SSL Inspection

SSL Inspection, Offloading and Acceleration

Remove Blind Spots from the Enterprise's Perimeter

While SSL encrypted traffic is on the rise (over 80% is encrypted in most organizations) hackers are taking advantage of that, generating cyber-attacks through SSL encrypted communication.

However, the perimeter security solutions comprised from various modules such as a Firewall, DDoS protector, IPS, and web security gateway all face a costly dilemma – inspect SSL encrypted traffic and lose up to 80% of their designed capacity due to the processing of SSL encryption decryption, or have a blind spot, letting SSL traffic pass through uninspected. Moreover, even if each of the module was to inspect the SSL traffic, doing it separately by each model not only adds cost, it also adds latency and more potential points of failure.

A centralized solution that can enable SSL inspection, offloading and acceleration of encrypted traffic has become a mandatory requirement for all organizations, and not yet another nice to have solution.

SSL Inspection, Offloading and Acceleration with Radware's Alteon

In order to relieve Web servers in an organization's data center of the burden of encrypting/decrypting data sent via a secure socket layer (SSL) security protocol - the security protocol that is implemented in every Web browser - SSL offloading sends the process to a separate device to perform the coding/decoding task. This additional SSL offload device is specifically designed to perform SSL inspection acceleration and termination. Radware’s Alteon SSL inspection solution provides a simple one-box solution for offloading traffic encryption/decryption processing for both inbound and outbound traffic. Alteon SSL Inspect acts as a central switching point for all perimeter network security modules, significantly reducing latency of SSL encrypted. Security managers can easily chain and provision security services with highly granular policy options per user profile, with simple out-of-the box wizards. Alteon SSL Inspect supports scalable and flexible security services deployment and reduces overall security solution costs via offloading decryption and re-encryption of SSL encrypted traffic.

Radware's patented SSL inspection technology embedded in Alteon and combined with its transparent traffic steering functionality offers a high capacity, advanced and flexible SSL traffic inspection solution that is simple to deploy and delivers the following benefits:

Fast, Accurate and Simple SSL Inspect Maintenance

Quick visibility into SSL traffic patterns, SSL handshake statistics and valuable information into the root cause of SSL Inspection problems if and when they occur.

Transparent Deployment

Eliminate the need to re-engineer the network or configure end user clients to pass all traffic through a predefined SSL proxy.

Ensure Service Availability With Frictionless DDoS Protection

Advanced attack Protection

Advanced attack Protection

From Burst attacks, DNS and encrypted attacks, Ransom DDoS and more

Global Coverage, Massive Capacity

Global Coverage, Massive Capacity

Worldwide network with 14 scrubbing centers and 8Tbps of mitigation capacity

Flexible Deployment Options

Flexible Deployment Options

Cloud services, appliances and hybrid solutions

Keyless SSL Attack Mitigation

Keyless SSL Attack Mitigation

Patented algorithms that do not compromise user privacy. No certificate required.

Fully Managed Security Service

Fully Managed Security Service

Real-time support by Radware Emergency Response Team’s 120 battle-proven security experts

Industry-Leading SLA

Industry-Leading SLA

Most granular SLA, with metrics for detection, mitigation, uptime and more

Radware’s Emergency Response Team: Security Expertise When You Need It The Most

Industry Leading Service

An Emergency Response Team with 120 security experts serving as focal point for best practices, strategy, alerts and support throughout any attack.
Radware’s ERT offers fully managed services allowing organizations to leave all security aspects up to the experts.

Frictionless Application & API Security

Radware’s application and infrastructure protection solution is designed to secure APIs from denial-of-service, application and bot attacks while protecting APIs against vulnerabilities and manipulations. Radware’s application protection detects malicious user activity flags excessive permissions and entitlements and prevents service disruptions.

Application and API Protection

Consistent Application and API Protection

Radware secures applications and APIs via API attack protection, preventing DDoS attacks, securing PII data and detecting excesssive premisions and malicious user activity.

Adaptive Security

Radware application protection continuously detects changes to application and user behaviour to ensure applications and APIs stay secure.

Adaptive Security
Deployment For Any Architecture

Deployment For Any Architecture

Grow and scale application security for all environments, from Kubernetes to managed deployments for on-premise and cloud environments


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