Formerly known as Shape Integrated Bot Defense and Shape Enterprise Defense, now F5 Distributed Cloud Bot Defense. Learn more ›
Bot protection for APIs and web and mobile apps
Defend against malicious bots. Ensure safe, fast, and seamless user experiences.
Bot attacks are difficult to stop—criminals retool to bypass defenses, rapidly solving CAPTCHAs and mimicking human behavior. To stay ahead of bots, Distributed Cloud Bot Defense uses AI to achieve unparalleled long-term efficacy and zero customer friction.
Cybercriminals continuously retool bot attacks to quickly overcome commoditized bot protection by bypassing controls and mimicking humans—frustrating both security teams and your customers.
Bots use credential stuffing attacks to take over accounts, steal customer data, and commit fraudulent transactions.
Bots solve CAPTCHAs better than humans and use proxy networks to overwhelm deny lists.
Sophisticated bots evade detection by imitating humans and randomizing mouse movements and clicks.
SecOps cannot adapt fast enough, raising operational costs, customer friction, and security breaches.
Based on rich signal collection, F5 uses AI to analyze massive traffic volumes to rapidly discover attacker retooling.
F5 engages human domain experts and ML to ensure sustainable bot prediction models and a near zero false-positive rate.
F5 defends the world’s largest banks, retailers, and airlines, creating a pool of knowledge to protect your apps.
F5 offers flexible deployment options for protecting legacy and modern apps both on-premises and across clouds.
Achieve highly effective bot protection based on unparalleled analysis of devices and behavioral signals that unmasks automation. You gain the advantage of a network effect as the platform adapts to retooling attempts across thousands of the world’s most highly trafficked apps.
Prebuilt integrations enable fast cloud and on-premises deployments.
Advanced analytics provide maximum efficacy with near zero false positives.
Secure experience for customers wherever they interact.
Advanced obfuscation prevents reverse engineering and bypassing signal collection.
Distributed Cloud Bot Defense protects against a broad set of bot-based attacks including credential stuffing, account takeover, fraud, and account abuse.
Stop bots from testing stolen credentials and taking over accounts.
Prevent criminals from creating fake accounts for fraudulent use.
Mitigate inventory hoarding and retain customer loyalty.
Protect performance and privacy—control how scrapers harvest data.
Disrupt enumeration of codes that lead to card cracking.
Security and fraud teams at industry-leading organizations rely on the rich signal data and inferences made by Distributed Cloud Bot Defense to drive threat analyses by integrating data feeds into leading SIEM systems in real-time or through cloud buckets.
To optimize performance, Distributed Cloud Bot Defense can be deployed close to your public cloud workloads through VMs or containers.
Deploy Distributed Cloud Bot Defense through a connector right for your app and with support services tailored to your needs, from self-service to managed service.
Enable through the F5 Distributed Cloud Platform for comprehensive WAAP security.
Easily integrate Distributed Cloud Bot Defense with BIG-IP through a native module or iApp.
Ensure seamless e-commerce security with the F5 connector for Adobe Commerce.
Ensure seamless e-commerce security with the F5 connector for Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC).
Partner with F5 to deploy Distributed Cloud Bot Defense within your environment, whether on-premises, hybrid, or multi-cloud.
Ensure seamless security with the F5 connector for Amazon CloudFront CDN.
Q2 Uses Security Automation to Block 97% of Malicious Traffic with F5 Distributed Cloud Bot Defense
Aite Novarica names F5 Distributed Cloud Bot Defense Best in Class Bot Vendor
"F5 Distributed Cloud Bot Defense is the most trusted application by the banking industry for security and fraud protection. It was an obvious choice to partner with them and set the same high standards for our Open Banking solutions."
Senior Director of IT Operations & Security, Flinks