Imperva Advanced Bot ProtectionFormerly Distil Networks
What is Imperva Advanced Bot Protection?
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What is Imperva Advanced Bot Protection?
Imperva Advanced Bot Protection (formerly Distil Networks Bot Detection & Mitigation) is a system for identifying and police malicious website traffic, blocking 99.9% of bad bots without impacting legitimate users. The vendor says that since only 41% of web traffic originates from humans, it’s imperative to be able to detect and block automated attacks that cause web scraping, online fraud, web application security breaches, content spam, digital ad fraud, and downtime.
Imperva Advanced Bot Protection is built to defeat bad bots that circumvent traditional web application defenses like Web Application Firewalls (WAFs). It includes a 24/7 security operations center, and complete visibility and control over human, good bot, and bad bot traffic.
Imperva Advanced Bot Protection Features
- Supported: Realtime Client Analysis
- Supported: Behavioral Modeling and Machine Learning
- Supported: Device Fingerprinting
- Supported: API Security
Imperva Advanced Bot Protection Technical Details
|Deployment Types||On-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based|
|Operating Systems||Windows, Linux|
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Imperva Advanced Bot Protection is a bot protection tool that offers whitelisting and blacklisting capabilities, allowing users to control which bots can access their website. It is easy to set up and use, with a user-friendly interface and dependable security for sites and data. Customers have found Imperva to be a strong and reliable bot detection software, providing effective protection from malicious and vulnerable bots. The setup process was intuitive, and Imperva provides excellent customer service, according to customers. Imperva also provides insights into previously unknown bots attacking customer websites, powerful protection from web scrapers, and bad bots such as click-fraud protection or form-fraud protection. Users can also leverage a network of clients to identify bad traffic smarter than typical WAF solutions. Areas for improvement mentioned by customers include AI integration to make it even more secure against fast evolving threats and interactive conversation detection for better recognition of legitimate users versus malicious bots.
Business Problems Solved
The Imperva Advanced Bot Protection platform has been an effective tool for customers, providing them with reliable and dependable security against malicious bots. The product provides insights into the amount of bots attacking the customer's site, even the ones that they were previously unaware of, in addition to offering protections from web scrapers and bad bots by fingerprinting them and blocking them regardless of IP address. Additionally, Imperva Advanced Bot Protection offers click-fraud protection, form-fraud protection, and more. However, some areas of improvement have been identified such as AI integration and interactive conversation detection which could offer further benefit to users are needed. Having to add another reverse proxy inside their own network can be a disadvantage. Nevertheless, customers are overall very satisfied with Imperva's product and recommend it to others seeking bot protection solutions.
• Dependable security: Customers have found Imperva Advanced Bot Protection to be a dependable and reliable bot detection software, providing effective protection from malicious and vulnerable bots. • Easy to setup & use: The setup process is intuitive with a user-friendly interface making it easy for customers to quickly set up and use the product. • Comprehensive protection: Imperva's platform provides insights in addition to protecting websites and data from web scrapers and dangerous bots by fingerprinting them, while also providing click-fraud protection, form-fraud protection, and offering more extensive coverage. • Network effect: Customers appreciate the network effect of Imperva's solution which helps identify bad traffic quickly.
- Long setup process and lack of AI integration: Customers have noted that the setup process is a lengthy affair and requires more time than anticipated. Additionally, some customers were disappointed with the lack of AI integration which would improve interaction detection. - Reverse proxy requirement: In order to implement Imperva's bot protection tool, users must also add a reverse proxy into their own network. This can be inconvenient for those who are not familiar with the technology. - Lack of customizability: Customers have noted that Imperva Advanced Bot Protection lacks in terms of adjustability and customizable options when it comes to controlling bots on the website. - Limited outlook on bad traffic: While Imperva provides effective protection from malicious or vulnerable bots, some customers have experienced limited visibility into new or uncommon threats against their sites.