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Akamai unveils next generation DDoS defense platform
Thu, 3rd Nov 2022
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"Security teams are also under immense pressure to defend against a booming arsenal of increasingly sophisticated attacks."
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Forrester names Akamai as web application firewall leader
Fri, 30th Sep 2022
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ddos
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firewall
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network management
"We continually monitor and improve our capabilities to defend customers from new threats, while enabling customers to protect evolving attack surfaces."
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Attacks on gaming companies more than double over past year
Tue, 9th Aug 2022
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gaming
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The State of the Internet report shows gaming companies and gamer accounts are at risk, following a surge in web application attacks post pandemic.
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Research shows attacks on the gaming industry are getting worse
Mon, 8th Aug 2022
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gaming
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malware
Web application attacks in the gaming sector have grown by 167% from Q1 2021 to Q1 2022, according to new research from Akamai.
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Manufacturing industry hard hit by ransomware, Akamai finds
Thu, 28th Jul 2022
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Akamai Technologies has revealed that nearly 30% of ransomware attacks worldwide launched by Conti targeted the manufacturing industry.
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Akamai research finds PayPal security measures utilised in new phishing scam
Mon, 18th Jul 2022
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commerce systems
New research from Akamai has found that a new threat actor is parasitising benign WordPress sites to execute an extensive PayPal phishing scam.
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Akamai researches top three internet security threats
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Akamai Technologies has released three new research reports focusing on ransomware, web applications and APIs, and DNS traffic.
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Akamai and Fujitsu team up to protect ANZ orgs against threats
Fri, 6th May 2022
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cyber threats
Akamai Technologies and Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand have entered a strategic relationship to assist organisations in the region.
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WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks are spiking in Australia
Wed, 4th May 2022
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breach prevention
According to a new observation by Akamai, Australia has experienced a massive spike in WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks.
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Akamai announces new products across security, computing
Tue, 3rd May 2022
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cloud
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servers
Akamai has announced a series of new products and updates to existing products across its security and compute product lines, including its entry into the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market.
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Forrester names Akamai Leader in 2022 bot management report
Tue, 19th Apr 2022
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cloud
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Akamai has announced that Forrester has named it a Leader in its 2022 Bot Management Wave report, acknowledging the company’s standout vision.
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Increase in cyber attacks driven by online holiday shopping
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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Attackers increase the volume of attacks, including scraping data, draining customer accounts, damaging site functionality and holding encrypted data ransom.
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Akamai to acquire Linode in USD $900 million deal
Thu, 17th Feb 2022
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Cloud infrastructure provider Akamai announced it has secured an agreement to acquire Infrastructure as a Service platform, Linode.
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Akamai launches next-gen web application and API protection solution
Wed, 10th Nov 2021
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"This builds on Akamai's proven security technologies, introducing new levels of sophisticated, automated intelligence to keep our customers a step ahead of the cyber criminals.”
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API vulnerabilities are a huge target for cyber criminals, report finds
Thu, 28th Oct 2021
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"From broken authentication and injection flaws, to simple misconfigurations, there are numerous API security concerns for anyone building an internet-connected application."
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Akamai acquires Guardicore to expand zero trust portfolio
Fri, 1st Oct 2021
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ransomware
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malware
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"By adding Guardicore's leading micro-segmentation products to Akamai's comprehensive portfolio of zero trust solutions, we believe Akamai will be able to provide the most effective way to combat ransomware on the market today.”
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Gamers suffer highest growth in cyberattacks during COVID-19 pandemic
Tue, 29th Jun 2021
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"We are observing a remarkable persistence in video game industry defenses being tested on a daily - and often hourly - basis."
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Akamai Technologies' fights fraud with new account protection solution
Fri, 18th Jun 2021
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digital asset
"We're addressing this critical need with a highly sophisticated digital fingerprint approach that strengthens protection without placing additional burdens on the end user.
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Akamai named leader for DDoS mitigation solutions in The Forrester Wave
Mon, 8th Mar 2021
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cloud
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ddos
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edge security
“As opposed to other 'all in one' solutions that can be vulnerable to platform outages, our distinct, purpose-built DDoS solutions are architected to ensure multiple levels of resilience."
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Akamai updates partner programme
Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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partner programmes
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edge data centre
The new programme, which partners will migrate into over a 6-month transition period, focuses on enablement through training and certification.
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Fujitsu appoints Graeme Beardsell as new CEO for ANZ operations
Wed, 7th Oct 2020
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The news comes after a ‘mutual agreement’ was reached between Fujitsu and Beardsell’s immediate predecessor and outgoing ANZ CEO Mike Foster, who will depart the company on 31 October after a decade of working there.
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Akamai unveils new managing director for APJ
Wed, 7th Oct 2020
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"Akamai is entering a period characterised by unprecedented disruption."
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Global DDoS attacks: What they are, how they work, and how to defend against them
Thu, 3rd Sep 2020
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Do not pay the ransom, and do make sure you've got strong DDoS protection, security firms warn.
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Second Akamai scrubbing centre opens in Melbourne
Wed, 21st Aug 2019
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The new Melbourne scrubbing centre will allow Akamai to continue to meet its aims of having three-to-five times the capacity of the largest DDoS attacks currently recorded.
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