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December 11, 2013 6:17 AM

Akamai Security Podcast, Episode 8: Martin McKeay

This week's episode is with Akamai Senior Security Advocate Martin McKeay. He's an old friend with more than a decade of experience in information security. At Akamai, he spreads awareness about security and privacy, helping customers understand our approach to both. As a self-described "recovering QSA," he's well aware of the pain many companies feel when dealing with compliance. He is also the host and author of a pair of the longest running

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December 4, 2013 6:00 AM

Akamai Security Podcast, Episode 7: Dave Lewis

In this episode of the Akamai Security Podcast, I talk to colleague, friend and Security Advocate Dave Lewis (@gattaca on Twitter). We talk about the past, present and future of his Liquidmatrix site, life in his new role and the big issues he's helping customers address. We also talk about all the blogging he's doing over at CSOonline.com. For Episode 7, click here.Previous episodes of the podcast are available here.

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November 6, 2013 6:13 AM

Podcast: Akamai CSIRT Director Michael Smith, Part 2

In Episode 6 of the Akamai Security Podcast, I continue my discussion with CSIRT Director Michael Smith. In this installment, Mike describes the process by which CSIRT delivers daily threat intelligence to our customers, along with the defensive measures needed to block attacks.--Listen to the podcast HEREBio: Michael Smith is a senior security manager with more than 20 years of experience in the IT security and intelligence fields performing security design and engineering,

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October 29, 2013 9:17 AM

Podcast: Akamai CSIRT Director Michael Smith

In Episode 5 of the Akamai Security Podcast, I interview CSIRT Director Michael Smith. We discuss the role of CSIRT in researching threats and vulnerabilities, as well as keeping customers and the wider public informed of defensive measures they can take.--Listen to the podcast HEREBio: Michael Smith is a senior security manager with more than 20 years of experience in the IT security and intelligence fields performing security design and

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October 15, 2013 7:51 AM

Podcast: The Flip Side of Bots and Crawlers

A few months ago, Akamai Senior Enterprise Architect David Senecal wrote a post about ways to identify and mitigate unwanted bot traffic. Last week, I went into more detail on the subject with Matt Ringel (@ringel on Twitter), an enterprise architect in Akamai's Professional Services team. (Check out Matt's recent post, "You Must Try, and Then You Must Ask."). That resulted in the post "Bots, Crawlers Not Created Equally."In addition to that post, we have a full

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September 23, 2013 4:53 AM

Podcast: Akamai InfoSec's Larry Cashdollar

In this week's Akamai Security Podcast, I talk to Larry Cashdollar, a senior security response engineer on our CSIRT team. Larry discusses the mechanics of his job and the particular threats he and the team have been tracking and defending against. Listen here.

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September 16, 2013 5:15 AM

Podcast Interview: Akamai InfoSec's Meg Grady-Troia

I recently spoke with Meg Grady-Troia about her role in Akamai InfoSec, particularly the security training she does for new hires. In addition to training, Meg works to inform and educate Akamai sales staff and customers about platform security at Akamai. She also develops white papers, short documents and other materials, as needed, to support Akamai's development as a security company.She also explains how she shifted from a career in restaurant