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Use case: AWS Shield vs WAF

AWS provides an array of services to increase your defence in depth. A common question amongst users are on the difference in use case between AWS Shield and AWS WAF. The spoiler alert is that these two are not direct alternatives to each other and therefore are not mutually exclusive. Using both will greatly increase your defence in depth.

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AWS Shield

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