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Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

April 19, 2021 6:00 AM

Akamai Recognized as 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Cust ...

Akamai has been named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Web Application Firewalls (for the second time).

Richard Meeus

Richard Meeus

April 14, 2021 9:00 AM

Adapting Security to Work Anywhere

"Working from home 2021" was the title of my talk at The Cyber Security Summit in January, and the strikethrough is important. After a massive shift away from common workspaces in response to the global pandemic, there is no more working remotely or working from home, there is just working. The axiom, "work is what you do, not where you go" has never before been so true. The possibility

Mani Sundaram

Mani Sundaram

April 9, 2021 9:30 AM

Caught on Camera: Rethinking IoT Security

We all know that we're on camera pretty much constantly -- most coffee shops, convenience stores, and even offices employ security cameras for protection. But what happens when those devices built to keep us safe become unsafe? Hacks are becoming more frequent and attacking personal, private data through expanding channels. A recent widespread breach involving data from 150,000 security cameras has renewed industry discussions around the safety of IoT devices.

Tom Emmons

Tom Emmons

March 31, 2021 6:00 AM

2021: Volumetric DDoS Attacks Rising Fast

In our 2020 DDoS retrospective, we highlighted the twists and turns of a very, very active threat landscape. As a quick refresher, we mitigated some of the largest attacks ever seen (1.44 Tbps and 809 Mpps); saw more attacks on customers across more diverse industries than ever before; and observed the largest DDoS extortion campaign, which impacted thousands of companies globally. So, it came as no surprise when 2021 threat

Jonathan Morgan

Jonathan Morgan

March 19, 2021 9:00 AM

The Edge is Becoming More Critical in a World of 5G ...

The edge is becoming more critical in a world of 5G and IoT. I've seen the evolution from 1x to 3G to 4G and now 5G over the many years I've worked in the mobile space, and 5G and IoT will drive the biggest changes we have seen on the edge in 10 or 20 years.

Or Katz

Or Katz

March 17, 2021 9:00 AM

Finding the Cracks in the Wall - How Modern Scams By ...

In my previous blog, I discussed the important role multi-factor authentication (MFA) plays in further securing access to enterprise and consumer services. We also established the fact that although MFA increases authentication security and decreases the risk of account takeover, MFA can, and is, being bypassed in the wild.

Jim Black

Jim Black

March 17, 2021 9:00 AM

Phish-Proof Multi-Factor Authentication with Akamai ...

Today, Akamai announced Akamai MFA, a phish-proof multi-factor authentication (MFA) service for the workforce that delivers all of the security benefits of FIDO2 with the frictionless end-user experience of a mobile push on a smartphone. Why has Akamai introduced this new service?

Or Katz

Or Katz

March 17, 2021 9:00 AM

Finding the Cracks in the Wall - The Hazard of Singl ...

The use of authentication factors, one of the most fundamental and well understood concepts in information security, enables secure access to applications, services, and networks. It can affect an enterprise's security posture, however, as the drastic increase in data breaches and system attacks are largely based on compromised authentication.

Amol Mathur

Amol Mathur

March 15, 2021 5:30 PM

How Akamai Can Help You Fight the Latest Exploitatio ...

Co-authored by Ryan Barnett. AppSec Protections for Microsoft Exchange CVE-2021-26855, CVE-2021-26857, CVE-2021-26858, CVE-2021-27065 On March 2, 2021, the Microsoft Security Response Center alerted its customers to several critical security updates to Microsoft Exchange Server, addressing vulnerabilities currently under attack.