As your organization’s security requirements grow, it becomes difficult to manage all the perimeter security technologies. To simplify the management of cloud-based network security, we can use Azure Firewall Manager and its centralized management dashboard to gain visibility and centrally configure capabilities for Azure Firewall, Azure WAF and DDoS Protection technologies. In this blog we will specifically focus on using Azure Firewall Manager for WAF Policy Management and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection plan management. For more details on Network Security Management with Azure Firewall Manager, please refer to this blogAZ-FWM-Blog.
Azure Firewall Manager is a security management service that provides central security policy and route management for cloud-based security perimeters. Azure Firewall Manager has been available for managing Firewall policies, and now Azure Firewall Manager also centrally manages Azure WAF policies and DDoS protection Plans. Azure Firewall Manager features are:
Hierarchical Firewall policies
Centralized route management
Multi Region availability
Integration with third-party security-as-a-service providers
Centralized WAF Policy Management
Manage DDoS Protection plans for your virtual networks