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Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 29, 2013 12:01 AM

Black Hat 2013: The Benefits of 'Lobby Con'

It's the end of my first day in Las Vegas, where I'm spending the week at Black Hat and BSidesLV. Along with DEF CON, which begins later in the week, these events are important for those of us in Akamai's InfoSec department. It's a place for vital networking and discussion on the threats and defensive measures for which we're responsible.Also see: "A Black Hat, BSidesLV and DEF CON Survival Guide"Attending

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 26, 2013 7:06 AM

'State of The Internet' Report: Account Checker Atta ...

One of the most interesting highlights of our latest "State of the Internet" report -- in my opinion -- involves something called account checker attacks. The big victim here: e-commerce websites.--Please join us on Sept 26th at 11 AM ET for our next "Crush the Rush" holiday readiness webinar to learn more about how to protect your site and holiday season revenue. Mike Smith, director of our CSIRT Team, and Daniel

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 25, 2013 1:30 AM

Akamai State of the Internet Report: DDoS Trends

Yesterday, I shared details from the latest Akamai "State of the Internet" report regarding attack traffic and where it's coming from. Today, we look at what the report has to say about DDoS attacks.The full report can be downloaded here.We have quite a vantage point here at Akamai. Our globally-distributed Intelligent Platform helps us gather huge piles of data on everything from connection speeds, attack traffic, network connectivity/availability/latency problems, and

Akamai

Akamai

July 23, 2013 1:17 PM

Please Join Us in Creating a Faster Forward World at ...

I'm pleased to invite you to our 6th Akamai Edge 2013 this October 7 - 11 in Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Conference Center. Join us and meet up with more than 1,000 of your industry peers and our best line-up yet of industry innovators, as we create the experiences that to drive a Faster Forward World. Our Biggest and Best Customer Conference Yet! More sessions, tracks and

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 23, 2013 10:14 AM

Video: Security Means Different Things to Different ...

In this video, Akamai CSO Andy Ellis explains why security means different things to different people.

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 23, 2013 7:00 AM

Akamai State of the Internet Report: Attack Traffic, ...

Akamai's latest "State of the Internet" report is rich in detail about attack traffic and other areas of security. I'll be sharing all the security bits with you in the coming days. The full report can be downloaded here. We have quite a vantage point here at Akamai. Our globally-distributed Intelligent Platform helps us gather huge piles of data on everything from connection speeds, attack traffic, network connectivity/availability/latency problems, and IPv6

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 22, 2013 10:22 AM

Video: A Primer on Security Laws

In this video, Akamai CSIRT Director Michael Smith walks viewers through the regulatory minefield. It's a great primer, though we suggest, as always, that you consult your own attorneys to understand how the laws and standards discussed in this video apply to you.

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 22, 2013 7:52 AM

Akamai InfoSec at Black Hat, DEF CON and BSidesLV

This time next week the security community will head to Las Vegas for Black Hat and BSidesLV. I won't be staying for DEF CON due to family obligations, but several Akamai InfoSec colleagues will be. What follows is a rough outline of where we'll be and what we'll be doing.Let's start with me...This will be the first conference I've attended without a press badge, since I'm now working for Akamai.

Bill Brenner

Bill Brenner

July 18, 2013 4:58 AM

Talks Of Interest At DEF CON

I've been looking over the Black Hat 2013 schedule to see which talks best fit the issues Akamai's InfoSec team is dealing with daily. It's always a roll of the dice when you try to determine which talks to attend, because some look like the right fit on the website but then the talk turns out to be something different. That's not necessarily a bad thing. I've gone to talks