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Second Akamai scrubbing centre opens in Melbourne
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.
IBM, VMware, F5 lead GlobalData's hybrid cloud theme
All three companies gained 5 out of 5 for the hybrid cloud theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the cloud services sector.
Akamai launches Edge Cloud for IoT devices and in-app messaging
Edge Cloud will leverage Akamai’s edge platform to streamline and secure data delivery to connected devices and in-application messaging at scale.
Gaming industry a rising target of cyber-attacks – Akamai
“Gamers are a niche demographic known for spending money, so their financial status is also a tempting target.”
Akamai introduces solution designed to secure and simplify IoT devices
Akamai unveiled Edge Cloud, a solution that leverages the power of the Akamai edge platform to streamline the delivery of data to connected devices.
Cyber criminals targeting the gaming industry at an alarming rate
New research from Akamai shows the gaming community is quickly becoming one of the most highly targeted industries for cyber attacks, with hackers largely driven by gaining consumer credentials.
Akamai’s Texas data centers soon to be powered by wind
Akamai Technologies has announced it is increasing its commitment to the ‘green’ data center.
Streaming services prime targets for credential stuffing attacks
Video and streaming services are prime targets for cyber attackers who attempt to conduct credential stuffing attacks, according to new research from 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.
Akamai acquires Janrain for access management capabilities
Janrain enables enterprises to enhance digital trust by offloading login and registration workloads.
2019’s top three cybersecurity trends - Akamai
Cybercriminals have been moving towards a ‘gig economy’ – an underground community of malicious actors exchanging services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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."
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.
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.
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).
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.