Azure Web Application Firewall
A cloud-native web application firewall (WAF) service that provides powerful protection for web apps.
Improve security for your web applications
Azure Web Application Firewall is a cloud-native service that protects web apps from common web-hacking techniques such as SQL injection and security vulnerabilities such as cross-site scripting. Deploy the service in minutes to get complete visibility into your environment and block malicious attacks.
Comprehensive protection for the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) top 10 security risks
Custom and managed rule sets to prevent malicious attacks at the edge
Real-time visibility into your environment and security alerts
Full REST API support to automate DevOps processes
Protect web apps with managed rule sets
Meet security requirements with agentless deployment
Improve visibility into security and analytics
Achieve organizational compliance fast
Improve security and optimize performance at the edge
Deploy Azure Web Application Firewall in Azure Front Door for advanced security, scalability, and accelerated delivery of apps to global users.
Monitor security alerts and logs
Use Azure Monitor to track diagnostic information including security alerts and logs that provide detailed reporting on detected threats.
Comprehensive security and compliance, built in
Microsoft invests more than USD$1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.
Azure Web Application Firewall pricing
There are no upfront costs to use Azure Web Application Firewall—pay for only what you use.
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Trusted by companies of all sizes
Polycom gains scalability and access to global markets
Telecommunications leader Polycom uses the growing global network of Azure datacenters to achieve geo-redundancy and high levels of availability to deliver a great videoconferencing experience for users.
Eni gets a competitive edge with hub-and-spoke topology
Italian energy company Eni uses low-latency hub-and-spoke architecture on Azure to enable enterprise-grade controls and meet its high security bar.
NCR Corporation manages security with Azure Security Center
Tech services company NCR Corporation uses Azure Security Center as one of the most critical security tools for managing its Azure ecosystem. The single pane of glass provides an overview of security across Azure cloud deployments in real time.
Azure Web Application firewall resources and documentation
Frequently asked questions about Azure Web Application Firewall
Azure Web Application Firewall is a cloud-native service that protects your web applications from bot attacks and common web vulnerabilities such as SQL injection and cross-site scripting.
Yes. Enable DDoS protection on Azure Virtual Network where Azure Application Gateway is deployed. This ensures that the Azure DDoS protection service also protects the application gateway virtual IP (VIP).