owl WAF vs Shield Security
owl WAF - Cloud-based Web Application Firewall€ 10 / month
Brand and business4.0/5
Ease of use5.0/5
Website Application Firewall features4.5/5
- An online security company founded in May 2018. The owl power EUROPE team mostly focuses on European customers and WordPress. They have strategic partnerships with the biggest online security brands.
- Price: € 10 per month or € 89 per year. 3 months FREE incentive to purchase a yearly plan.
- Requires just a server-side connection, done by owl WAF support team under 5 minutes. No setup, no configuration, no alerts, no interventions are needed. Fully managed service by the owl WAF security experts.
- Offers a blazing-fast AND real-time preventative security feature against XSS/SQL INJECTIONS, CODE UPLOADS, DOS and DDOS PROTECTION, stopping SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY and CONTENT GRABBING.
- Unparalleled cloud compatibility, working with top CMS, eshop systems, frameworks and website builders. Compatibility list supported by strategic partnerships.
- Cloud-based Web Application Firewall requires public access to the protected domain. Cannot be used inside private networks or DMZ.
- Per domain licensing can be costly for big portfolio agencies or corporate customers. Volume discounts can be requested only via direct contact.
- Fully managed service also means that you need to request each time customer support to whitelist a new 3rd party integration or IP/location/device.
- Fully managed service also means NO alerts, NO reports, NO emails, NO SMS/tweet/pings. The monthly report can be requested for FREE.
- Has no other features than a real-time firewall.
Shield Security: Protection with Smarter Automation$1.00 p/m
Brand and business2.5/5
Ease of use2.8/5
Website Application Firewall features1.5/5
- The Exclusive Vulnerability Scanner, does all the hard work, letting you get on with your own work.
- Half the battle in a security breach is knowing about it. If you wait for 24hrs before you’re alerted, it’s probably already too late. Just have a dedicated person jump on those alerts immediately.
- Price: unmatched by any other competitor. Almost free. Yet it costs.
- It’ll alert you to vulnerable plugins and themes, and automatically upgrade them for you.
- Imagine a severe security urgency. Then consider the following options to act upon your urgent notification: "You have a wealth of documentation ready at your fingertips, and further guidance is just an email away any time you need it."
- False positives and unwanted notification because: "The exclusive Plugins/Themes scanner will detect all changes to your files at any time of the day or night."
- Buzzkill for premium plugins and saved configurations: "Shield lets you to instantly re-install suspect plugins using guided wizards that make recovery easy."
- DB bloat: "Unlimited audit trail. Review site activity as far back as you need".