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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.

Patrice Boffa

Patrice Boffa

July 23, 2014 2:13 PM

2014 World Cup: Web Security - "Let's watch the game ...

Akamai has once again been chosen to help protect the leading global broadcasters, advertisers, partners and sponsors' sites for this year's World Cup. This has given us the opportunity to capture an incredible amount of data for analyzing specific trends.

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.

Akamai

Akamai

July 22, 2014 12:00 PM

Hackers "Join" World Cup 2014 Matches on the Web

George Orwell once said, "International football is the continuation of war by other means" - as we will demonstrate in this post - Mr. Orwell was spot-on, according to statistics on web application layer attacks collected by Akamai's Cloud Security Intelligence platform, the 2014 world cup soccer matches spurred sophisticated cyber attacks between soccer-fan-hackers of competing sides.

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

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 16, 2014 5:25 AM

Akamai at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2014

Several people from Akamai's InfoSec team will be at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan July 22 and 23 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. You can visit us at Booth G7 and see live attacks against protected Web properties using multiple popular attack methods. You can also schedule a private meeting with us so we can update you on recent enhancements and answer any specific questions you may have about Akamai,