ModSecurity-nginx VS lua-resty-waf

Compare ModSecurity-nginx vs lua-resty-waf and see what are their differences.


High-performance WAF built on the OpenResty stack (by p0pr0ck5)
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ModSecurity-nginx lua-resty-waf
1 1
926 1,112
2.6% -
3.2 1.4
6 months ago about 2 months ago
Perl Perl
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of ModSecurity-nginx. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-04.


Posts with mentions or reviews of lua-resty-waf. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-04-27.
  • Differences beetwen lua-resty-waf and NGINX proxy manager?
    2 projects | | 27 Apr 2021
    I just learned about about while looking into the topic how to secure my reverse proxy server, besides that I only read that this is pretty much NGINX security enhanced with some extra plugins and performance tweaks, other than that don't know nothing about it.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ModSecurity-nginx and lua-resty-waf you can also consider the following projects:

coraza-waf - Coraza WAF is a golang modsecurity compatible web application firewall library

ModSecurity - ModSecurity is an open source, cross platform web application firewall (WAF) engine for Apache, IIS and Nginx that is developed by Trustwave's SpiderLabs. It has a robust event-based programming language which provides protection from a range of attacks against web applications and allows for HTTP traffic monitoring, logging and real-time analysis. With over 10,000 deployments world-wide, ModSecurity is the most widely deployed WAF in existence.