Bad Bots on the Rise: 6 Lessons for Website Defenders

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Rami Essaid, CEO of Distil Networks, David Monahan, Research Director at Enterprise Management Associates

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Did you know that 16.1% of bad bots now masquerade as mobile devices? Or that bad bot traffic is up 36.43% on the world’s largest site since 2015? Distil Networks has produced their fourth annual Bad Bot Report. It's the IT Security Industry's most in-depth analysis on the sources, types, and sophistication levels of 2016’s bot attacks -- and there are serious implications for anyone responsible for securing websites and APIs. Bad bots are expanding at an epidemic rate creating a scourge across the Internet. Bots are the primary culprits behind widespread attack vectors including web scraping, competitive data mining, account takeovers, transaction fraud, unauthorized vulnerability scans, spam, man-in-the-middle attacks, digital ad fraud, API abuse, and application denial of service. Register today to gain actionable insights on how to defend your websites and APIs for the coming year of automated threats. Join David Monahan, Research Director, Security and Risk Management at Enterprise Management Associates, and Rami Essaid, CEO of Distil Networks as they dive into the data to reveal: - 6 high-risk threats every IT security pro must protect against - The top OWASP Automated Threats you need to start tracking right now - How bad bot activity varies based on your industry and your vulnerability profile - The worst offending bad bot countries, ISPs, mobile operators, and hosting providers Register today to gain actionable insights on how to defend your websites and APIs for the coming year’s onslaught of automated threats. Bonus: All registrants will receive a copy of Distil Networks 2017 Bad Bot Landscape Report, presentation slides, and a copy of the EMA White Paper: Bot Defense: Insights Into Basic and Advanced Techniques for Thwarting Automated Threats (a $99 value).

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Distil Networks, the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, offers the most automated and accurate way to identify and police malicious website traffic, blocking 99.9% of bad bots without impacting legitimate users. Distil protects against web scraping, competitive data mining, account hijacking, form spam and click fraud while slashing the high tax that bots place on your internal teams and web infrastructure.