How Wallarm WAF works

Unlike default cloud WAFs, Wallarm automates protection for apps and APIs with no manual tuning and investments into ongoing maintenance allowing the team to focus on different tasks. It scales. It works.

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Wallarm VS regular WAFs

Deploy in cloud


Regular WAF

Up in 30 minutes

Built for it

Low. No tuning.

Just works

Doesn’t break apps

Finds exploitable issues

Hard, not scalable

Poor or zero

High. Requires tuning

Nightmare. Not usable.

False positives kill it


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API protection


Blocking mode

CI/CD readiness

Vulns detection

Protect modern applications on the web-scale and meet security compliance

Cloud Native NG-WAF

App Exposure

Identify APPs and API that require protection and discover vulnerabilities

API Threat Protection

Secure your exposed API and internal microservices in zero-trust environments

Universal protection for all your APIs

Against a full spectrum of threats

  • OWASP Top 10
  • OWASP Top 10 API 
  • API Abuse
  • Credential Stuffing / 
    Account Takeover

Universal solution to protect APIs

    • any XML-based
    • any JSON-based
  • GraphQL NEW!
  • gRPC NEW!

Deep API Request Inspection

Super-fast analysis of API calls for the payloads that can be harmful

Intelligent Parsing

  • Run w/o configuration
  • Doesn’t require schema
  • Automatically recognize data formats
  • Apply necessary parsers/decores
  • Apply chain of parsers
  • Works great in CI/CD
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App Exposure Vulnerability scanner

You can’t protect what you don’t know

Track changes in your attack surface

Discover attack surface and shadow resources

  • Domains. Servers. Services.
App Exposure Vulnerability scanner

Wallarm protects hundreds of Hi-Tech Companies globally

Optimised for performance

  • Streaming mode for near-zero latency

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#1 Attack Detection

Wallarm Nodes mitigates attacks in real-time, locally  

  • OWASP Top 10 Threats 
  • Account Takeover
  • Business Logic Attacks
  • Misconfiguration
  • API Abuse
  • No RegExps
  • Strong bypass Resistance
  • libDetection, signature-free based on grammar analysis

Real-time blocking. Near zero latency

Combination of unique detection techniques

#2 Gain Low TCO.
Near-zero False Positives

Use you WAF in blocking mode!

  1. Wallarm’s new libDetection and core signature-less attack detection provides low false positive from day one.
  2. Metadata continuously collected from nodes helps to refine rules to make them application-specific
  • Automation
  • 24/7 team of analysts
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#3 The Only WAF with
Automated Incident Analysis

  • Active Verification of every detected attack with the cloud-based scanner.
  • Finding app-specific vulnerabilities using hacker / bug hunters  intelligence
  • Prioritizing potential security incidents

  • Passive scans — verifying app responses to incoming requests.
  • Black-box scans for well-known vulnerabilities
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Quick integrations 

Setup cross-team workloads via your existing DevOps and security toolchain

Deployment options

Built from ground up to protect both legacy and cloud-native tech stack

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Cloud Native WAF and API Security 

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When to consider Wallarm?

Protects APIs and microservices (RESTful API, GraphQL, gRPC)

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Get Security and Developers into shared workflows

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For migration to multi-cloud / multi-CDN environments

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Meet PCI DSS, SOC2 and other compliance requirements

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Near-zero False Positives with automatic tuning

Blocking mode

98% of the customers use Wallarm WAF in full blocking mode