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Signal Sciences' next-gen web application firewall (WAF) and runtime application self protection (RASP) increase security and maintain reliability without sacrificing velocity - all at the lowest total cost of ownership.
Akamai Kona Site Defender is ranked 9th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 6 reviews while Signal Sciences is ranked 24th in Web Application Firewall (WAF). Akamai Kona Site Defender is rated 8.2, while Signal Sciences is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Akamai Kona Site Defender writes "Great technical support, scales extremely well, and is very stable". On the other hand, Akamai Kona Site Defender is most compared with Akamai Prolexic Routed, AWS WAF, F5 Shape Security and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, whereas Signal Sciences is most compared with AWS WAF, Cloudflare, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Sqreen and PerimeterX Bot Defender.
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