Web Application Protector offers automated WAF and DDoS protections that simplify the task of securing your web applications. With Web Application Protector, Akamai threat researchers combine advanced machine learning algorithms with visibility into attacks against thousands of customers to keep up with the latest threats, continuously refining security and transparently updating your configuration without any intervention required.
Web Application Protector includes:
- Instant (0-second) mitigation of network-layer DDoS attacks
- Customizable rate controls to block application-layer DDoS attacks within seconds
- Curated WAF rules updated by Akamai threat researchers to keep up with the latest threats
- Automated WAF management model removes operational overhead from protecting web applications - Automated API inspection protects APIs from web application attacks
- Origin cloaking to prevent direct-to-origin attacks from bypassing Edge-based defenses
- Granular attack visibility and reporting with executive-level dashboards and in-depth security analytics