A round-up of the first nine episodes of the Akamai Security Podcast:
Episode 1: CEO Tom Leighton discusses the legacy of Co-Founder Danny Lewin, Akamai's role on 9-11-01, and his vision of Akamai as a major player in the security industry.
Episode 2: I talk to Meg Grady-Troia about her role in Akamai InfoSec, particularly the security training she does for new hires.
Episode 3: I talk to Larry Cashdollar, a senior security response engineer on our CSIRT team. Larry discusses the mechanics of his job and the particular threats he and the team have been tracking and defending against.
Episode 4: A few months ago, Akamai Senior Enterprise Architect David Senecal wrote a post about ways to identify and mitigate unwanted bot traffic. In this episode, I went into more detail on the subject with Matt Ringel, an enterprise architect in Akamai's Professional Services team. Check out the related post, "Bots, Crawlers Not Created Equally."
Episode 5: I interview CSIRT Director Michael Smith. We discuss the role of CSIRT in researching threats and vulnerabilities, as well as keeping customers and the wider public informed of defensive measures they can take.
Episode 6: I continue my discussion with CSIRT Director Michael Smith. In this installment, Mike describes the process by which CSIRT delivers daily threat intelligence to our customers, along with the defensive measures needed to block attacks.
Episode 7: In this episode of the Akamai Security Podcast, I talk to colleague, friend and Security Advocate Dave Lewis (@gattaca on Twitter). We talk about the past, present and future of his Liquidmatrix site, life in his new role and the big issues he's helping customers address. We also talk about all the blogging he's doing over at CSOonline.com.
Episode 8: This week's episode is with Akamai Senior Security Advocate Martin McKeay. He's an old friend with more than a decade of experience in information security. At Akamai, he spreads awareness about security and privacy, helping customers understand our approach to both.