akamai-previewThis Monday (on February 25, 2013), Akamai Technologies, one of the leading providers of global platforms for streaming media and web optimization solutions, announced that they have upgraded some of the features of Kona Site Defender. Kona Site Defender is part of the Akamai Kona Security Solutions family which is always-on cloud-based web security solution, designed to protect an enterprise’s most critical online business functions against attacks.

Security Business Vice President of Akamai Technologies, John Summers stated that, “The threat landscape is constantly evolving and web security professionals need a solution that can keep pace with the array of challenges they face every day. Customers that have deployed Kona Site Defender have been able to deal effectively with these new adversaries, new tools and new attacks. Mitigating the Operation Ababil attacks that began in September 2012 are just one example of our success.”

At its end, Akamai announced that it was extremely happy to announce this new feature upgrades that are designed to add greater intelligence, flexibility and simplicity to the defense of websites.