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Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

August 2, 2019 11:30 AM

Security Fundamentals Are Key To Successful Cloud Mi ...

Earlier I wrote about the importance of patching, or more accurately the importance of transferring the need to patch (& the associated risk) to someone else by using their cloud security service. While patching definitely falls into the security fundamentals category it remains as relevant as ever, but it's not the only security best practice we need to collectively remember.

Renny Shen

Renny Shen

August 1, 2019 11:00 AM

4 Critical Elements Your Next Security Solution Must ...

Security is essential to the success of any digital business. But there's one thing you can always count on: security-related incursions are inevitable. And the results can be devastating. Security breaches erode trust and damage reputation.

Greg Burns

Greg Burns

August 1, 2019 11:00 AM

Launching the Melbourne Scrubbing Centre

We are excited to announce the launch of Akamai's newest scrubbing centre in Australia. While Akamai has been protecting ANZ customers from large and complex DDoS attacks for years, the new Melbourne scrubbing centre will allow us to provide higher resilience and reduce latency for in-region traffic. Listen to a webinar to learn more about the new Melbourne Scrubbing Centre. Register now.

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

July 30, 2019 11:00 AM

Time to Transfer Risk: Why Security Complexity & VPN ...

We all heed the gospel of patching, but as recent incidents made clear, even cutting-edge disruptors struggle to patch everything, everywhere, and all the time.

Sumit Bahl

Sumit Bahl

July 29, 2019 3:59 PM

Easy VPN Transition With Zero Trust Access

Akamai recently announced Enterprise Application Access capabilities designed to improve performance and user experience, as well as provide an easy migration away from VPN, reducing complexity and risk. The new capabilities -- IP address-based access, on-premises network detection, and captive portal support -- are architected to accelerate large-scale deployments, enhance performance, and help businesses transition to a Zero Trust security model. This free upgrade for Enterprise Application Access customers is

Tara Bartley

Tara Bartley

July 25, 2019 11:43 AM

New OTT Service Changing How New Zealanders Watch Sp ...

Communications service providers are looking for new ways to gain an edge in today's competitive market. In sports-crazed New Zealand, one of the country's largest telecom providers just launched an all-sports video service to attract new subscribers. Spark Sport is a new over-the-top (OTT) offering arriving just in time for Rugby World Cup 2019. And according to Diluk de Silva, Service Quality & Distribution Lead at Spark New Zealand, New

Chris Wraight

Chris Wraight

July 25, 2019 9:00 AM

Amazon Prime Day is Now a Major Holiday, Driving up ...

For the just-completed Amazon Prime Day (a full 48 hours this year), published reports indicate that it was the largest shopping event in Amazon's history, exceeding their own 2018 sales for both Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.

Chinedu Egonu

Chinedu Egonu

July 24, 2019 11:50 AM

Why Identity Aware Proxies are Key to Adaptive Acces ...

By now, you have likely heard the term "Zero Trust". From tech seminars and industry events to webinars and whitepapers, it is popping up everywhere. CISOs and CTOs are constantly inundated with calls and messages from different vendors proclaiming different ways their solutions can help them transition to this security model. At this year's RSA Conference, there was a deluge of vendors touting Zero Trust security solutions and I could

Jim Gilbert

Jim Gilbert

July 18, 2019 11:00 AM

Akamai Load Balancing to Lock-in Quality

The Right Service from the Right Edge at the Right Time Introduction As Akamai's Global Traffic Management for Cloud, Data Centers and CDNs blog introduces, Akamai's Intelligent Edge™ platform includes DNS and Layer 7 load balancing capabilities that combine to get users to the right edge at the right time. In this blog, Akamai poses a use case and describes how to address it using Akamai Global Traffic Management (GTM)