Rami Essaid

Rami Essaid is the Chief Product and Strategy Officer and Co-founder of Distil Networks, the first easy and accurate way to identify and police malicious website traffic, blocking 99.9% of bad bots without impacting legitimate users. With over 12 years in telecommunications, network security, and cloud infrastructure management, Rami continues to advise enterprise companies around the world, helping them embrace the cloud to improve their scalability and reliability while maintaining a high level of security.

  • 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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  • Biggest Holiday Season Concerns from Today’s Ecommerce Executives

    Biggest Holiday Season Concerns from Today’s Ecommerce Executives

    Some serious threats to this are distributed intelligent crawling and DDoS attacks. This is especially a concern as it can severely stress your infrastructure during an already high traffic period.

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  • A Judge’s Curious Ruling in the LinkedIn-hiQ Labs Case Could Let Bad Bots Run Amok

    A Judge’s Curious Ruling in the LinkedIn-hiQ Labs Case Could Let Bad Bots Run Amok

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  • Welcoming the Are You a Human Braintrust of Bot Defenders to the Distil Family

    Welcoming the Are You a Human Braintrust of Bot Defenders to the Distil Family

    Distil is happy to announce that we have acquired Are You a Human, the experts in analyzing and understanding how real humans interact with the internet.

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  • Are political bots stacking the deck in the presidential race?

    Are political bots stacking the deck in the presidential race?

    On top of everything else that’s unique about the 2016 election, it has marked a surge in the use of bots – digital programs that post autonomously from spam accounts – to try to influence opinion.

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  • LinkedIn Scraped by Bad Bots in Massive Scale Attack

    LinkedIn Scraped by Bad Bots in Massive Scale Attack

    LinkedIn suffers numerous attacks from content scraping botnets over the course of a year, according to CEO of Distil Networks, Rami Essaid.

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  • Cybersecurity Shootout in the IoT Wild-Wild West

    Cybersecurity Shootout in the IoT Wild-Wild West

    The IoT will reach into virtually every industry and affects many aspects. It's like the wild-wild West all over again. Who will win? Rami Essaid lets us know his thoughts. shoot-out?

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  • 6 Lessons This CEO Learned After Buying His Top Competitor

    6 Lessons This CEO Learned After Buying His Top Competitor

    Figuring out when the time is right to acquire a rival is a crucial question for business leaders. Here's what Rami Essaid, CEO of Distil Networks found out during the process.

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  • The Internet’s Sticky Problem: Web Scraping

    The Internet’s Sticky Problem: Web Scraping

    Distil Networks CEO and Co-Founder Rami Essaid warns of often-imitated, rarely-mitigated web scraping on CBS.

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  • Distil Networks Turns Five – Where Did the Time Go?

    Distil Networks Turns Five – Where Did the Time Go?

    In five years, Distil Networks has grown from three people in an apartment to a multinational organization. Holding on to our mission of making the web more secure has been a key part of our success.

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  • Create a Culture of Loyalty by Encouraging People to Leave Your Company

    Create a Culture of Loyalty by Encouraging People to Leave Your Company

    Rami Essaid, CEO of Distil Networks, explains how he creates a culture of loyalty at his company by encouraging people to level up

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  • Why 2016 Will Be an Even Scarier Year for Internet Security

    Why 2016 Will Be an Even Scarier Year for Internet Security

    Rami Essaid explains why 2016 will be an even scarier year for internet security on the Huffington Post.

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  • Dissecting the Dynamic Nature of IP Access Control Lists (ACL)

    Dissecting the Dynamic Nature of IP Access Control Lists (ACL)

    Understand the challenges of IP access control list (ACL) maintenance including IP Rotation, Residential Botnets, & Inaccurate Geolocation. Can they be self-maintaining through deprecation?

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  • How Publishers Can Protect Themselves from Bots That Steal Content

    How Publishers Can Protect Themselves from Bots That Steal Content

    Rami Essaid, CEO of Distil Networks, discusses content theft, the digital publishing industry, and how to block bots without impacting legitimate users.

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  • In Protecting Against Bad Bot Attacks, Knowing Where to Look is Important

    In Protecting Against Bad Bot Attacks, Knowing Where to Look is Important

    Distil Networks CEO, Rami Essaid, writes that much of the non-human bot traffic online is malicious, and IT and security executives need to address the threats posed by bad bots.

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  • 8 Steps for Dealing with Digital Extortion

    8 Steps for Dealing with Digital Extortion

    8 Steps for Dealing with Digital Extortion on VentureBeat by Rami Essaid, CEO of Distil Networks

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  • Carriers Should Stop Attacking the Open Internet Order

    Carriers Should Stop Attacking the Open Internet Order

    Rami Essaid, CEO and Co-Founder of Distil Networks explains why he is backing the Open Internet Order.

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  • When Bad Bots Attack: What Digital Publishers Need To Know

    When Bad Bots Attack: What Digital Publishers Need To Know

    According to Rami Essaid, CEO at Distil Networks, digital publishers are particularly vulnerable to bad bots because digital content is so easy to access.

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  • Top Tools to Get Your Startup Off the Ground

    Top Tools to Get Your Startup Off the Ground

    Rami Essaid, CEO and Co-founder of Distil Networks discusses the top tools and applications to consider when building a business.

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  • A Testament to a Great Team

    A Testament to a Great Team

    A Testament to a Great Team - Distil Networks delivers results with great employees, supportive investors, & engaged customers with 400 percent revenue growth.

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