Rate Limiting definition in Cybersecurity

Rate Limiting is a security measure used to control the amount of incoming and outgoing traffic to or from a network or application. By limiting the rate at which requests are allowed to process, it can prevent denial-of-service attacks and protect against brute-force login attempts.

Open source or Free solutions

  1. Nginx
  2. HAProxy

Paying solutions

  1. Cloudflare
  2. AWS WAF