Akamai Web Application Protector, Kona Site Defender
Cambridge, Mass.-based Akamai announced the launch of Web Application Protector at RSA 2017. The Web Application Protector solution, part of the Akamai Web Security Solutions portfolio, provides protection against DDoS attacks without having to configure and maintain a web application firewall by adding application layer protections, DDoS protections, custom rules and self-service capabilities that are monitored and continuously updated by Akamai. Akamai also announced updates to its Kona Site Defender, adding new API protections against known vulnerabilities, excessive rates of calls and slow POSTs. The company also added SIEM integrations to Kona Site Defender.