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Top 5 modsecurity Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo 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.

    Project mention: How to implement WAF on Kong Ingress controller? (like ModSecurity v3) | reddit.com/r/kubernetes | 2021-05-04

    ModSecurity (v3/master): https://github.com/SpiderLabs/ModSecurity

  • GitHub repo bunkerized-nginx

    nginx Docker image secure by default.

    Project mention: bunkerized-nginx - make your web apps and APIs secured by default | dev.to | 2021-03-18

    Avoid the hassle of following security best practices each time you need a web server or reverse proxy. Bunkerized-nginx provides generic security configs, settings and tools so you don't need to do it yourself.

  • GitHub repo lua-resty-waf

    High-performance WAF built on the OpenResty stack

    Project mention: Differences beetwen lua-resty-waf and NGINX proxy manager? | reddit.com/r/nginx | 2021-04-27

    I just learned about about https://github.com/p0pr0ck5/lua-resty-waf 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.

  • GitHub repo ModSecurity-nginx

    ModSecurity v3 Nginx Connector

    Project mention: How to implement WAF on Kong Ingress controller? (like ModSecurity v3) | reddit.com/r/kubernetes | 2021-05-04

    ModSecurity Connector: https://github.com/SpiderLabs/ModSecurity-nginx

  • GitHub repo JShielder

    Hardening Script for Linux Servers/ Secure LAMP-LEMP Deployer/ CIS Benchmark

    Project mention: Automatically harden AWS instance according to CIS or other well known benchmark? | reddit.com/r/linuxadmin | 2021-04-18

    This looks pretty quick and easy: https://github.com/Jsitech/JShielder

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-05-04.


What are some of the best open-source modsecurity projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 ModSecurity 4,482
2 bunkerized-nginx 2,105
3 lua-resty-waf 1,083
4 ModSecurity-nginx 848
5 JShielder 505