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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.

Dan Kirwan-Taylor CISSP

Dan Kirwan-Taylor CISSP

August 22, 2019 11:00 AM

The Shady Secrets of Shadow Networks

Shadow networks are side channels to traditional networks, undetected and working quietly in the background alongside what the traditional network was designed to do.

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

August 2, 2019 11:30 AM

Security Fundamentals Are Key To Successful Cloud Mi ...

Earlier I wrote about the importance of patching, or more accurately the importance of transferring the need to patch (& the associated risk) to someone else by using their cloud security service. While patching definitely falls into the security fundamentals category it remains as relevant as ever, but it's not the only security best practice we need to collectively remember.

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

July 30, 2019 11:00 AM

Time to Transfer Risk: Why Security Complexity & VPN ...

We all heed the gospel of patching, but as recent incidents made clear, even cutting-edge disruptors struggle to patch everything, everywhere, and all the time.