White Paper: Shoring up Web Application Defenses

Learn how client IP reputation intelligence lets you block more web application threats in this white paper from Akamai.

What you need to know:

  • Rate controls, a web application firewall (WAF) and client reputation data are used together for multi-layered web application security.
  • A web application firewall focuses on incoming payloads to identify attacks.
  • Client reputation focuses on the source of the requests, identifying IP addresses that have gained a bad reputation for malicious activity at other sites.

What you’ll learn:

  • What can rate controls do and what can’t they do?
  • Why do so many organizations have improperly installed WAFs?
  • How to know whether to block or not to block each of thousands of web requests?
  • Two essential capabilities made possible by client reputation data