Delivers faster mitigation response times and complies with data sovereignty requirements
Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, announced the launch of a new cloud security center in Taiwan. The facility will enable customers in Taiwan to secure their datacenters, networks, web and mobile applications, and their APIs with minimal latency, as well as mitigate compliance processes involved in offshore routing.
The new security center will protect customers against denial-of-service attacks, web application attacks, malicious bot traffic, and attacks on APIs. This includes the OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks for 2021, OWASP Top 21 Automated Threats to Web Applications, OWASP API Security Top 10, as well as volumetric distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and application-level DDoS attacks.
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According to Radware’s First Half 2022 Global Threat Analysis Report, during the first six months of 2022:
- The number of malicious DDoS attacks climbed 203% compared to the first six months of 2021.
- The average number of DDoS events per month, per customer was almost 1.5 times higher in the first half of 2022, compared to 2021 and 2020.
- The number of malicious web application transactions grew by 38%, compared to the first six months of 2021, surpassing the total number of malicious transactions recorded in 2020.
“As the size and speed of cyberattacks continue to rise, the launch of the new cloud security center in Taiwan enables us to deliver faster mitigation response times in the region along with the highest levels of security protection,” said Haim Zelikovsky, vice president of Radware’s cloud security services business. “The center also meets a growing demand for local security that complies with data sovereignty requirements.”
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The new security center in Taiwan is the latest addition to Radware’s cloud security network. Today, the network includes over 10Tbps of mitigation capacity across more than 50 security centers located around the globe.
“Radware continues to make investments in protecting businesses and governments alike from the growing threat of cyberattacks,” said Alan Lee, regional director for Radware in Taiwan and Hong Kong. “Taiwan is located within an influential hub in the Asia-Pacific region. Information security is regarded as a national security issue. Setting up a cloud security center in Taiwan will help improve information security standards and increase regional cyber defenses.”
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