Kona Site Defender

For organizations that do business online, Kona Site Defender provides broad protection for critical web applications against the largest and most sophisticated DDoS and web application attacks. KSD includes robust security protections for websites and APIs, updated by the industry’s best threat research team to help organizations to keep up with evolving security threats. Organizations can customize KSD protections for their unique application requirements. KSD is an integral part of Akamai’s edge security solutions, which allow organizations to increase the security posture as their business requires or the shifting threat activity may demand. They can do so either independently or using Akamai managed security services.


Protect websites and web applications from DoS and DDoS attacks with the massive scale and capacity of the Akamai’s Intelligent Platform™


Maintain website availability and performance during DDoS attacks through Akamai’s globally-distributed architecture


Reduce the risk of data breach with a highly scalable and high-performance web application firewall


Reduce capital and operational costs associated with web security by leveraging Akamai’s cloud security service


Adapt to a changing threat landscape with security rules continuously refined and updated by Akamai’s Threat Intelligence Team