Kona Web Application Firewall provides always-on and highly-scalable protection against web application attacks including SQL injections, cross-site scripting, and remote file inclusion – while keeping application performance high. An embedded process within the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, it inspects every HTTP and HTTPS request, detecting and blocking threats to web applications before they reach the data center. Kona Web Application Firewall taps Akamai’s cloud intelligence to continuously refine web security rules for known website attacks and respond to new web security threats as they emerge.
77Agency is one of the first companies in Europe to be awarded the status of Akamai Global NetAlliance Partner, and can now offer Akamai’s cloud-based web optimizing services alongside our new media marketing services.
Akamai® provides market-leading, cloud-based services for optimizing Web and mobile content and applications, online HD video, and secure e-commerce. Combining highly-distributed, energy-efficient computing with intelligent software, Akamai’s global platform is transforming the cloud into a more viable place to inform, entertain, advertise, transact and collaborate.
How Akamai Intelligent Platform Works
The Platform is made up of over one hundred thousand servers, deployed in over 75 countries and spanning the most important networks within the Internet, a single network hop away from 90% of Internet users. These servers are all controlled by Akamai software that is constantly monitoring Internet conditions, which allows the platform to:
Identify, absorb, and block security threats
Provide instant device-level detection and optimization
Make decisions based on comprehensive knowledge of network conditions
Present unprecedented business and technical insights