Imperva Acquires Bot Management Startup Distil Networks

Cybersecurity company Imperva announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Distil Networks, a provider of bot detection and mitigation solutions. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 2011, Distil Networks helps organizations ranging of all various sizes protect their websites and offers a cloud-based bot detection and mitigation system that incorporates bot-fingerprint database with technology that identifies and tracks non-human web traffic in real-time. 

The company’s “Connector” technology allows customers to use APIs to integrate its Bot Defense solution into popular content delivery networks (CDNs), load balancers and web servers, such as AWS, Cloudflare, F5 and NGINX.

Distil has raised nearly $60 million to date and has less than 100 employees.


[Source: SecurityWeek]