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Tom Emmons

Tom Emmons

May 26, 2020 3:02 PM

Record 0-Second SLA PPS Mitigation

Record-High 312 Mpps Attack Mitigated in 0 Seconds On May 2, 2020, Akamai blocked a large PPS-focused attack against one of our financial services customers in 0 seconds, utilizing a proactive mitigation posture. This was one of the largest PPS levels we have on record, and the biggest mitigated to date in 0 seconds. The attacker launched a bevy of minimally sized UDP packets in an attempt to overwhelm network

Richard Meeus

Richard Meeus

May 15, 2020 2:58 PM

Shifting Strategies

Formula One is always a sport I wanted to enjoy more than I actually did. I found the strategy always more compelling than the actual racing, which was usually just a procession. Of course, the crashes were always spectacular, not least because it would cause all the team strategies to be completely reset, and a whole host of changes would be made while the pace car was out.

Jim Black

Jim Black

April 21, 2020 2:56 PM

COVID-19 and the Perfect Security Storm

The global pandemic has resulted in a dramatic shift to home working. This has created a perfect security storm that has dramatically increased the security risk for enterprises. The best worst-case scenario is that a single device used by an employee working from home is compromised, and sensitive data on that device is stolen or locked with ransomware. Or worse, the compromised device is the beachhead for lateral movement and

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

March 24, 2020 6:30 AM

March 2020 -- What's New in Security, Part 2

Welcome to Akamai's March 2020 Release. As we covered yesterday, this release offers a week of product updates, with each day highlighting continued innovations across a different area of Akamai's portfolio: Monday and Tuesday feature two days of security updates. There's a lot going on in Akamai's security portfolio -- more than will fit into a single day. Wednesday introduces updates to Akamai's delivery platform for HTML, API, video, software,

Renny Shen

Renny Shen

March 23, 2020 6:30 AM

March 2020 -- What's New in Security, Part 1

Welcome to Akamai's March 2020 Release! This release offers a week of product updates, with each day highlighting continued innovations across a different area of Akamai's product portfolio: Monday and Tuesday feature two days of security updates. There's a lot going on in Akamai's security portfolio -- more than will fit into a single day. Wednesday introduces updates to Akamai's delivery platform for HTML, API, video, software, and small-object content.

Akamai

Akamai

February 13, 2020 11:00 AM

Why You Need Cloud-Based Security for Agile, Innovat ...

Digital transformation isn't just a buzzworthy trend or a finite phase for today's businesses. Rolling adaptation to an ever-changing environment and continuous digital evolution has become the new normal for enterprises -- the key to success in this agile, demanding, and hyper-connected age.

Mike Kane

Mike Kane

January 24, 2020 2:00 PM

Protecting Websites from Magecart and Other In-Brows ...

The Rise of Third-Party Scripts Modern web applications have become increasingly reliant on external code, services and vendors that execute JavaScript code in the browser... often referred to as third-party scripts. As a close-to-home example shown below, Akamai executes dozens of scripts to populate our home page. Nearly 70% of these scripts come from outside sources.

Tom Emmons

Tom Emmons

December 2, 2019 11:50 AM

Akamai Prolexic - Mitigating Large Scale DDoS Attack ...

Large scale multi-vector DDOS attack thwarted in 0 Seconds A recent large attack levied against one of our global online gaming customers highlights the value of Akamai Prolexic's 0 Second SLA. As attacks ramp up more quickly than ever before, Akamai's SOCC demonstrates every day how having a complete and comprehensive defensive posture in place, with rules qualifying for 0-second mitigation, can help any Prolexic Routed customer to reduce potential

Renny Shen

Renny Shen

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

October 2019 - What's New in Security?

The October 2019 Release includes enhancements to Akamai security products with many new and updated capabilities. Highlights and capabilities that our customers have been particularly excited about include: The Bot Intelligence Console provides greater visibility into the bot landscape, allowing you to benchmark against your industry vertical or the platform as a whole, and see everything that Akamai knows about any individual bot. KRS Evaluation Mode makes it easier to