This topic describes what you can get from Alibaba Cloud WAF.

More than 10 years of web security experience

  • Built from over a decade’s worth of web security experience from Alibaba Group involving successful online businesses in China, such as Taobao, Tmall, and Alipay.
  • Professional security team consisting of security experts from around the globe.
  • Resists existing OWASP known threats, and updates for the latest vulnerabilities.

HTTP flood mitigation and bot protection

  • Effective mitigation of HTTP and HTTPS floods.
  • Prevents web crawlers and other bots from consuming website’s resources.
  • Detects and blocks suspicious requests that may cause negative impacts on your server, such as bandwidth consumption, database/SMS/API interface exhaustion, increased latency, or even a breakdown.
  • Customizable rules for varying business scenarios.

Big data ability

  • Alibaba Cloud hosts more than 37% of China-based websites.
  • Alibaba Cloud mitigates more than 800 million attacks every day.
  • Alibaba Cloud maintains the most popular accessed IP database in China.
  • Numerous case studies on the patterns, methods, and signatures of the popular web attacks.
  • Analysis through the Alibaba Cloud big data platform in combination with the latest technologies.

Easy and reliable

  • Setup and activation within 5 minutes.
  • No hardware or software installation, or router and switch configuration.
  • Works as a defense cluster to avoid single point failure and redundancy.
  • Excellent processing ability.