With AWS WAF, you can control which traffic to allow or block to your web applications by defining customizable web security rules. Using the AWS WAF console, walk through a demo of how to set up WAF protection.
- [Instructor] For creating a rule with the Web … Application Firewall service, we have to define … where we want the rule to actually be applied. … We have a couple of services … that support the Web Application Firewall. … Let's go into EC2 instances and look at the Load Balancer … that we're going to use and create a rule for. … Into EC2 instances, and scrolling down, … under load balancing, selecting Load Balancers. … We can see that there is a Load Balancer, … and the Load Balancer is in the Oregon region. … We can see the region in the top right-hand corner. … Let's go back to services, … and into the Web Application Firewall console. … I'll have to scroll down, and under … security and compliance, we find WAF and Shield. … We want to create a rule for the WAF, … so let's go to the AWS WAF. … Now let's create a Web ACL. … We'll give it a name, this is for our finance application. … This is also going to populate the CloudWatch metrics name … that will identify the metric that's linked to this rule. …
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Infrastructure Security
2. Data Protection
3. Detective Controls
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