Akamai Cloud Security Intro

Cloud Security Solutions

Secure websites and data centers to reduce the risk of downtime and data theft

Online threats are constantly changing. Offering protection against the largest and most sophisticated attacks, Akamai helps you safeguard your websites and other Internet-facing applications from the risks of downtime and data theft. Built on the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, Akamai’s cloud data security solutions provide the scale to stop the largest Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) and web application attacks without reducing performance, as well as intelligence into the latest threats and the expertise to adapt to shifting tactics and attack vectors.

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Website Protection

  • Kona Site Defender

    Integrated protection for websites and APIs against sophisticated DDoS and web application attacks

    • Reduces risks of downtime, data theft and website defacement
    • Protects against the largest DoS and DDoS attacks
    • Protects against web attacks such as SQL injection, XSS and RFI
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  • Web Application Protector

    Powerfully simple website protection against DDoS and web application attacks

    • Reduces risks of downtime, data theft, and website defacement
    • Protects against web attacks and DDoS
    • Implements rule updates automatically
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  • Bot Manager

    Advanced strategies to flexibly manage the long-term business and IT impact of bots

    • Provides visibility into the amount of bot traffic accessing your site
    • Improves user experience by reducing the impact of bots on the web during peak traffic hours
    • Prevents price and content scraping
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  • Fast DNS

    Cloud-based DNS for improved performance, availability and resiliency against DDoS attacks

    • Improves DNS response by up to 75 percent
    • Improve availability of DNS services for global users
    • Protects DNS infrastructure against the largest DDoS attacks
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  • Kona DDoS Defender

    Managed DDoS protection service for critical websites and web applications

    • Reduces risk of downtime for critical websites
    • Protects against the largest DoS and DDoS attacks
    • Fast mitigation by Akamai’s 24x7 security operations center
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  • Client Reputation

    Stop malicious clients before they can attack, based on Akamai’s visibility into prior behavior of individual IP addresses

    • Additional layer of defense for Kona Site Defender based on recent client behavior
    • Leverages Akamai’s visibility into attacks against other customers
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  • Site Shield

    Origin defense by cloaking websites and web infrastructure

    • Ensures web traffic goes through the Akamai Intelligent Platform
    • Complements Kona DDoS Defender to help prevent attackers from targeting the origin
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Infrastructure Protection

  • Enterprise Application Access

    Simple, secure access to applications behind the firewall

    • Centralize your security and access control
    • Keep all users off of your network and make your applications invisible to the Internet
    • Complete auditing and reporting of user activity
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  • Enterprise Threat Protector

    Proactive protection against zero-day malware

    • Get proactive protection vs. reactive mitigation
    • Instant protection without complexity or hardware
    • Quick and uniform enforcement of Acceptable Use Policy
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  • Prolexic Solutions

    Expert mitigation against the broadest range of DDoS attacks with industry-leading SLAs

    • Reduces business risks posed by the threat of DDoS attack
    • Maintains availability of Internet-facing applications
    • Fast mitigation by Akamai’s 24x7 SOC, with time-to-mitigate SLA
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