MGT WAF - Web Application Firewall

MGT WAF is a managed web application firewall on top of AWS WAF that protects
your Magento shop against common web exploits that may affect availability,
compromise security, or consume excessive resources.

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MGT WAF - Benefits

Security is very important, especially for the business owner who runs a Magento shop.
The Web Application Firewall filters malicious traffic before it reaches your Magento shop.

DDoS Attack Mitigation

Mitigation against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks
to prevent downtime.

SQL-Injection Protection

SQL-Injections on query parameters, headers, inputs
and body data are filtered.

Cross-Site Scripting Protection

Protection against Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.

Linux Attacks

Request patterns are blocked associated with exploitation of vulnerabilities specific to Linux, including LFI attack.


Protection against brute-force
HTTP flood attacks, which affect the performance and availability of your shop.

Real-time Visibility

Provides near real-time metrics and raw requests captures that include information about IP addresses, geolocations, URIs, user agent,
and referrers.

Country Blocking

Traffic from unwanted countries can be blocked.

Bot and IP Blocking

Bad Bots and IPs can be easily blocked.

Automatic WAF updates

Updates against new attacks are automatically applied.

Magento Backend IP Restriction

Allow access to your Magento backend only to whitelisted IPs.

Magento Module

Manage the blocked IPs, countries, bots, and list of whitelisted IPs in your Magento backend.

Fully Managed and Supported

MGT WAF is fully managed and supported by us.

Real-Time Visibility

Real-time metrics and captures raw requests that include details about IP addresses,
geo-locations, URIs, User-Agent and Referers are displayed in real-time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Which Magento versions are supported?

All Magento 1 and 2 versions are supported.

Q: Do I have to set up anything on my own?

No, we offer MGT WAF as a turnkey solution. We set up all WAF rules and install and configure our Magento 2 module for your shop. You don't have to worry about anything.

Q: Is CloudFlare still needed when using MGT WAF?

Cloudflare is not needed any longer because MGT WAF offers more features and protection than Cloudflare does.

Q: Does MGT WAF helps me to become PCI compliant?

Yes, with MGT WAF, you are protected against the common web exploits, which is a requirement of getting PCI compliant.

Q: How does MGT WAF protect my Magento shop?

MGT Web Application Firewall (WAF) is a service on top of AWS WAF which is tightly integrated with the Application Load Balancer (ALB). MGT WAF is attached to the ALB and filters malicious traffic before it reaches your server on which your Magento shop is running.

Magento security is important! With a WAF for Magento open sources, you can prevent a wide range of attacks. The Open Web Application Security Project (owasp top) is an online community that provides freel articles, docu, and tools in the field of web application security. Most important is an WAF to protect Magento attacks including injection attacks.