Lorenz Jakober, Author at Security Boulevard
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Akamai Recognized as 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Web Application Firewalls

Akamai has been named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Web Application Firewalls (for the second time) ... Read More
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Microsoft Exchange and Verkada Hacks: Isolate Your Apps and APIs from the Internet Cesspool

It's been an interesting start to March in terms of public security incidents. This month kicked off with multiple zero-day exploits being used to attack on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server. And, as if that wasn't enough, that attack was quickly followed by the news that a hacktivist "collective" calling ... Read More
What's New in Security, Part 2

What’s New in Security, Part 2

Welcome to the Akamai Platform Update! We're presenting an entire week of learning about Akamai's recent product updates. Each day, we'll highlight our latest innovations in each area of the Akamai Intelligent Platform ... Read More
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What’s New in Customer Identity and Access Management

We all know that the ability to accurately identify, understand, and engage our customers across multiple channels and digital touchpoints is absolutely vital to the digital customer experience and business. This couldn't be more important in the current environment as we continue to move more of our lives online ... Read More
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Akamai Mitigates Sophisticated 1.44 Tbps and 385 Mpps DDoS Attack

| | Cloud Security
It always surprises me how easily a community can adapt to a new situation or reality. What was once considered an outlier or even an unimaginable situation can quickly become our new normal ... Read More
March 2020 -- What's New in Security, Part 2

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 ... Read More
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Security at the Edge – What is Gartner’s SASE & why does it matter?

| | zero trust
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 ... Read More
The Journey to Zero Trust Security

Akamai Identified as a Leader Among Zero Trust Providers by Independent Research Firm

| | zero trust, zerotrust
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 ... Read More
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Trust As The Foundation Of Security

Our customers are moving more workloads to the cloud. No surprise there. The siren song of agility, scale, and cost savings can't be resisted. But as we highlighted earlier, security fundamentals are key to a successful cloud migration. In fact, we also shared marketectures to successfully migrate apps to the ... Read More
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Security Fundamentals Are Key To Successful Cloud Migration

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 ... Read More