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Content delivery network firm Limelight Networks has made two additions to its cloud security services portfolio designed to enhance protection against attacks on websites via and unauthorised access or theft of content.

limelight April 21 2017Limelight Security Alert provides incremental and scalable protection for websites and Web applications, including active DDoS attack detection and alerting make sure customers are aware of malicious activity against their websites and application domains. Customers’ content delivery services are configured to minimise the surface of attack exposed to the Internet and to ensure the defensive protection of Limelight’s network is deployed effectively.

Limelight WAF Express meanwhile includes the Security Alert capabilities as well as simple-to-implement, efficient, effective and affordable Web application security for organisations that may not have implemented security measures due to cost. It offers protection from Web application attacks using OWASP 10 Rules, rate limiting and access control.

“Protecting websites and applications from online attacks and cyber threats are two of the most pressing security challenges today, yet many companies don’t have security protection in place,” said Steve Miller-Jones, senior director of product management at Limelight Networks. “Security Alert and WAF Express extend our Cloud Security Services portfolio and provide affordable, incremental and scalable protection measures for customers.”

Limelight is offering Security Alert free to customers for the life of their contracts.