- Human Defense Platform
- New York City
- San Mateo
- Washington DC
- Tel Aviv
This leading global online learning and teaching platform is used by 80% of Fortune 100 companies. It offers more than 150,000 courses in 65 languages and serves more than 50 million users worldwide.
“Bot Defender was able to block all of the malicious traffic, rate limit at the edge and ease the load on our web infrastructure.”
Bots were being used to scrape and download content from the site. Because the online learning platform was primarily designed for streaming content, it was unable to handle the flood of concurrent content downloads and performance slowed significantly.
In addition, many users complained that their accounts were compromised. Users’ login and password combinations were being validated by brute force credential stuffing attacks on the login page, leading to account takeovers (ATOs). As the team investigated, they also noticed a high number of bot-created fake accounts that were used to plagiarize content and post it on other platforms.
The online learning platform The company wanted a solution that could manage bot traffic at the edge before unwanted requests reached its infrastructure. HUMAN Bot Defender addressed the company’s application performance and bot attack challenges.
Bot Defender is a behavior-based bot management solution that protects web and mobile applications and APIs from automated attacks safeguarding online revenue, competitive edge, and brand reputation.
The ability to detect and mitigate bot activity with Bot Defender yielded a number of positive results for the online learning platform.