Maximize application availability and responsiveness with managed DDoS protection
Automatically detect and mitigate sophisticated network-level distributed denial of service (DDoS) events.
Customize application protection against DDoS risks through integrations with Shield Response Team (SRT) protocol or AWS WAF.
How it works
AWS Shield is a managed DDoS protection service that safeguards applications running on AWS.
Automatically scrub bad traffic at specific layers
Protect applications and APIs from SYN floods, UDP floods, or other reflection attacks.
Minimize application downtime and latency
Deploy inline mitigations such as deterministic packet filtering and priority-based traffic shaping to stop basic network-layer attacks.
Monitor and protect up to 1,000 resource types
Activate automatic detection, mitigation, or protection for each resource type per AWS account.
How to get started
View Shield features
Learn how to safeguard your applications with Shield.
Contact an expert
Learn more about the cost efficiency of Shield.
Start using AWS Shield
Get always-on, heuristics-based network flow monitoring and inline attack mitigation.