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  • GiftGhostBot Attacks Ecommerce Gift Card Systems Across Major Online Retailers

    GiftGhostBot Attacks Ecommerce Gift Card Systems Across Major Online Retailers

    Distil Networks has detected a sophisticated bot attack on its network affecting nearly 1,000 customer websites around the world. Read about next steps.

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  • If You Build It, They Will Come

    If You Build It, They Will Come

    If your website has 1 of these 4 attributes: a login, payment processor, proprietary content/pricing information, or web forms - you have a bad bot problem.

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  • Vault by HashiCorp and Distil Networks

    Vault by HashiCorp and Distil Networks

    Read how Distil’s ops team was able to implement a Vault cluster to protect valuable data, such as database passwords, certificates, and private keys.

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  • Cyber Security Threat Series: Healthcare eBook

    Cyber Security Threat Series: Healthcare eBook

    Learn how top healthcare IT professionals protect their websites from these attacks by downloading the Healthcare eBook from the leader in web security, Distil Networks.

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  • May 15-18, 2016: Shoptalk in Las Vegas

    May 15-18, 2016: Shoptalk in Las Vegas

    Join us in Las Vegas for Shoptalk full of speakers, workshops, panels and networking opportunities with other industry thought leaders.

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  • Distil Networks Wins 2017 SC Magazine Trust Award for Best Fraud Prevention Solution

    Distil Networks Wins 2017 SC Magazine Trust Award for Best Fraud Prevention Solution

    At the recent 2017 SC Magazine Awards in San Francisco, Distil Networks was named the Winner for Best Fraud Prevention Solution. View why here.

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  • Don’t Let Account Takeovers Take Your Business Down

    Don’t Let Account Takeovers Take Your Business Down

    Account takeovers can lead to financial loss, reputation loss, image loss, site brownouts and much more. Download our eBook and start protecting your business today.

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  • Stop Web Scraping from Stealing Your Business

    Stop Web Scraping from Stealing Your Business

    Web scrapers can take your data and use it against you easily. All is not lost however - read our Ultimate Guide to Preventing Web Scraping and protect yourself today!

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  • Visit Distil Networks (booth S8-257) at the ICE Gaming Convention

    Visit Distil Networks (booth S8-257) at the ICE Gaming Convention

    Bad bots and fraudsters are impairing your online gaming websites. Find out how to mitigate it with Distil Networks at the ICE Totally Gaming 2017 conference.

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  • Re-thinking the Access Control List

    Re-thinking the Access Control List

    Distil launched web application security’s first Universal Access Control List - an update to outdated ACLs. Find out how Distil improved ACL to fight modern bots here.

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  • WEBINAR: How Drupal.org Fights Spam Using Distil Networks

    WEBINAR: How Drupal.org Fights Spam Using Distil Networks

    Learn the profile of a modern spammer, why they target a site like Drupal.org, and why the anti-spam measures of the past are no longer sufficient.

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  • New Year’s Resolutions for IT Security Executives and the Cybersecurity Threats Facing Businesses in 2017

    New Year’s Resolutions for IT Security Executives and the Cybersecurity Threats Facing Businesses in 2017

    We asked 9 venture capitalists what they believe are the top cybersecurity and IT security threats for 2017. Read what they say here!

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  • 2017 Resolutions for IT Security Executives and the Biggest Threats Facing Companies This Year

    2017 Resolutions for IT Security Executives and the Biggest Threats Facing Companies This Year

    We asked 10 industry analysts and reporters their top security resolution for IT security executives, as well as the top IT security threats for 2017.

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  • How Distil Strengthens Advertiser Relationships for Real Good Media by Blocking Non-Human Traffic

    How Distil Strengthens Advertiser Relationships for Real Good Media by Blocking Non-Human Traffic

    By limiting non-human traffic, Distil improved ad interactions for agency Real Good Media's clients, such as Dailymotion and Sony Pictures. View the case study here!

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  • Why Bot Blocking Makes Sense for Publishers

    Why Bot Blocking Makes Sense for Publishers

    With advanced bots, publishers cannot fully normal users from non-human traffic and are losing out on revenue. Find out how this happens and how to solve it here!

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  • Building a Streaming Log Processing and Machine Learning System at Distil

    Building a Streaming Log Processing and Machine Learning System at Distil

    We decided to upgrade the Distil Machine Learning system to a distributed Kafka and Storm based computing system in our data center. View why and how we did it here.

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  • Infographic: Can You Trust a Bot?

    Infographic: Can You Trust a Bot?

    Humans only make up 54% of total web traffic while bots make up the rest. Are bots bad though? View the differences between good and bad bots here in our infographic.

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  • Structure Security and Distil: Are Bot Operators Eating Your Lunch?

    Structure Security and Distil: Are Bot Operators Eating Your Lunch?

    We recently presented a talk on top automated threats at the Structure Security Conference. View the video here and change the way you think about Web Security.

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  • Reviewing IoT Security Vulnerabilities: The Real Cost of Interconnectivity

    Reviewing IoT Security Vulnerabilities: The Real Cost of Interconnectivity

    Technology has improved greatly since 2007 with billions of interconnected devices, but IoT security standards have not. View why and how to protect your devices here.

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  • The 2016 Better Online Ticket Sales Act and Advanced Persistent Bots

    The 2016 Better Online Ticket Sales Act and Advanced Persistent Bots

    On September 12th, the U.S. Government approved the BOTS Act, to prevent online ticket bots from scalping. Is this measure enough to stop them? Find out here.

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