• Standard

    • Free service that protects all AWS customers on ELB, CloudFront or Route53.

    • Protects against SYN/UDP floods, reflection attacks, and other Layer 3 / Layer 4 attacks.

  • Advanced

    • Shield Advanced provides enhanced protection for your application running behind ELB, CloudFront or Route53 against larger and more sophisticated attacks. $3000 / month.

    • Always-on, flow-based monitoring of network traffic and active application monitoring to provide near real-time notifications of DDoS attacks.

    • DDoS Response Team (DRT) to manage and mitigate DDoS attacks.

    • Protects your AWS bill against higher fees due to ELB, CloudFront and Route53 usage spikes during DDoS.

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