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Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

August 3, 2014 1:50 PM

Security in the News, Aug. 4

A look at security stories in the news that are relevant to Akamai customers and beyond. Android vulnerability still a threat to many devices nearly two years later (CSOonline) Many apps that use the Android addJavascriptInterface API are still vulnerable to JavaScript code injection, researchers from Bromium said. Microsoft ordered to turn over customer data stored in the cloud (Computerworld) Federal court says warrant for info stored in Ireland is

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 30, 2014 5:42 AM

The IETF as a Nexus of Cryptography

The following is a guest post from Akamai Principal Security Engineer Rich Salz.The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is becoming a center for the application of cryptography. There are a handful of factors contributing to this: · It is the technical organization that defines the protocols and standards that enable the Internet. · The recent Snowden revelations that showed how much government spying there is on Internet traffic. · The

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 29, 2014 5:46 AM

Microsoft, Akamai Join Forces for First Security Acc ...

Microsoft and Akamai have teamed up with Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) to create a security-focused accelerator program. It's based at the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Israel, and interested entrepreneurs and startups can apply now. Startups accepted into the program will be announced Sept. 7 and the class will run through January.

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 28, 2014 5:52 AM

Security in the News, July 28

A look at security stories in the news that are relevant to Akamai customers and beyond.

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 23, 2014 7:46 AM

BSidesLV Speaker Schedule, Shuttle Info, Etc.

The schedule for BSidesLV is out, along with details on a shuttle service that will transport attendees from the BSides venue to points throughout Las Vegas. Some of the speaker schedule is below, followed by the transportation and party details.

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 22, 2014 6:49 AM

Podcast: Inside Akamai's Security Engineering Team i ...

In this episode of the Akamai Security Podcast, I talk to Adi Ludmer, a senior researcher from Akamai's security engineering team in Tel Aviv, Israel. He discusses the daily role his team plays in keeping Akamai customers secure, and shares some of the research he's currently focused on.Hear the full episode

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 22, 2014 5:35 AM

Highlights of Prolexic Attack Report for Q2 2014

As attacks go, the second quarter of 2014 was quieter than the first. But when you compare the numbers to this time last year, that's of little comfort. According to Prolexic's newly-released attack report for Q2 2014, the rate of DDoS attacks rose 22 percent over the second quarter of 2013.The report is now available for download HERE.

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 21, 2014 5:31 AM

Web Security in the News, July 21

A look at security stories in the news that are relevant to Akamai customers and beyond.

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 17, 2014 5:02 AM

Oracle Releases Massive Security Update

Note: Akamai CSIRT member Larry Cashdollar contributed to Oracle's latest CPU. He appears in the advisory credits. We always knew he'd be famous!Oracle has released a monster Critical Patch Update (CPU) -- 113 security fixes in all affecting a vast portion of the company's product line. In a blog post outlining the fixes, Oracle's Eric Maurice wrote: This Critical Patch Update provides 113 new security fixes across a wide range