All Distil Blog Posts

  • Bad Bot Report 2019: The Bot Arms Race Continues

    Bad Bot Report 2019: The Bot Arms Race Continues

    Today, Distil Networks released its sixth annual report into the trends in the bad bot landscape, titled the “Bad Bot Report 2019: The Bot Arms Race Continues”.

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  • Distil Networks - The Number 1 Bot Manager

    Distil Networks - The Number 1 Bot Manager

    In Forrester’s evaluation of the emerging bot management market, they identified the 12 most significant providers and evaluated them. Find out why Distil Networks is the number one bot manager.

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  • Web Scraping 101: The Basics of Bots on Your Website

    Web Scraping 101: The Basics of Bots on Your Website

    What Is Web Scraping? Web scraping is a method used to extract data from websites. Often called screen scraping, web scraping software may access the web directly using a web browser or other means.

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  • [Infographic] Bots in the Ticketing Ecosystem

    [Infographic] Bots in the Ticketing Ecosystem

    Bad bots are responsible for 39.9% of all ticketing website traffic. At the heart of the bot problem is the ticketing website and mobile app.

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  • How Bots Affect Ticketing

    How Bots Affect Ticketing

    Distil’s Research Lab released its latest threat research called “How Bots Affect Ticketing”. The report is the first in-depth study into the impact of bots on the ticketing industry.

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  • Four Ways Bots Attack Ticketers and Infinite Reasons to Be Protected

    Four Ways Bots Attack Ticketers and Infinite Reasons to Be Protected

    Four Ways Bots Attack Ticketers and Infinite Reasons to Be Protected: Ensure your reputation, customers, and data are safe from bad bots

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  • The Inside Track: Q&A with Queue-it CEO Niels Henrik Sodemann

    The Inside Track: Q&A with Queue-it CEO Niels Henrik Sodemann

    What every C-Suite Executive needs to know about cybersecurity. The typical CEO doesn’t have time to worry about bot mitigation and cybersecurity -- until their company’s website is under attack.

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  • [Infographic] Bots in the Airline Ecosystem

    [Infographic] Bots in the Airline Ecosystem

    Bad bots are responsible for 43.% of all airline website traffic. At the heart of the bot problem is the airline website and mobile app.

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  • Distil Networks and Frontier Airlines Webinar: How Bots Affect Airlines

    Distil Networks and Frontier Airlines Webinar: How Bots Affect Airlines

    Airlines are constantly being attacked by bots. This webinar will explore the airline bot, seat spinning and look to book ratio problem in-depth and will explain who is behind these attacks.

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  • [Infographic] Airline Bots - What Are the Numbers?

    [Infographic] Airline Bots - What Are the Numbers?

    The airline industry sees a significant amount of bad bot traffic compared to others. In fact, 43.9% of airline traffic comes from bad bots. But what does that really mean for airline companies?

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  • Airline Bots: How Bots Affect Airlines

    Airline Bots: How Bots Affect Airlines

    Distil’s Research Lab recently released a new threat research report titled, “How Bots Affect Airlines.” This is the first industry-specific report into airline bots and analyzed 7.4 billion requests.

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  • Distil Networks Built Using NGINX

    Distil Networks Built Using NGINX

    NGINX. NGINX is used as a reverse proxy, Distil Networks have the ability to bring incoming traffic to a to a single layer where actions are taken and HTTP packets can be inspected.

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  • Distil Networks and Queue-it Webinar On Scalping: The Battle Between Ticketing and Bots

    Distil Networks and Queue-it Webinar On Scalping: The Battle Between Ticketing and Bots

    Industrial-scale ticket reselling is damaging to the ticketing ecosystem – diverting millions of dollars into the pockets of touts.

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  • What you need to know about Modern Bot Management: It could help your business

    What you need to know about Modern Bot Management: It could help your business

    Download the Forrester New Wave Report on Bot Management for an overview of their evaluation of technology vendors to help cope with bad bot threats.

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  • The Economics Of Web Scraping Report

    The Economics Of Web Scraping Report

    What Is Web Scraping? Web scraping is a method used to extract data from websites. Sometimes called screen scraping, web scraping software may access the web directly using either a web browser.

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  • Distil Named a Leader in Bot Management in the 2018 Forrester New Wave

    Distil Named a Leader in Bot Management in the 2018 Forrester New Wave

    Being named a leader is a very proud moment in the history of Distil and reflects the expertise, superior technology, and vigilant service we provide to our growing customer base.

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  •  The Four High-Level Categories for the Business Impact of Bad Bots

    The Four High-Level Categories for the Business Impact of Bad Bots

    Nearly half of all Web traffic (46%) now originates from bots, with 19% from bad bots. It’s this 19% that causes the majority of problems. These are quite diverse in nature and vary from site to site.

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  •  Quantifying the Risk and Economic Impact of Bad Bots

    Quantifying the Risk and Economic Impact of Bad Bots

    There is some good news and bad news for IT and security executives in the latest bad bot report. The good news is that there has been an overall decrease in the number of bad bots reported.

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  • [Infographic] Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    [Infographic] Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    In this mobile bots study, Distil Networks now sees 5.8% of all mobile devices on cellular networks are used in bad bot attacks.

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  • Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots

    The Distil Research Lab released their latest threat research report called Mobile Bots: The Next Evolution of Bad Bots revealing that sophisticated bot operators now implement a new technique.

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