SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., February 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Limelight (Nasdaq: LLNW), a leading edge content delivery and AppOps provider, today announced the launch of its Layer0 security platform, significantly enhancing its capabilities in the $4.4 billion the Web CDN and security market entered November. A fully PCI compliant solution, Layer0 Security protects customers against OWASP Top 10 Security Risks, SQL injection, cross-site scripting, PHP injection, bot attacks, DDoS attacks and other threats.

Limelight has been delivering secure content for more than two decades, and as the threat landscape becomes more sophisticated, businesses need seamless, automated solutions to simplify development, improve experience, and reduce time to market. on the market. With Layer0 Security, developers get complete security at scale without having to manually build it into their edge logic. The new security platform runs natively on the Limelight backbone and is fully integrated with the Layer0 platform, enabling teams to ship up to twice as fast and deliver websites in less time. a second.

“Businesses today face increasing security threats, including targeted attacks aimed at bringing down websites, affecting performance and stealing information,” said John Swedlund, Product Manager AppOps and Security at Limelight. “We are taking the necessary steps to ensure our customers have the ability to rapidly deploy security products and protect applications.”

Layer0 security services and features include:

  • Web Application Firewall: Layer0 WAF managed rule sets protect applications and APIs from security exploits by monitoring, filtering, and blocking malicious traffic. Developers can enable them as broad rule groups or on a rule-by-rule basis to stop attackers in their tracks.
  • Bot management: A set of bot management rules enables teams to quickly deploy, detect, and manage a wide variety of bots that interrogate applications and consume valuable resources. Developers can use these bot rules to allow good bots through and block bad bots if the traffic is unwanted.
  • DDoS Protection: Limelight’s high-bandwidth, globally distributed network is designed to inspect and repel a wide variety of network-layer DDoS attacks. To keep resources healthy and maintain application integrity, it provides advanced cloud-based protection to ensure an always-secure online experience.
  • Quick and easy deployment: The Layer0 security platform runs natively on the high-performance Limelight backbone, and Layer0 customers have a single window to control all of their services, including new security features.

This combination of security services provides a multi-layered defense against malicious website attacks and unauthorized content access without affecting web application performance and content delivery. More information about the Layer0 security platform is available here.

About Limelight
Limelight (NASDAQ:LLNW) is an industry leader in providing edge solutions to deliver fast and secure digital experiences globally. We offer powerful tools that optimize, protect and deliver our clients’ valuable digital assets in an increasingly competitive marketplace. From content delivery and AppOps to Jamstack application architecture and web security, we’re uniquely positioned to leverage our global private network and customer-obsessed experts to help our customers win. The world’s biggest brands trust Limelight and we invite you to learn more about us by visiting, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

SOURCE Limelight Networks

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