Ameya Talwalkar, Author at Security Boulevard

SINET16 Innovators Award Validates API Security and Bot Management Belong Together

I am very pleased to see Cequence Security chosen from a field of 190 different vendors as one of the sixteen SINET16 Innovators award winners. The stringent selection process involves an in-depth application that is then put through two rounds of analysis by 100+ tech-savvy judges who look at how ... Read More
Gartner Recognition: When it Rains, it Pours…

Gartner Recognition: When it Rains, it Pours…

As a co-founder of Cequence, I get the pleasure of seeing firsthand how our products help our customers protect their APIs from malicious attacks that can lead to fraud and data loss. However, the challenge any small company has is getting the word out to the market at large, particularly ... Read More

Top 7 Selection Criteria for Automated Bot Prevention Solutions

How to Ensure Long-Term Protection Against Today’s Evolving Automated Attacks Today, bots are becoming more than just a security threat. Their contributions to very real lost revenue and customer dissatisfaction are now getting noticed in the boardroom. Many businesses are coming around to realizing that they are evolving into a ... Read More
API Security Need to Know: Lessons Learned From the Peloton Security Incident

API Security Need to Know: Lessons Learned From the Peloton Security Incident

By now most have heard about the Peloton data breach incident and no doubt the security team at Peloton is working long, hard hours to pull themselves out of this horrible situation. The damage is done but there are lessons we can, and should, learn from the incident. Peloton was ... Read More
Reality Check: Automated Shopping Bots are a Business Problem

Reality Check: Automated Shopping Bots are a Business Problem

Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in a webinar on automated shopping bots with Sandy Carielli, Security and Risk Analyst at Forrester Research. The webinar highlighted two things for me: automated shopping bots are a complex problem and they impact the entire business – not just security, or ... Read More

Technology & Collaboration: The Winning Formula to Defeat Shopping Bots

As an innovator, software is always the first thing I think about when addressing a problem. But, in a recent blog about shopping bots and the holiday season, Sandy Carielli at Forrester reminded me that you’ve got to think about holistic solutions – comprised of software/technology, people and process – ... Read More
Predictions 2021: Getting an Edge Against the Bots

Predictions 2021: Getting an Edge Against the Bots

In more than one way, the year 2020 was different. The COVID-19 pandemic made us change our plans for the year, and it will have a lasting impact on 2021 and beyond. Let’s look to the future and see if we can predict what 2021 will hold for web application ... Read More
Bot-as-a-Service: The Consumerization of Botting

Bot-as-a-Service: The Consumerization of Botting

We are fast approaching the end of 2020. A year that was different in many ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impacts on retail were no exception. There has been widespread coverage of retail strategies to survive as physical stores remain closed. Black Friday was not a day ... Read More
An Alternative Approach to WAAP Architecture

An Alternative Approach to WAAP Architecture

Over the last few months, I’ve had many conversations with customers about securing their APIs and some common challenges they face. Many of them already have revenue-generating applications consumed by their customers and now they are starting an API program. Old monolith applications are being broken into micro-services, orchestrated in ... Read More

Looking for a Silver Tail Replacement?

When RSA Security announced an end-of-life (EOL) for Silver Tail, a popular fraud analytics and prevention product, they left a lot of customers scrambling to find an alternative. If you find yourself in that very situation, read on. The Cequence Application Security Platform (ASP) was designed to solve the same use cases as ... Read More

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