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Akamai aims to integrate cloud capabilities into its edge network
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Akamai Technologies is set to weave cloud computing into its large-scale edge network, advancing its strategy to become the preferred cloud platform for businesses, according to today's announcement.
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Akamai launches Content Protector to thwart scraping attacks in Asia-Pacific
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In response to growing malicious bot activity in Asia Pacific and Japan, tech giant Akamai Technologies unveils Content Protector, a new tool designed to mitigate scraping attacks while preserving beneficial traffic.
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Australian firms urged to boost defences ahead of Safer Internet Day
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data protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
Ahead of Safer Internet Day, businesses in Australia are urged to fortify their cyber defences as reports reveal record levels of cyber threats, scams and data breaches in 2022.
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Australians lose $3.1bn in 2022 to rising online scams
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cloud security
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phishing
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email security
Aussies lost around $3.1bn in 2022 due to online scams, warns the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and cloud security firm Akamai.
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Appdome enhances MOBILEBot Defense, promises significant savings
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firewall
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ddos
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cloud services
Appdome has upgraded its MOBILEBot Defense product to offer full portability to any web application firewall (WAF), lowering costs for brands while enhancing defence against over 100 mobile attack vectors.
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Equinix launches Fabric Cloud Router for efficient multicloud networking
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cloud services
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public cloud
Equinix brings its Fabric Cloud Router to markets globally, enabling efficient multi-cloud connections for businesses within 45 seconds and reducing complex operational costs.
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Media firms pursue cloud agility amid rising competition
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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An Akamai-commissioned study suggests that increasing customer experience expectations and data volumes influence cloud computing considerations.
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Magecart web skimming threat targets food and retail
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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online security
New Magecart web skimming campaign targets food and retail websites, using advanced concealment techniques to hide malicious code.
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Web application & API attacks surge in APJ financial sector: Akamai Report
Thu, 28th Sep 2023
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compliance
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cybersecurity
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cios
Web and API assaults in APJ's financial sector jumped 36%, with Australia, Singapore, and Japan most targeted.
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Akamai Technologies celebrates 20 years in Asia-Pacific
Thu, 14th Sep 2023
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cloud services
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cloud security
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japan
Akamai Technologies is celebrating 20 years in Asia-Pacific and Japan and is confident about the future as customer demand grows in cloud computing.
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Secureworks and Akamai partner to secure modern systems
Wed, 23rd Aug 2023
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The alliance between the companies will aim to empower security operations teams to scale secure access in a hybrid working era.
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Akamai enables security teams to rapidly respond to API threats
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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cybersecurity
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Akamai Technologies has announced the availability of API Security, a product designed to stop API attacks and detects business logic abuse inside APIs.
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Akamai research finds critical Industries at risk in APJ
Wed, 9th Aug 2023
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cloud services
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ransomware
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Akamai Technologies, the cloud security company, has released a new State of the Internet report that spotlights the evolving ransomware landscape.
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APJ commerce web attacks surpass 1.15 billion - report
Wed, 14th Jun 2023
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Akamai finds that in APJ more than 1.15 billion web attacks were recorded in the commerce sector, across retail and hotel and travel verticals.
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Application and API attacks on the rise - Akamai report
Tue, 23rd May 2023
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application security
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cybersecurity
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asia pacific
Financial services sector in Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) experiences a 248% increase in web application and API attacks, reveals Akamai report.
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Cloud important to 96% of channel partners strategy - Akamai
Mon, 24th Apr 2023
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accounting systems
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cloud services
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digital banking
The results are based on a survey of 386 respondents across ANZ, Japan, China, India, Singapore, and South Korea.
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Akamai acquires Neosec, steps into emerging category of API security
Fri, 21st Apr 2023
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cybersecurity
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Akamai Technologies has agreed to acquire API security platform Neosec, bolstering its visibility of the growing API threat landscape.
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Streaming video gets a boost with Akamai's new cloud computing capabilities
Tue, 18th Apr 2023
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video
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cloud services
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paas
The capabilities are designed to help OTT operators deliver higher quality and more personalised video experiences to viewers, the company states.
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Akamai invests heavily in cloud computing following new research
Wed, 12th Apr 2023
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cloud services
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partner programmes
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Akamai survey reveals varying levels of investment in cloud computing among businesses in Asia-Pacific, but overall acknowledgement of its importance.
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Akamai's new security service program helps protect against attacks
Fri, 7th Apr 2023
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cyber attacks
Akamai Technologies, the distributed edge and cloud company, has introduced an updated managed security service program and premium service offerings.
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Akamai unveils updates for its managed security service
Wed, 5th Apr 2023
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ddos
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managed services
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cloud services
Customers will now have increased access to Akamai security experts to help protect them from sophisticated cyberattacks.
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Akamai Technologies extends protection to reduce attack surfaces
Thu, 9th Mar 2023
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firewall
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network security
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breach prevention
Akamai Technologies has launched the Akamai Hunt security service, designed to identify and address evasive threats and risks.
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Akamai announces Auckland cloud data centre
Fri, 24th Feb 2023
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cloud services
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colocation
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cybersecurity
Cloud services provider Akamai Technologies is building a Scrubbing Centre and Cloud Data Centre in Auckland to defend against DDoS attacks.
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Return of the Hacktivists: Financial services industry under DDoS fire
Fri, 17th Feb 2023
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ddos
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DDoS can serve as a cover for other, potentially more damaging cyber activities such as infiltration and exfiltration of data and malware installation.