Posted On: Dec 22, 2020

Starting today, AWS WAF is available in AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region.

AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources. AWS WAF gives you control over which traffic to allow or block for your web applications by enabling you to define customizable web security rules. AWS WAF in AWS GovCloud regions can be used to protect Application Load Balancer and Amazon API Gateway.

The AWS WAF service is available in Amazon CloudFront and 23 AWS Regions. For full list of AWS Regions where AWS WAF is supported, please visit the AWS Regional Services page here. To learn more about AWS WAF, please visit the service page here.