Posted On: Sep 16, 2020

Starting today, AWS Firewall Manager is available in the Africa (Cape Town) and EU (Milan) Regions, increasing the total to 20 AWS Regions and all Amazon CloudFront edge locations. At this time, Firewall Manager does not include support for centralized management of VPC Security Groups in the Africa (Cape Town) and EU (Milan) Regions.

Firewall Manager is a security management service that allows customers to centrally configure and manage firewall rules across their accounts and resources. With Firewall Manager customers can manage AWS WAF rules, AWS Shield Advanced protections, and VPC security groups across their entire AWS Organization. Firewall Manager ensures that all firewall rules are consistently enforced, even as new accounts and resources are created.

You can use Firewall Manager in the following AWS regions today: Americas (Northern Virginia, Montreal, Ohio, Oregon, Northern California, São Paulo), Europe (Frankfurt, Ireland, London, Stockholm, Paris, Milan), Asia Pacific (Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong), Africa (Cape Town), and Middle East (Bahrain) . For more information on AWS regions and services, please visit the AWS Region Table.

To learn more about AWS Firewall Manager, see the product page or documentation.