"School From Home" Changes Residential Internet Safety and Security Dynamics

"School From Home" Changes Residential Internet Safety and Security Dynamics

| | Carrier & Network, dns, ISP, mno, vas
2020 has been a year of epic change as we all work together to minimize the adverse impact of COVID-19. There's been extensive coverage in blogs and media as businesses navigated a rapid transition to remote work for their employees and pivoted to address an entirely new set of security ... Read More
Smart DNS for the New Network Edge

Smart DNS for the New Network Edge

This is the first in a series of blog posts that will discuss how smart DNS resolvers can enhance ongoing ISP and MNO network transformation efforts such as the transition to 5G, better integration of Wi-Fi, and new network designs that optimize the edge to improve service delivery and network ... Read More
COVID-19 Phishing: Exploiting a Global Pandemic

COVID-19 Phishing: Exploiting a Global Pandemic

It's sad to think criminals are hard at work taking advantage of the extraordinary stress the world's population is currently experiencing. But they are. New phishing scams exploiting anxiety about COVID-19 are trending upward. Akamai's Carrier Data Science and Threat ... Read More
Simplifying the ISP Transition to DNS Encryption

Simplifying the ISP Transition to DNS Encryption

New protocols to encrypt DNS traffic, DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and DNS over TLS (DoT), have been a visible Internet topic for the past two years. Akamai participated in the definition of DoH/DoT standards and recently released support in the ... Read More
DNS Encryption at DNS OARC 32

DNS Encryption at DNS OARC 32

| | dns
The DNS DNS Operations, Analysis, and Research Center (DNS OARC) is an organization that, in their own words, works to "improve the security, stability, and understanding of the Internet's DNS infrastructure." They hold regular workshops where deployment experts, software developers, ... Read More
Phishing Trends Position ISPs to Protect Subscribers

Phishing Trends Position ISPs to Protect Subscribers

Akamai just released the 2019 State of the Internet (SOTI) security report: Phishing - Baiting the Hook featuring findings from the enterprise and carrier research teams. They've been collaborating for two years to develop better methods for evaluating massive volumes ... Read More