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Jim Black

Jim Black

July 9, 2020 12:30 PM

The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

What Is CIPA? Enacted in 2000 by the United States Congress, the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) limits children's exposure to explicit internet material such as obscene content. CIPA mandates that K-12 schools and public libraries must deploy technologies that filter this type of content on internet-connected computers in order to be eligible for federal funding such as E-Rate.

Chinedu Egonu

Chinedu Egonu

July 7, 2020 9:00 AM

The Only Constant Is Change -- Rethinking Secure Acc ...

It seems like a long time ago now when IT teams had their annual strategy meeting, where topics related to network modernization with SASE or SD-WANs, remote access, threat prevention, and cloud adoption were likely discussed. COVID-19, however, has caused a lot of these initiatives to take a backseat and put the spotlight on business continuity.

Richard Meeus

Richard Meeus

June 26, 2020 10:20 AM

Time for a Haircut

Like many people around the world, my hair has grown profusely in the past few months and bears little resemblance to the photo in my profile. Without the required care and attention, my hair is getting dangerously close to the bad hairstyles I adopted in the 1980s.

Sanjay Sadarangani

Sanjay Sadarangani

April 28, 2020 1:35 PM

Accelerate Migration from Legacy WAM While Enabling ...

Customers are in the process of replacing their legacy proxy/WAM solutions with modern Identity-Aware Proxies to enable Zero Trust access to business applications and services. Akamai's Identity Aware proxy enables secure remote access for end users from anywhere, on any device, to business applications hosted across multiple data centers using modern cloud and Zero Trust principles.

Or Katz

Or Katz

January 23, 2020 12:30 PM

Zero Trust Access: Santa Claus Wasn't the Only One W ...

The days from Christmas Eve to New Year's Day are filled with celebrations. Many companies shut down and encourage their employees to take vacations. However, a sample of data comparing an average work week around the holiday, shows the idea of "downtime" isn't exactly accurate. In fact, many users are accessing corporate applications even on holidays such as Christmas and New Year's Day, particularly in the United States.

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

November 13, 2019 11:00 AM

Security at the Edge - What is Gartner's SASE & why ...

Recently, Gartner published a report called "Market Trends: How to Win as WAN Edge and Security Converge Into the Secure Access Service Edge" that dives into how to enable security and network access controls as-a-service from the cloud. But what is Gartner's SASE (pronounced like "sassy")? The acronym stands for Secure Access Service Edge, and is a concept that merges the functions of network and security point solutions into a

Tim Knudsen

Tim Knudsen

November 5, 2019 10:30 AM

Akamai and Microsoft: Delivering a Better Zero Trus ...

The best partnerships evolve over time and are forged with a common goal. Microsoft and Akamai have partnered for years with the common goal of delivering integrated solutions that address real customer problems. A great example is optimizing global end-user performance for cloud workloads with Akamai CDN technology embedded in the Azure platform. This creates a simple solution for a real problem. Now, Microsoft and Akamai are partnering to provide

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

October 29, 2019 10:00 AM

Akamai Identified as a Leader Among Zero Trust Provi ...

We are pleased to share that Akamai has been identified as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem Platform Providers, Q4 2019.

Antoine Drochon

Antoine Drochon

August 22, 2019 12:30 PM

How to Provide Secure Access to AWS Workloads

In the last two posts, we covered the security fundamentals to migrate to the Cloud and the 10 best practices to secure workloads. In this third post, we will talk about securing access to your AWS workloads.