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With limited security expertise, protecting your web applications is a daunting task. Web Application Protector provides automated web application firewall (WAF) and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection that’s designed to offload the complexity associated with a traditional WAF. Easy to deploy and manage, Web Application Protector is backed by the scale and reliability of the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform ― so you worry less about threats and focus more on growing your business.
Signal Sciences' next-gen web application firewall (WAF) and runtime application self protection (RASP) increase security and maintain reliability without sacrificing velocity - all at the lowest total cost of ownership.
Akamai Web Application Protector is ranked 22nd in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 1 review while Signal Sciences is ranked 26th in Web Application Firewall (WAF). Akamai Web Application Protector is rated 7.0, while Signal Sciences is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Akamai Web Application Protector writes "Effective, feature-rich, and reliable, but they don't provide a free tier like Cloudflare". On the other hand, Akamai Web Application Protector is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Akamai Kona DDoS Defender, Azure Front Door and NGINX App Protect, whereas Signal Sciences is most compared with AWS WAF, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Azure Web Application Firewall, Wallarm NG WAF and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway.
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