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Electronics
How a major electronics retailer ended the bot menace on its portal
This month
For a firm operating 300 retail stores that attract ten million shoppers a year to its website, this level of bot traffic is unsustainable. It’s risking not only lost sales and rising costs but also damage to a brand image built with huge effort over many years.
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Web application firewall
Radware recognised in KuppingerCole’s 2022 Leadership Compass report
Last month
Radware has been named a Product, Innovation, Market and Overall Leader in the 2022 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass report for Web Application Firewalls.
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Indusface
Why enhancing bot protection for web and API endpoints matters
July 2022
The trouble with bots is that they aren’t all bad. Unfortunately, this can make it challenging to detect malicious bots that find their way into your system and threaten your business.
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Data Protection
DataDome launches reimagined, fully compliant CAPTCHA
July 2022
DataDome has announced enhancements to its solution with the launch of its newly integrated and reimagined CAPTCHA.
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Bots
Radware announces enhanced Bot Manager with crypto mitigation algorithms
July 2022
The solution aims to help disrupt attack automation and further exhaust bad actors' resources and motivation to attack.
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Cloud
Radware expands partnership with eCommerce company
May 2022
Radware has made a million-dollar deal with a leading, multinational eCommerce company, expanding its existing relationship with the customer.
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Cybersecurity
Asia Pacific plagued by sophisticated bad bots - report
May 2022
The three most common bot attacks were account takeover, content or price scraping, and scalping to obtain limited-availability items.
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Cybersecurity
The 'A-B-C' of effective application security
May 2022
Software applications have been a key tool for businesses for decades, but the way they are designed and operated has changed during the past few years.
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Cybersecurity
Global bot security market to reach US$2.5 billion by 2032
May 2022
The global bot security market to reach US$2.5 billion by 2032 driven by a growing need for cyber security, according to a new report.
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Sustainable IT
Can bots succeed where humans have failed in sustainability?
April 2022
People want businesses to turn talk into action, and believe technology can help businesses succeed where people have failed.  
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Bots
Forrester names Akamai Leader in 2022 bot management report
April 2022
Akamai has announced that Forrester has named it a Leader in its 2022 Bot Management Wave report, acknowledging the company’s standout vision.
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Cyber attacks
Cyber attacks on the rise due to skyrocketing bot traffic
March 2022
Cyberattacks, especially automated ones, of all kinds are on the rise, primarily due to skyrocketing bot traffic.
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Cybersecurity
Increase in holiday bot attacks, new type of Grinch Bot uncovered
December 2021
"The level of sophistication we are witnessing within the botting community is at an all-time high as they continue to collaborate and improve upon their methods to conduct online fraud and generate profits through the use of malicious automation."
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Cloud
Kasada raises $23m, continues to revolutionise bot security
December 2021
The company states it plan to use the Series C funding to further accelerate its sales and grow its development, support and marketing departments.
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Cybersecurity
Businesses losing the war against bad bots - report
October 2021
Kasada has announced the findings of its 2021 State of Bot Mitigation Survey report. 
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Cybersecurity
Networked bot attacks increase as human-initiated attack levels fall
September 2021
A new report reveals that bot attack volumes grew 41% year over year, with human-initiated attacks falling 29% in the first half of 2021. 
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Cybersecurity
Bad bots make up 40% of all traffic - the increase of automated attacks
September 2021
Barracuda has released key findings into bad bots and the ways automated attacks are evolving. 
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Cybersecurity
Businesses losing up to $250 million every year from bot attacks - report
August 2021
Netacea has announced results from a new report revealing the high price businesses pay due to bot traffic.
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Artificial Intelligence
Genesys integrates AI into the Cloud CX contact centre platform
August 2021
Customer experience orchestration company Genesys integrates AI features into the Genesys Cloud CX platform.
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Application Security
Bad bots, broken APIs and supply chain attacks biggest challenge facing organisations
June 2021
More needs to be done to protect against application security threats, particularly newer threats like bot attacks, API attacks, and supply chain attacks. 
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Cybersecurity
Kasada launches new defenses against bot attacks
March 2021
Kasada has announced the general availability of its new V2 platform in a bid to address the increasing sophistication of bot attacks.
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IT Risk
Netacea launches global partner programme to bring bot mitigation to more
December 2020
The programme will see Netacea work with providers that are looking to offer a more complete security solution, with the partner acting as referrer while Netacea provides the technology and works directly with the customer to implement the solution.
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Distributed Denial of Service
Bad Bots and DDoS fuel record cyber risk
November 2020
"How many attackers are going to hide within this expected traffic spike?"
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Cybersecurity
How to keep APIs secure from bot attacks
August 2020
Despite rapid and widespread deployment, APIs remain poorly protected and automated threats are mounting. Personally identifiable information (PII), payment card details and business-critical services are at risk due to bot attacks.