Kona DDoS Defender

Managed DDoS protection service for critical websites and web applications

Kona DDoS Defender helps organizations better protect their websites from DoS and DDoS attacks. Built on the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, Kona DDoS Defender can stop even the largest DDoS attacks at the edge of the network before they reach your application. Kona DDoS Defender comes with managed attack response provided by Akamai’s 24x7 global Security Operations Center and can be enhanced with Site Shield to cloak the application origin.

Additional Resources

  • Making DDoS Mitigation Part of Your Incident Response Plan: Critical Steps and Best Practices

    When your Internet-facing network comes under DDoS attack, does your entire organization panic - or does everyone know exactly what to do? Akamai has released an executive white paper on critical steps and best practices for adding DDoS mitigation to a corporate incident response plan.

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  • White Paper: Comparing Approaches for Web, DNS, and Infrastructure Security

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  • White Paper: Strategies for Cyber-Attack Protection – Managed Web Security Services

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  • White Paper: The Cost of Denial-of-Service Attacks

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  • State of the Internet – Security Reports

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  • Case Study: Financial Services Firms Defend Against DDOS Attacks

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  • E-book: Threats and Mitigations - A Guide to Multi-Layered Web Security

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