Kona Site Defender

Kona Site Defender is evolving to Akamai’s next-level WAAP solution: App & API Protector

Having Kona Site Defender work for us 24/7 has been fantastic. It lets us sleep at night and lets us not have to worry, and we know Akamai is there monitoring threats.

Gerry Taylor, AVP Technology Engineering Manager

Fight the biggest threats against your apps and APIs

Innovate and protect with unmatched insight

Harness unmatched visibility into attack data: 178B WAAP rule triggers analyzed daily.

Secure every application and API, anywhere

Resolve modern WAAP problems with cloud-agnostic security that’s automated and adaptive.

Empower DevOps teams to manage your WAAP, your way

Automate app and API security with Akamai APIs, the CLI, and Terraform integration.

Web application defense: Intelligent. Automated. Accurate.

Adaptive & self-tuning

Dynamic protection and self-tuning machine learning reduce effort and false positives.

API discovery & security

Stay ahead of new, unknown, and changing APIs with the first edge-based WAAP to have API discovery.

Actionable insights

Investigate and triage attacks. Continuous real-time monitoring with easy dashboards and alerts.

Flexible management

Automate your protections with Akamai or take full control.

Zero-second SLA

Instantly drop network-layer DDoS attacks. Respond to application-layer attacks within seconds.

High configurability

Flexible operations support complex environments that need greater control.


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