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February 19, 2021
Google Cloud Armor Adaptive Protection is available in Public Preview. Adaptive Protection builds machine-learning models that help you protect your Google Cloud applications, websites, and services against L7 distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
December 16, 2020
Google Cloud Armor Managed Protection Plus tier is now available in public preview.
December 15, 2020
Third-party named IP address lists are now in general availability. Note that when Google Cloud Armor Managed Protection Plus tier is in general availability, your ability to use third-party named IP address lists will be affected by which Managed Protection tier your projects are in.
The following new WAF rules have been added in public preview:
- Method enforcement
- Scanner detection
- Protocol attack
- PHP injection attack
- Session fixation
December 03, 2020
The Google Cloud Armor documentation set has been reorganized. Key updates include:
August 31, 2020
Google Cloud Armor Managed Protection Plus Tier is in Beta. Managed Protection Plus Tier offers a monthly subscription that includes all of the features of Standard Tier, and bundles Google Cloud Armor WAF policy, rules, HTTP request usage, and named IP lists.
Pre-configured rules for local file inclusion (LFI), remote file inclusion (RFI), and remote code execution (RCE) are now in General Availability.
June 23, 2020
Promotional pricing for Google Cloud Armor is extended to July 31, 2020.
May 27, 2020
Error correction: Beta flag removed from feature Google Cloud Armor with Cloud CDN. This feature was released with the status General Availabiliity.
April 15, 2020
Google Cloud Armor support for CDN origins and hybrid origins is now available in General Availability.
April 13, 2020
Update to rules language syntax. Adds support for the CEL 'has' macro so that Google Cloud Armor check for absence of a header in the 'request.headers' map.
March 31, 2020
March 30, 2020
March 17, 2020
Custom rules language, pre-configured WAF rules, and geography-based access controls are now in General Availability.
November 22, 2019
Custom rules language, pre-configured WAF rules, and geography-based access controls are in public Beta.
October 24, 2019
Custom rules language, pre-configured WAF rules, and geography-based access controls are in private Beta.
June 18, 2019
December 06, 2018
Google Cloud Armor monitoring is available in GA.
December 03, 2018
Google Cloud Armor deny lists and allow lists are available in GA.
Google Cloud Armor security policies cannot be attached to backend services that are configured to use the HTTP/2 protocol.
March 19, 2018
Google Cloud Armor allow lists are available in Beta.
Google Cloud Armor deny lists and allow lists are available in Beta.
September 27, 2017
Google Cloud Armor deny lists and allow lists are available in Private Beta.
May 15, 2017
Google Cloud Armor deny lists and allow lists are available in Alpha.