AWS Shield


AWS Shield is an Amazon Web Services that provides always on Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) protection for Applications running on AWS.

AWS Shield is available in two versions:

Both use work in conjunction with AWS CloudFront and AWS Application Load Balancer providing protection from SYN-SENT attacks

AWS Shield Standard helps protect all AWS customers, you get particular benefit if you are using AWS CloudFront and AWS Route 53. These services receive comprehensive availability protection against all known infrastructure (Network Layer and Transport Layer) attacks.

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