Rate Limiting

Prophaze uses multiple rate limiting algorithms to deal with
fast and slow DDoS attacks

Rate limiting is used to block  malicious bots which inversely  affecting an web application. Also, it helps to protect against API overuse
. It is a good way to mitigate attacks like Brute force attacks, DDoS attacks and Web scraping

  • A process that is used to define the rate at which consumers can access APIs.
  • It determines the speed at which a consumer can access APIs and is calculated in real time.
  • Administrators and publishers of API manager can use rate limiting to define the number of API requests per second/minute/hour.

To make sure about availability and protect against abuse, it is possible to set API usage limits.Ensure Protection against brute force login attacks by securing sensitive customer information.

By allowing genuine traffic, avoid unpredictable costs associated with traffic spikes or attacks on auto-scaling resources.

To make sure about availability and protect against abuse, it is possible to set API usage limits.Customers can define one or more rate limit rules that match particular HTTP requests (failed login attempts, expensive API calls, etc.)

Once the API exceeds the rate limit, the subscriber gets Status 429 message in the response header. Status 429 message indicates that the rate-limit has crossed.

Throttles indicate a temporary state, and are used to control the data that clients can access through an API. When a throttle is triggered, you can disconnect a user or just reduce the response rate. You can define a throttle at the application, API or user level.

Prophaze WAF can reduce the load on its website, this checks for SQLi attacks and XSS attacks for both the network and application layers

When individuals comes to a website for help, some offenders can work to compromise the application or steal any valuable information. These people can also launch a DDoS attack make the application unavailable. 

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Contact Us Now Prophaze WAF would offer the whole application layer protection and visibility that might scale with the expansion of your traffic. This solution changes the manual processes, increase visibility into your web traffic activities as well as improvement in the incident response time.