Web Application Firewall
been using Linode for many years, and I'm looking for some suggestions on a good Web Application Firewall.
I currently use UFW to manage basic firewall rules, but i'm looking for a system to protect against bot scrapers. Price scrapers specifically….
I see cloudflare have a bot protection option as part of their enterprise version. I have also found getastra.com has a something.
Does anyone have any suggestions, experience with a decent WAF?
I'm pretty familiar with CloudFlare because a good number of our customers use their services so I wanted to provide you with some resources that they have available that deal with bot and data scraping.
This first section of their site deals with data scraping:
They have ScrapeShield, which might be worth looking into:
I have not personally used CloudFlare, but I wanted to provide you with a few resources since you mentioned them.
For my own servers, I use iptables and I haven't run into any bot or data scraping issues as of yet. You can configure iptables pretty specifically and we have a guide in our library that discusses this in detail: