A dangerous trend, rapidly escalating
More visitors mean more
attack potential for e-commerce sector
Over the last decade, online commerce has exploded and, predictably, attracted ever growing attention from cyber criminals. Attacks on industry have increased sharply, especially during major shopping events such as Black Friday or Valentine’s Day. A retailer that suffers performance issues or, worse, server downtime at these times can expect to suffer significant sales losses.
Preventing e-commerce risks sooner rather than later
Industry depends on ongoing availability of online services
There is a growing number of Internet users (4.6 billion by 2021) and IoT devices (75 billion by 2025)
Users prefer online shopping and expect an uninterrupted shopping experience
E-Commerce involves sensitive user information (personal data, credit card, ID)
Cybercriminals exploit the online shopping boom on special occasions (Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, etc.)
Large-scale attacks are on the rise and “cybercrime-as-a-service” is growing
Why choose Link11?
Link11’s patented and reliable security technology draws from a wealth of experience in the field of cyber-resilience and has proven itself over and over. Our protection solutions are straightforward to implement and, thanks to artifical intelligence, act completely automatically. This means you enjoy easy operation and maximum security at all times. Our Web Security Suite gives you all the tools you need to ensure your online business is protected with state-of-the-art technology.
Optimally tuned for e-commerce:
With Link11’s Web DDoS Protection, all required web applications are safeguarded. This is done with the help of a proxy technology that is connected upstream and dynamically filters traffic according to a complex scoring system, so that there is no unwanted disruption of the applications.
The bot manager analyzes all incoming traffic and acts with a whitelisting approach to identify and block bad bots. This ensures a first-class customer experience and promotes optimal website performance, as all malicious bot traffic is contained and doesn’t spread uncontrollably.
The WAF offers additional protection against attack types such as OWASP Top 10 and Layer 7 attacks and other serious data breaches. The zero-touch principle means that the WAF is completely automated, requires no human assistance to work and operates 24/7.
Take special care during
large shopping days
Major shopping events like Valentines Day, Black Friday and Christmas are annual highlights for shoppers that are keen to scour the web for bargains. For online retailers, such days are special because they boost sales immensely. In recent years, online shoppers have come to represent 40 percent of all shoppers, a trend that will probably continue to rise and push sales records even higher. However, while such shopping holidays offer great opportunities for consumers, they also bring with them a host of risks in the form of cyber criminals. Anyone who's suffered a DDoS attack during a busy shopping day knows the damage such attacks can cause.
The cybersecurity statistics collected for this year's Valentine's Day provide excellent insight into how far the threat situation has become. We've compiled all the information and have a free infographic that shows a clear summary of the data.
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