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Patch Tuesday is an important calendar item for Akamai customers, given how dominant Windows machines are in many companies. What follows is a preview of Microsoft's February 2014 Security Update.
In recent months I've told you about the new security section we've been developing for the Akamai website. We're adding the finishing touches, and it's time for a preview.
All our attention may be on RSA and BSidesSF right now, but it's worth noting that the 14th annual CanSecWest conference will be held shortly after, from March 12-14 at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.
For those planning the trip to San Francisco next month for RSA Conference and BSidesSF, there's a lot of good talks to choose from. Here's a look at the BSidesSF agenda. I apologize in advance to those I missed. These are the items that piqued my interest at first glance.
For the first time in nearly a year, Akamai researchers saw a drop in the number of DDoS attacks targeting customers. The details are outlined in the newly-released State of the Internet Report for the third quarter of 2013.Download the full report HERE
Akamai released its Third Quarter 2013 State of the Internet Report yesterday. On the security side, we saw a return of sorts to the status quo.
At the recent ShmooCon conference, industry leader James Arlen discussed the need for better business etiquette among security practitioners.
In the world of information security, complaining about the user is a sport as old as the profession itself. Users falling for phishing attacks. Users failing to install patches. The list of complaints goes on.
In the past several weeks, Akamai was in a unique position to witness a massively orchestrated attack, designed to map Internet facing web servers that are susceptible to certain specific vulnerabilities.