Web Application Proxy definition in Cybersecurity

A Web Application Proxy serves as a gateway between external users and internal web applications. It increases the security of applications by isolating them from direct access on the internet, providing authentication and authorization services, and offering SSL offloading and pre-authentication for secure access.

Open source or Free solutions

  1. Nginx
  2. Apache HTTP Server

Paying solutions

  1. F5 BIG-IP
  2. Microsoft Forefront UAG