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According to Gartner, cloud-based WAFs will protect half of all web applications by 2020, far surpassing new stand-alone WAF hardware deployments.
|“||Cloud-based WAF service built to be multitenant and cloud-based from the beginning, could avoid costly maintenance of legacy code in the long term. It also provides a competitive advantage with faster release cycles and rapid implementation of innovative features."
– Gartner 2017
Gartner named Akamai a Leader in their 2017 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls.
A web application firewall is an essential element in your defense against application-layer attacks, which pose an ever-greater threat to productivity and security.
The Akamai approach to WAF combines:
- An anomaly detection model
- A repeatable testing framework to measure effectiveness
- Threat intelligence to identify the latest threats
- A cloud platform for global scale
- Managed security services to help organizations better protect their websites and web applications over time
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