Kona Web Application Firewall

Application-layer defense to protect against data theft through attacks like SQL injections and cross-site scripts

Kona Web Application Firewall provides always-on and highly-scalable protection against web application attacks including SQL injections, cross-site scripting, and remote file inclusion – while keeping application performance high. An embedded process within the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, it inspects every HTTP and HTTPS request, detecting and blocking threats to web applications before they reach the data center. Kona Web Application Firewall taps Akamai's cloud intelligence to continuously refine web security rules for known website attacks and respond to new web security threats as they emerge.

Kona Web Application Firewall Key Benefits

  • Reduce the risk of data breach with a highly-scalable and globally-distributed web application firewall
  • Innovate faster by protecting in front of the application with a cloud-based web security solution
  • Simplify web security with pre-defined application-layer controls that are easily configurable
  • Adapt to a changing threat landscape with security rules continuously refined and updated by Akamai's Threat Intelligence Team
  • Reduce capital and operational costs associated with web security by leveraging Akamai's cloud security service