Cloud security has become a critical priority as organizations increasingly move data, applications and business processes online.
The rapid rise of the enterprise cloud has been matched only by the speed with which new threats to cloud security have emerged. From denial of service attacks to SQL injection and cross-site scripting to remote file inclusion, threats to cloud security have never been more sophisticated or voluminous.
To achieve effective cloud security and protect revenues, information, infrastructure and reputation, many of the world’s biggest brands choose cloud security solutions from Akamai.
Akamai is a global leader in solutions that make the Internet faster, more reliable and more secure. Akamai solutions enhance and accelerate web and mobile performance, enable efficient and flawless media content delivery, and provide superior protection against a growing number of threats to the enterprise.
Akamai’s Kona Site Defender is a powerful cloud security solution that extends security beyond the data center while maintaining performance and availability even in the face of quickly evolving threats. Kona Site Defender takes advantage of the power of the globally distributed Akamai Intelligent Platform™ to detect, identify and mitigate a DDoS attack before it can reach the origin. Kona deflects network-layer DDoS traffic and absorbs application-layer DDoS traffic at the network edge to provide highly effective
Kona Site Defender also offers a highly scalable Web Application Firewall (WAF) that protects against application-layer attacks in HTTP and HTTPS traffic.