Proactive bot defense pre-emptively defends your applications against
automated attacks by web robots, or
. As a part
of the Shared Security Module, bot defense helps identify and mitigate attacks before
they cause damage to the site, by preventing bots from gaining initial access to a web
site. This protective measure analyzes the signatures and anomalies in traffic that
characterize a bot attack. This feature inspects all traffic the application (except
whitelisted items), but requires fewer resources than traditional bot protection.