Akamai unveiled Malware Protection, shielding web applications and APIs from malicious uploads.
The solution expands Akamai’s web application and API protection, detecting and blocking malware at the edge, preventing it from reaching targeted systems where it can detonate and spread.
Malware Protection addresses the growing problem of malware embedded in files uploaded to web applications. The solution provides a modern approach to protection, inspecting files uploaded to applications and APIs on the Akamai Intelligent Edge network, detecting and blocking malware at the edge.
The malware scanning engine is hosted completely on the Akamai Intelligent Edge, no installation and no changes in application code are required by the customers.
Malware is blocked at the edge, Malware Protection also provides a better security outcome, isolating threats from targeted origins.