Posted On: May 31, 2022

AWS WAF and AWS Shield Advanced are now available in the Asia Pacific (Jakarta) 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 to your web applications by defining customizable web security rules. AWS WAF can be deployed on Amazon CloudFront, Application Load Balancer, and Amazon API Gateway. To learn more about AWS WAF, visit the AWS WAF product page.

AWS Shield Advanced is a managed application security service that safeguards applications running on AWS from threats like Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. AWS Shield Advanced provides always-on detection and automatic inline mitigations that minimize application downtime and latency. To learn more visit, the AWS Shield Advanced product page.

For a full list of AWS Regions where AWS WAF and AWS Shield Advanced are supported, visit the AWS Regional Services page.