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Got Bots? Get Answers from Akamai at RSA Conference 2016

If you're headed to the RSA Conference 2016, be sure to stop by the Akamai booth #4000, in Moscone North Hall. We're very excited about the recent launch of our Bot Manager web security technology and we'll show you firsthand how it works in a live demo. You'll see how Bot Manager provides, for the first time, the capability to categorize bot types and manage bot activity on your website. This is a significant advance over the simple detection and blocking techniques commonly available today. The result? You'll be in control of both the business and technological impact of bot traffic - without blindly mitigating everything and potentially escalating the bot problem.

Looking for more thought provoking content? If you're still struggling with distinguishing between bots and real users - and still mitigating all bots instead of managing them - don't miss John Summers' presentation, Bots - Fast Growing Bane of the Web: Crawlers, Scrapers and Account Checkers, on Wednesday, March 2, at 11:30 a.m. PT. With more than 60 million active bots making around 10 billion requests daily, bots are a fact of life on the Internet. They're growing in volume, persistence, and cleverness - but you can beat them at their own game by categorizing bots by their goals and managing bot traffic by category. Find out why managing bot, not mitigating them, is the best approach for reducing the impact of bots on your business and IT infrastructure.

After the presentation, stop back at booth #4000 for more demos. We'll show you how the updated rules and settings for Akamai's Kona Site Defender make it an even stronger force against cyber threats. We'll also provide an in-depth breakdown of the findings of the Q4 2015 State of the Internet: Security Report. Spend some time with Akamai's security experts and get up-to-date on the latest most prevalent attack types, key sources and targets, so you can build a stronger, more proactive web security strategy.

We're really excited about the positive impact Bot Manager can make and sharing the other advances we have made since last year. All of us here at Akamai look forward to seeing you at RSA Conference 2016!