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ModSecurity Alternatives

ModSecurity is described as 'open source web application firewall. Working embedded in the web server, or standalone as a network appliance, it detects and prevents attacks against web applications' and is a Firewall in the network & admin category. There are six alternatives to ModSecurity for a variety of platforms, including Linux, SaaS, Microsoft Hyper-V Server, Proxmox Virtual Environment and Windows. The best alternative is Imunify360. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Naxsi or Shadow Daemon. Other great apps like ModSecurity are, CacheGuard-OS and BitMitigate.

ModSecurity alternatives are mainly WAFs but may also be Firewalls or CDNs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ModSecurity.
This page was last updated Feb 19, 2020
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • Self-Hosted

ModSecurity is an open source web application firewall. Working embedded in the web server, or standalone as a network...

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  1. Imunify360 icon


    • Linux

    Imunify360 is automated security solution, powered by AI, will protect it from infections, maintain secure kernels, and keep you in the know with relevant information.

  2. BitNinja is a multi-layered security system to block server attacks at any threat level automatically and make the troubleshooting of all security incidents easier via a self-service console.

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  3. CacheGuard-OS icon


    • Windows
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Proxmox Virtual Environment

    All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.

  4. Naxsi icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • NGINX

    NAXSI means Nginx Anti XSS & SQL Injection.

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  5. Shadow Daemon icon

    Shadow Daemon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Shadow Daemon is a collection of tools to detect, record and prevent attacks on web applications.

    Profile Management

  6. BitMitigate icon


    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Highest performing combination platform that delivers 10X improvements to page load times with enterprise-grade performance but at the fraction of the cost of commercial alternatives such as CloudFlare and SiteLock.

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