correlated with Armor’s broader security telemetry for a low monthly MRR
Delivering Security and Compliance Outcomes
Get advanced protection for your most sensitive public-facing applications and related data.
Powerful Advanced Analytics and Correlation
Correlate WAF telemetry with telemetry from other devices you have under management.
24/7/365 Monitoring for Your Web Applications
Get access to top security talent and 24/7/365 monitoring of your important web applications.
Continuous and Audit-Ready Compliance
Meet PCI, HIPAA, HITRUST, GLBA, GDPR and other compliance requirements related to protection of web applications.
Armor Web Application Firewall in Action
Armor Monitored WAF provides maximum flexibility in supporting Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform environments. The virtual and hybrid environment solution works with all the top hypervisors including VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, Open Source Xen and KVM.
Armor WAF Service Options- Monitored WAF
Armor Monitored WAF gives you control over which traffic to allow or block to your web applications by defining customizable web security rules to stop OWASP Top Ten applications attacks including SQL injections, XML External Entity (XXE) attacks, and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
Armor WAF Service Options – Managed
For customers that don’t have the expertise on staff or prefer to focus their energies elsewhere, Armor can fully manage, in addition to monitor, your Web Application Firewall solution. This includes standing up and configuring the WAF initially and over time. Contact our security experts to learn more.
Armor Web Application Firewall Features
Armor Web Application Firewall provides advanced protection of your web applications and data from known and unknown threats that target application vulnerabilities.
- Multiple deployment options, including reverse proxy, and inline and offline configurations based on your needs
- Extensive web security capabilities including white listing, blacklisting and IP Reputation management
- Application Attack Protection addressing OWASP Top 10 and other common and emerging threat vectors
- Full visibility of WAF for management, event analysis and reporting
|System Performance||Virtual WAF (1 VCPU)||Virtual WAF (2 VCPU)|
|HTTP THROUGHPUT||25 Mbps||100 Mbps|
|Administrative Domains||4 to 64 based on the amount memory allocated|
|Virtual Machine||Virtual WAF (1 VCPU)||Virtual WAF (2 VCPU)|
|Hypervisor Support||VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, Open Source Xen, KVM, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.|
|vCPU Support (Minimum/Maximum)||1||2|
|Network Interface Support (Minimum / Maximum)||1/4 (10VMware ESX)||1/4 (10VMware ESX)|
|Storage Support (Minimum / Maximum)||40 GB / 2 TB||40 GB / 2 TB|
|Memory Support (Minimum / Maximum)||1,024 MB / Unlimited for 64-bit||1,024 MB / Unlimited for 64-bit|
|Recommended Memory||4 GB||4 GB|
|High Availability Support||Yes||Yes|
Primary Use Cases
Doing Business Online
A WAF provides a security barrier between your sensitive web applications and data, and the Internet to protect against common OWASP Top 10 threats.
Secure Deployment of New Web Applications
A WAF can provide a quick turnup for new applications in the absence of a software development lifecycle.
A Protective Shield Between Users and Applications
Flexibility in deployment options allows WAFs to provide a protective layer between internal and external users, and can provide protection even when using third party hosted applications.
What makes Armor solutions so complete, easy and effective against todays’s cyber threats?
The Armor Spartan threat prevention and response platform is how Armor delivers security outcomes for our customers. The Armor Spartan platform is purpose-built to leverage the agility and speed of the cloud, scaling up to drive new community insights against an ever-changing threat landscape as well as scaling out to provide unified visibility across an ever-changing IT landscape.