Mlytics Launches Enhanced Origin Shield to Fully Protect Web Applications and APIs

Cited in Gartner’s Market Guide for the Global CDN, the Mlytics Platform now takes its security arsenal to the next level with Origin Shield across multiple CDNs, simplifying deployment and removing the need for complicated configurations.

[Singapore] When was the last time your bank went offline? Or even your “essential” press briefing. For most businesses, being offline means huge monetary losses. Last year, we experienced over 8,218 hours of internet outages in July 2021, costing the global economy over US$3 billion. How to minimize risks and adapt to an ever-changing environment with obstacles and new vulnerabilities?

Locarno Pan, managing partner of Mlytics

Ryan Chin, co-founder and CEO of Mlytics


Mlytics, a global leader in digital content delivery and experience monitoring, launches Origin Shield, a sophisticated security suite natively deployed on multiple leading CDNs, including core security features like Cloud WAF, access control, L7 DDoS protection, bot management and Protection API.

Regardless of the type of setup, original shielding is about risk tolerance: how much downtime can your business afford? In today’s digital world, the answer is probably none. For businesses where staying online 24/7 is critical, an Origin Shield solution helps guard against origin threats and is effectively a crucial part of their Web Application API Protection (WAAP) architecture. ). The model is constantly evolving to adapt to an ever-changing environment, obstacles and new vulnerabilities.

To bolster its security suite and provide better resiliency to origin servers, Mlytics’ SaaS experience delivery platform is launching an enhanced Origin Shield solution. Bot management, L7 DDoS protection, and API protection tools now bolster Origin Shield’s core security features, which include Cloud WAF (OWASP CRS and Custom CRS); web firewall rules, header rules, captcha/JS challenge, user agent blocking rules, rate limiting rules, rate limiting header rules and access control.

With its core Multi CDN solution, Mlytics is able to take Origin Shield to the next level by leveraging multiple leading CDN networks and combining them with Origin Shield security solutions. If a CDN experiences an outage, Mlytics’ Multi CDN solution directs traffic to the next best performing and healthiest CDN. Regardless of which CDN the Smart Load Balancer selects, the Origin Shield in front of the origin remains active, providing protection against service interruptions, DDoS attacks, and other cyberattacks.

“By taking Origin Shield to the next level, we can leverage a more holistic approach to deploy across multiple trusted CDNs,” says Tars Geerts, Head of Growth at Mlytics. “When you combine this with Smart Load Balancing, we can really improve network performance and maximize origin server protection and resiliency.”

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