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PART I: Retrospective 2020: DDoS Was Back — Bigger and Badder Than Ever Before

| | ddos, extortion, prolexic
Never before has the risk of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack been higher. In 2020, we saw record-breaking attacks, a DDoS extortion campaign impacting thousands of organizations globally, more emergency customer turnups, ...

Akamai Prolexic and Equinix Cloud Exchange Unite, Bringing DDoS Defense Closer to the Customer Origin

In terms of cyberthreats and digital risk, 2020 has been all about DDoS attacks. We've seen threat actors launch record breaking 1.44 Tbps and 809 Mpps attacks, cybercriminals conduct the largest global ...
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2020 DDoS Extortion Campaign — A Sequel More Thrilling Than the Original

As you might imagine, as the go-to enterprise DDoS mitigation experts, our phones have been "ringing off the hook" as the global extortion DDoS campaign sequel rages on. It's bigger, badder, and ...
What's New in Web Security

What’s New in Web Security

With Akamai's web security portfolio, the top focus this October is on the web application firewall (WAF), with exciting new capabilities: API Discovery and Adaptive Security Profiles ...
Launching the Melbourne Scrubbing Centre

Launching the Melbourne Scrubbing Centre

| | Corporate, prolexic
We are excited to announce the launch of Akamai's newest scrubbing centre in Australia. While Akamai has been protecting ANZ customers from large and complex DDoS attacks for years, the new Melbourne ...
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5 Years of Fighting DDoS with the Power of Akamai

| | ddos, prolexic
Earlier this year, Akamai celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Prolexic acquisition. The merger was officially completed in February of 2014, and a lot has happened since then. In this post, we ...

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