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Web Application Protector

Web Application Protector is evolving to Akamai’s next-level WAAP solution: App & API Protector

Faced with a growing number of online threats, we felt the need to seek out a specialist that could help us provide extra layers of protection for our customers’ data. Akamai, and the Web Application Protector solution, offer exactly the support we were looking for.

Thomas Demann, General Manager of IT

Do more with less: powerful app & API security on autopilot

Protect your web apps and APIs effortlessly

Let our advanced machine learning analyze and improve your security posture 24/7.

Detect threats with crowdsourced intelligence

Maximize your security investment. Get smart insights from 290 TB of daily attack data.

Deploy and manage in a few clicks, pain-free

No need to exhaust finances, technical expertise, and in-house resources to deploy or manage.

Simple. Intelligent. Effective.

Rapid onboarding

In 30 minutes or less, you can integrate and deploy security configurations — all in a few clicks.

Adaptive security

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

API discovery & inspection

Stay ahead of unknown APIs. Automatically inspect JSON & XML requests for malicious payloads.

100% automatic updates

Never miss an update. Get automatic updates to help prevent SQLi, XSS, LFI, and more.

Zero-second DDoS mitigation

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

Built-in performance

Your websites, apps & APIs perform their best even if under attack — a perk of being on our CDN.


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