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Akamai
Interview: Inside the crybercriminal gig economy for bots
Techday spoke to Akamai Asia Pacific security technology and strategy head Fernando Serto about how organisations are being impacted.
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Identity and Access Management
Akamai acquires Janrain for access management capabilities
Janrain enables enterprises to enhance digital trust by offloading login and registration workloads.
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DDoS
2019’s top three cybersecurity trends - Akamai
Cybercriminals have been moving towards a ‘gig economy’ – an underground community of malicious actors exchanging services.
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Centrify
Mega users affected by credential stuffing attack; 15,000 affected
Users of file sharing website Mega have been tripped up in a credential stuffing attack.
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Phishing
Online businesses under siege from botnet DDoS attacks and credential abuse – report
Attack traffic origination against from China and Russia combined was three times the number of attacks from the US.
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Cryptocurrency
China reigns supreme as Asia's top source - and top target - of DDoS attacks
China continues its reign as one of the world’s most prevalent cyberattackers, taking the number two rank for the top five source countries globally.
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DDoS
Updated: Cyber attackers flood memcached servers with amplified DDoS attacks
Misconfigured memcached servers on internet data center (IDC) networks are being increasingly abused to conduct amplification attacks worldwide.
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Digital Transformation
Canberra Data Centres, NextDC, Datacom...Frost & Sullivan names Australia's top companies
One of the big winners of the night was Metronode, who was named Australia’s Data Center Service Provider of The Year.
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Network Infrastructure
Akamai completes acquisition of rDNS security provider Nominum
The firm says Nominum’s DNS-based security solutions support many of the world’s carriers, which fit well with Akamai’s investment in DNS products.
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DDoS
Industry collaboration brings down WireX Android botnet
"I want to especially thank the organizations who are attacked with DDoS traffic and are kind enough to share detailed information about the attacks."
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Cybersecurity
Akamai and F5 named as leaders in Web Application Firewall market
​This month Gartner released the results of its latest Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls (WAFs), ranking the top vendors in the market.
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DDoS
New report reveals hackers weaponising old vulnerabilities
Attacks are on the rise and cybercriminals are reverting to old techniques, with Akamai using the quote “everything old is new again."
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Microsoft
Freshworks makes new position to bring in ex Akamai managing director
​Freshworks has announced the appointment of SIdharth Malik to the specially created position of chief revenue officer.
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Akamai
Exclusive interview: Akamai on Australia's biggest cyber security threats
Australian businesses can no longer rely on the ‘Island Australia’ approach and need to strengthen their upstream defence against large attacks.
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Internet of Things
Internet of Everything: An exclusive interview with Akamai
I think most people have a limited view of IoT or “Internet of Everything” (IoE) or “Operational Technology” (OT).
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Streaming
Story Buffering 79% ... low quality video makes us sad
New research discovers the physical and emotional responses humans have to low-quality or buffering video content. Surprise, we don't like it at all.
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Telecommunications
Australia on top - AU leads APAC for mobile connectivity, Akamai reports
"Major mobile networks in Australia diligently retired many older mobile networks showing huge progress to support better mobile connection speed."
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Customer experience
Millisecond delays can hurt conversion rates on online transactions – Akamai report
Online retail benefits from delivering better customer experiences, especially on mobile devices.
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Cloud Services
Akamai announces acquisition with digital performance focus
According to Akamai, sites and applications need to maximise consumer interaction and engagement by offering a fast and reliable platform.
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Cloud
Akamai ramps up security strategy with latest acquisition
“At the same time, security and IT teams remain responsible for ensuring visibility, security and performance."
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IPv6
Delving into the state of Aussie & NZ internet
ANZ internet is looking bright, according to Akamai's Q1 2016 State of the Internet Report.
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Cybersecurity
State of the Internet Report - DDoS attacks surge
Akamai's Q1 2016 State of the Internet - Security Report has been released today, detailing threats affecting global cloud and cyber security.
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DDoS
Akamai discovers new DDoS threats, issues medium risk level
A potentially malicious DDoS vulnerability has been discovered by Akamai's Security Intelligence Response team.
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Akamai
State of the internet: How does NZ stack up?
“This quarter’s report shows great year-over-year growth in average connection speeds and overall broadband adoption."