Kona Site Defender

Integrated website protection against DDoS and web application attacks

Kona Site Defender combines automated DDoS mitigation with a highly scalable and accurate WAF to protect websites from a wide range of online threats, including network- and application-layer DDoS, SQL injection and XSS attacks – without compromising the user experience. Kona Site Defender can stop the largest attacks and leverages Akamai’s visibility into global web traffic to help organizations respond to the latest threats.

Additional Resources

  • Improving Web Application Security: The Akamai Approach to WAF

    Many organizations have web application firewall solutions deployed today. However, these deployments often fail to meet their initial expectations in terms of effectiveness, ease of management and impact on protected web applications.

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  • 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: Weighing Risk Against the Total Cost of a Data Breach

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  • White Paper: Strategies for CyberAttack 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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  • Threat Advisories

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  • Case Study: Data Breach Defense For Financial Services

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  • Case Study: Akamai Security For Media

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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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