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Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Does Zero Trust Security Have to be Hard to be Effec ...

The short answer is no. As expected, the long answer is a little more nuanced. But first, a quick refresher on Zero Trust security for those who haven't jumped on the bandwagon yet. (For those who have, feel free to skip the next section.)

Alex Balford

Alex Balford

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Securing CDN Delivery with TLS at Massive Scale

The growth of HTTPS on the Internet Amidst ever-growing security concerns, providing protected Internet connections is more important than ever. The movement towards an Internet that places more emphasis on data integrity and confidentiality is taking place swiftly. HTTP connections are giving way to HTTPS as the growth in encrypted communications continues.

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

FUTURE PROOFING YOUR CONTENT SECURITY PERIMETER WITH ...

Background: Media Content Security Security in the media & entertainment industry means securing the entire content consumption path. For any OTT or streaming company that wants to serve or distribute its content to end users, has to protect and safeguard their content against an ever-evolving plethora of online piracy and cyber threats. There multiple different types of threats across the content consumption path, so, while companies would need enterprise security

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Prevent Access to Unauthorized Viewers with Enhanced ...

Background: Geo-Blocking Content There are no hard and fast rules to the way content is licensed throughout the world, but typically content owners develop license agreements at the country level which gives them a fair amount of flexibility when monetizing their content. These license agreements then require the content providers to place geographic restrictions on the services they sell in order to maintain compliance with said license agreements. This manifests

Darren Ng

Darren Ng

February 28, 2019 10:45 AM

Packet Pacing Benefits for Midgress Traffic

Akamai's Smooth Delivery Pacing (SDP) made an impression last year by increasing client network performance while simultaneously reducing retransmissions. If you missed the details and want to learn more about SDP, please check out our past discussion. In this article, we'll explore if SDP's benefits can be applied to Akamai's midgress network.

Asaf Nadler

Asaf Nadler

February 27, 2019 9:00 AM

Ramnit in the UK

By Asaf Nadler and Lior Lahav Ramnit is a family of trojans that allows attackers to remotely control infected machines, in order steal personal and banking information [1], and open backdoors to download additional malware [2]. Initial versions of Ramnit appeared in late 2011 and infected more than 800,000 Windows PCs [3]. In May 2018, Ramnit was observed in the "Black" botnet, and was responsible for infecting more than 100,000

Roger Barranco

Roger Barranco

February 21, 2019 10:30 AM

New Video Series: How a Security Operations Command ...

For over two decades I've made it my mission to stop "bad guys" on the Internet. Working day in and day out alongside an amazing team of security professionals inside our global Security Operations Command Center (SOCC) has given me the opportunity to do just that.

Renny Shen

Renny Shen

February 14, 2019 12:00 PM

3 Reasons Your Business Needs Security at the Edge

As a security professional, no one knows better than you that the attack surface is shifting and continues to expand across an ever-widening area. Our interconnected digital lives are wreaking havoc with the idea of "the perimeter." As digital attacks continue to grow in size and volume, and are increasingly targeted, knowing what defense posture you need to deploy to stay safe is being redefined right before your eyes. That's

Victor Wong

Victor Wong

February 7, 2019 2:19 PM

Qualifying Encoders with Akamai

Introduction The encoder qualification program was created to improve the process for vendors that wish to align themselves with Akamai network specific requirements. It is also intended to , mitigate the risk of encoder issues before using in production. A formal process is being introduced to fast forward the qualification testing cycle.