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Maria Ramirez

Maria Ramirez

September 5, 2019 11:00 AM

DNS Protection: A "Must" in Security Solutions for a ...

Domain name system (DNS) services are often a point of vulnerability for businesses, so DNS security has become a growing concern for many of them.

Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

September 5, 2019 9:40 AM

How Can Akamai Identity Cloud Help With Regulatory C ...

Regulatory compliance related to personal identifiable information (PII) is continuously being enacted around the world as the amount of breaches and data abuse continues to grow. Understanding the variances between the many different privacy and data protection laws can be challenging for companies -- from the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to California's upcoming Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Australia's Privacy Act, to Japan's Act on the Protection of Personal

Tara Bartley

Tara Bartley

August 28, 2019 8:10 AM

Increasing Female Leadership in Technology

The lack of women in technology is a well-documented issue. In the United States, women account for only about 25% of computer and mathematical occupations, and only about 16% of engineering jobs. Worse still, women hold only 5% of leadership positions in the tech industry. Clearly the industry has a long way to go.

Antoine Drochon

Antoine Drochon

August 22, 2019 12:30 PM

How to Provide Secure Access to AWS Workloads

In the last two posts, we covered the security fundamentals to migrate to the Cloud and the 10 best practices to secure workloads. In this third post, we will talk about securing access to your AWS workloads.

Dan Kirwan-Taylor CISSP

Dan Kirwan-Taylor CISSP

August 22, 2019 11:00 AM

The Shady Secrets of Shadow Networks

Shadow networks are side channels to traditional networks, undetected and working quietly in the background alongside what the traditional network was designed to do.

Sam Preston

Sam Preston

August 19, 2019 11:00 AM

Fast DNS: Zone Apex Mapping & DNSSEC

Introduction Along with its DDoS resilience and impressive global footprint, Fast DNS affords zone administrators additional technical flexibility and implementation options. One example is Zone Apex Mapping (ZAM) -- a feature that enables apex domains to be mapped directly to an Akamai edge IP. The popularity and appeal of ZAM does, however, prompt a number of questions about the technical specifics, such as: is ZAM interoperable with commonplace DNS extensions,

Tara Bartley

Tara Bartley

August 13, 2019 9:08 AM

Alleviating Digital Transformation Performance and S ...

Businesses across the world are migrating applications to the cloud to reduce IT cost and complexity, and accelerate the pace of innovation. But when you move applications and services to the cloud you lose visibility and control over your infrastructure, increasing risk and uncertainty. That's why leading companies like Capital Group turn to Akamai to accelerate web performance, boost cloud security and improve digital transformation outcomes.

Yoav Shilon

Yoav Shilon

August 7, 2019 1:20 PM

TOP 10 BEST PRACTICES FOR SECURING CLOUD WORKFLOWS

Cloud migration is a double-edged sword. While promising greater scalability, agility, and even new approaches to applications, it also introduces complexity--which means more security risk. Security vulnerabilities exposed in breach after breach have highlighted the risk that comes with the cloud.

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

August 7, 2019 11:30 AM

Trust As The Foundation Of Security

Our customers are moving more workloads to the cloud. No surprise there. The siren song of agility, scale, and cost savings can't be resisted. But as we highlighted earlier, security fundamentals are key to a successful cloud migration. In fact, we also shared marketectures to successfully migrate apps to the cloud and the top best practices for securing cloud workloads. While there are plenty of areas to dive into across