March 13, 2017
Kona Site Defender protects web sites, mobile communications, and APIs from targeted application security and Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks. The March release of Kona Site Defender brings the following improvements to the our flagship Web Application Firewall and DDoS mitigation product:
Kona Site Defender protects customers from malicious API calls using both positive and negative security models
Multiple Security Configurations
Kona Site Defender provides large organizations the ability to create multiple security configurations across divisions or geographies. Each configuration includes separate access and workflows.
Custom Rule Builder
Kona Site Defender includes a customer-accessible Custom Rule Builder, giving customers the ability to customize security configurations themselves.
IPv6 Rate Controls
DDoS and Application Attack Activity Reports
Akamai's security center now includes improved DDoS and Application Attack Activity Reports, with a 90 day window.