Deloitte projects that e-commerce sales will grow by 12.8% to 14.3%, year-over-year, during the 2022-2023 holiday season. That’s a lot of activity on your e-commerce apps—and not all of it will be from happy holiday elves checking their shopping lists.
Simply put, criminals who utilize bots follow the money, and during the holiday season, that unfortunately may include targeting your e-commerce site.
Given the critical role of DevSecOps in securing the modern enterprise, it follows that bot management should be included among the responsibilities of that particular discipline. Not only is bot management essential to security and thus core to the mission of DevSecOps, but DevSecOps is also ideally positioned to ensure that organizations are well protected against malicious bots.
With F5's participation, the Global Privacy Assembly recently published the first intergovernmental guidelines on credential stuffing asserting that this type of threat poses a risk to personal data on a global scale and that data protection laws require that organizations protect against it.