All Distil Blog Posts

  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • Transcript Of Enterprise Security Weekly with Rami Essaid

    Transcript Of Enterprise Security Weekly with Rami Essaid

    Founder of Distil Networks, Rami Essaid is a passionate entrepreneur who has been building companies for over a decade. Read the transcript of Enterprise Security Week’s talk with Rami Essaid.

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  • 2017 WFiT Scholarship Recipient: Madeline Loui

    2017 WFiT Scholarship Recipient: Madeline Loui

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  • 2017 WFiT Scholarship Recipient: Jasmine Stone

    2017 WFiT Scholarship Recipient: Jasmine Stone

    Meet 2017 recipient Jasmine Stone. Taking classes outside of STEM helps keep her STEM aspirations in focus and keeps the other parts of my brain engaged. Learn more about her path!

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  • Airlines Have a Major Bad Bot Problem

    Airlines Have a Major Bad Bot Problem

    Airlines suffer from automated abuse from bad bots in a major way. 43.9% of all traffic on airlines websites came from bad bots. Humans accounted for only 55.2% of traffic.

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  • Gambling and Gaming Sites See the Most Bad Bot Traffic

    Gambling and Gaming Sites See the Most Bad Bot Traffic

    Over half (53.1%) the traffic on gambling and gaming websites comes from bad bots. Only 46.8% of traffic on these websites was human. What are these bad bots doing on gambling sites?

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  • Russia is the Most Blocked Country

    Russia is the Most Blocked Country

    With most bad bot traffic emanating from data centers, it’s no surprise that the US remains the bad bot superpower. But Russia became the most blocked country by Distil customers in 2017.

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