Stop DDoS attacks with the fastest, most effective defense — at scale.

With Akamai’s capacity and intelligence, we can mitigate attacks that sometimes exceed 400 gigabits per second and recover almost immediately.

Arash Haghighi, Senior Manager of IT Infrastructure and Security

Fight the biggest, baddest, bandwidth-busting assaults

Mitigate risk with a proven platform

We’ve blocked some of the largest attacks in history: 1.44 Tbps, 809 Mpps — to name a few.

Reduce attack surfaces proactively

Stop attacks instantly through our zero-second SLA. Now that’s fast.

Strengthen incident response 24/7

Rely on our 200+ frontline SOCC defenders before, during, and after an attack.

Hybrid cloud protection — minus the complexity

High-capacity protection

200+ Tbps Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform and Prolexic’s 20 anycast global scrubbing centers with 10+ Tbps of dedicated capacity.

Unified security posture

Apply DDoS mitigation policies consistently, regardless of where applications are hosted.

Intelligent defense stack

Mitigation controls dynamically scale capacity to stop attacks across IPv4 & IPv6 traffic flows.

Positive security model

Mitigation controls are customized to your network traffic profiles to block attacks — instantly.

Broad, unrivaled SLAs

Industry-leading zero-second mitigation. 100% platform availability. Plus more comprehensive SLAs.

Flexible service delivery

Protect hybrid origins with flexible connectivity and integration options.


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  • Industry-specific threats and attack trends

  • Akamai’s DDoS insights backed by our team of 300+ security researchers

  • Mitigation strategies personalized for your organization’s attack surface

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