CDN Security & DDoS Protection

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StormIT team helps organizations protect their websites and applications against all commonly known attacks and exploits by leveraging the protection of AWS Edge Services, such as Amazon CloudFront, AWS Shield, AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF). These services work seamlessly together to create a flexible, layered security perimeter and Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack protection.

Run your applications with the most secure cloud environment available today

Comprehensive Security and DDoS protection with StormIT Deployment Architecture 

StormIT provides secure, anti-DDoS and high-performing AWS infrastructure for your websites and applications.


We offer AWS Edge Services in our StormIT bundles. The pricing of these bundles is mainly based on your monthly data transfer and we provide special pricing for organizations transferring as little as 1 TB of data per month.

Amazon CloudFront Security

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With CloudFront CDN as the “front door” to your application and infrastructure, you are moving the primary attack surface away from your critical content, data, code and infrastructure.

SSL/TLS Encryptions and HTTPS

With CloudFront, content, APIs or applications can be delivered over HTTPS using the latest version Transport Layer Security (TLSv1.3) to encrypt and secure communication between viewer clients and CloudFront.


You can use AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) to easily create a custom SSL certificate and deploy it to your CloudFront distribution for free. 

Access Control

Restrict access to your content through a number of capabilities.


With Signed URLs and Signed Cookies, you can support Token Authentication to restrict access to only authenticated viewers.


Through geo-restriction capability, you can prevent users in specific geographic locations from accessing content.


CloudFront infrastructure and processes are all compliant with PCI-DSS Level 1, HIPAA, and ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001:2013, 27017:2015, 27018:2019, SOC (1, 2 and 3), FedRAMP Moderate and more to ensure secure delivery for sensitive data.

Origin Shield and CDN DDoS Protection

Web applications often need to contend with spikes in traffic during peak periods of activity.


By using Amazon CloudFront, the volume of application origin requests is automatically reduced. Content is stored in CloudFront’s edge and regional caches and only fetched from origins when needed. This also helps with preventing DDoS attacks. 

AWS Web Application Firewall (AWS WAF)


Protects your website and application against all commonly known application-layer attacks and exploits.

Intelligent Protection

AWS WAF rule propagation and updates take under a minute. WAF  rules can inspect any part of the web request with minimal latency.


AWS WAF can filter any part of the web request, such as IP addresses, HTTP headers, HTTP body, or URI strings. This allows you to block common attack patterns, such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting or bad bots. 

Managed Rules

With Managed Rules for your AWS WAF, you can quickly get started and protect your web application or APIs against common threats. Managed rules are automatically updated so you can spend more time building applications.

The AWS WAF is a fully managed service, so you don’t have to worry about scaling and updates/patches.

Application Layer DDoS Mitigation Service

AWS WAF helps detect and mitigate web application layer DDoS attacks by inspecting traffic. Application layer DDoS attacks use well-formed but malicious requests to evade mitigation and consume application resources.


You can define custom rules or use AWS Managed Rules that contain a set of conditions, rules, and actions to block attacking traffic.

AWS Shield - DDoS Security Solution


AWS Shield Standard is a cloud DDoS protection service and it's always-on detection and mitigation system automatically scrubs bad traffic at Layer 3 and 4 to protect your application. Over 99% of infrastructure layer attacks detected by AWS Shield Standard are automatically mitigated in less than 1 second.


Automated Protection

AWS Shield Standard is giving underlying AWS services automated protection against common, frequently occurring infrastructure attacks. It uses techniques like deterministic packet filtering, and priority based traffic shaping to automatically mitigate basic network layer attacks.

Traffic Monitoring

AWS Shield Standard inspects incoming traffic to your network and applies a combination of traffic signatures, anomaly algorithms, and other analysis techniques to detect malicious traffic. 

Global threat dashboard provides general information about DDoS attacks on the AWS network. 

Advanced DDoS Attack Protection

For higher levels of protection against attacks targeting your applications, you can subscribe to AWS Shield Advanced.

AWS Shield Advanced provides additional detection and mitigation against large and sophisticated DDoS attacks and near real-time visibility into attacks.

How can we help?

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What Customers Say About Us


StormIT has proven to be excellent AWS partner in terms of CloudFront offerings, reaction, transparency and pricing. Personally, I was very satisfied with fast support response and quickly resolving any issues we had. "

Tomislav Rašeta, DevOps Engineer

Sedmi Odjel d.o.o.

Still not convinced?

Here is why you should choose StormIT as your secure content delivery provider:

We have consistent, reliable, and strong customer service.


The customer is a true partner, not a number.


We have a friendly approach and responsive communication.


Extremely helpful and friendly approach from our certified professionals.


Professional and efficient service.


Ability to fully understand customer challenges and deliver the required solution.

Not sure if you are protected well enough against DDoS attacks?