APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) have in recent years become a crucial component of the modern Web ecosystem, helping seamlessly interconnect a wide array of systems, networks, and architectures. They allow information to flow in real-time to facilitate the exchange of data between virtually every conceivable type of website and application used for virtually any purpose. When we use a modern website or mobile application, much of the dynamic content we interact with has probably been provided through an API.

A vast range of APIs provides information that allows websites and apps to carry out identity or address verification, determine users’…


With a thousand-fold increase in bot traffic on our e-commerce customers’ websites during the huge Cyber Week shopping frenzy last November, the main question that concerned e-commerce businesses was what bot operators were going to do next. With e-commerce and holiday shopping being cyclical in nature, were things going to look up for the industry? After the peak shopping season, we did observe a large dip in bot traffic to our e-commerce customers ─ that is, until just a few days before Christmas. Around that time, shoppers usually browse e-commerce websites to look for end-of-year discounts, hoping to snag popular…


We are happy to announce the extended support for Radware Bot Manager’s European customers with the establishment of our new cloud infrastructure in Frankfurt, Germany. We have always prioritized the interests of our customers, and following the invalidation of the EU-US Privacy Shield in July 2020 by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), we did not want that to be a hindrance to our customers in the EU and around the world who wish to have their data processing done within the EU.

With the new cloud infrastructure in Germany, Radware Bot Manager eliminates the need for…


Cyber Week, the five biggest shopping days of the year from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday, was a blockbuster in 2020. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, combined with most consumers sheltering at home resulted in 52% lower in-store traffic compared to the same period in 2019, but online spending surged by 21.6% to $9 billion, making Black Friday of 2020 the second-biggest day ever in terms of online spending (just behind Cyber Monday 2019). E-commerce records were broken as shoppers spent $34.4 billion over the period, a dramatic 20.7% jump over the previous year.

As we anticipated in our pre-Black Friday article


APIs are emerging as a bridge to facilitate interoperability between different systems, networks, and applications. They also help drive a growing variety of devices and systems on the Internet of Things (IoT) to enable innovative functions that consumers, enterprises, and governments demand and expect.

Most IT ecosystems and architectures, from websites to mobile applications, rely on databases that are queried for user authentication, inventory checks, location services, payment card verification, and so on, which are dependent on APIs. …


Overview

In this blog, we will present a general overview of browser fingerprinting in the context of bot detection. Effective bot detection relies on being able to view a ‘fingerprint’ consisting of many pieces of information obtained from a browser in order to identify it and detect whether it is being used by a bot or a human. The first generation of user identification and tracking techniques were very simple, using a few identifiers such as cookies to recognize visitors. …


The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted in-store sales globally over the last eight months, but online retailers have benefitted from the safety restrictions that have changed consumers’ regular shopping and spending patterns. Even as traditional retailers suffer from the fallout of this massive disruption — including permanent closures of hundreds of stores or even bankruptcy — the huge increase in online shopping in 2020 is fueling record sales volumes. …


We’re excited to announce that Radware Bot Manager is available for download on the Salesforce Commerce Cloud Marketplace. Amidst growing concern over Web and application security, Radware Bot Manager can now safeguard Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC) users against revenue-impacting malicious bot attacks on their Web, mobile, and API interfaces.

48% of Internet traffic today is comprised of bots, 24% of which are bad bots that attack online properties with malicious intent. …


We are proud to announce that the pioneering Central European consumer electronics retailer Alza.CZ a.s. has chosen the Radware Bot Manager to protect its online sales portal from bot attacks. This follows a comprehensive and successful evaluation of our solution during the peak holiday shopping season. Alza was not satisfied with the performance of their previously used bot management solution, which drove their decision to switch to Radware Bot Manager.

With over 12 million online transactions every year, Alza had the challenging task of blocking malicious bots that carried out brute force log-in attacks, systematically scraped their online content, and…


On September 18th, chipmaker Nvidia launched sales for its latest and highly-awaited graphical processing unit (GPU) chip, the GeForce RTX 3080. For PC gaming fans and videophiles, such a GPU offers extremely high quality 8K graphics capabilities with high frame rates, more detailed video output, smoother onscreen motion, and highly immersive gameplay to really bring out the best in their favorite games. …

Radware Bot Manager

Radware Bot Manager(formerly ShieldSquare) is a non-intrusive API-based Bot Management solution to manage bot traffic from website and app. www.shieldsquare.com

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