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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 17, 2017
The largest DDoS attacks have increased greatly in strength, doubling in attack size during 2016. They are bigger, more complex, and require more expertise to defend against than past Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. They are not limited to a specific industry.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 17, 2017
Angriffe auf Webanwendungen bzw. DDoS-Attacken lassen sich nicht vorhersehen und treffen Unternehmen ohne Vorwarnung. Die Angriffe können vertrauliche Daten und Websiteressourcen für illegitime Zwecke zugänglich machen, die Performance reduzieren oder Seiten sogar vollständig offline nehmen. Verantwortungsvolle Unternehmen blockieren proaktiv Webangriffe, um ihren Ruf, die Verfügbarkeit und Performance der Website sowie ihre vertraulichen Daten zu schützen.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 17, 2017
Das Mirai-Botnet nutzt Hunderttausende von internetfähigen Geräten, die nur über ein schwaches standardmäßiges Kennwort verfügen. Durch Installation von Malware übernimmt Mirai die Kontrolle über die Geräte und errichtet auf diese Weise eine weltumspannende Armee von infizierten Bots. Bis zum Zeitpunkt der Attacke durchsucht jedes betroffene Gerät das Internet nach weiteren angreifbaren Geräten und infiziert diese. Das Internet der Dinge besteht aus Milliarden von Geräten, die Daten senden und empfangen können und heutzutage fast überall anzutreffen sind. Private Sicherheits- und Unterhaltungsgeräte wie Internetkameras, digitale Videorecorder (DVR) und Router werden häufig mit der Mirai-Malware infiziert.
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 10, 2017
Ponemon Institute surveyed 569 individuals in IT security who are familiar with credential stuffing and are responsible for the security of their companies’ Internet properties. The survey identified key stats about credential stuffing, including the costs organizations incur to prevent damage, and the financial consequences when attackers succeed. According to respondents, these attacks cause costly application downtime, loss of customers, and involvement of IT security that can result in a cost of millions of dollars. The survey highlights the challenges in identifying who is accessing their websites using stolen credentials, as well as the difficulty in preventing and remediating these attacks.
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poneman, credential stuffing, it security, damage mitigation, research report
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 13, 2018
DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. When a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, who to call, or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers. Planning ahead and being prepared is your best defense against DDoS attacks. This white paper explores best practices for building and maintaining a DDoS protection plan. You’ll learn what to expect from a DDoS attack, how to prepare, what to put in a DDoS runbook, and how to test your plan.
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ddos, protection, practices, systems, attackers, applications, systems
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 13, 2018
Cyber attackers are targeting the application programming interfaces (APIs) used by businesses to share data with customers. Consumer mobile adoption, electronic goods and services, and high volumes of data have led businesses to use APIs for data exchange. Unfortunately, attackers can also use APIs to access or deny service to valuable data and systems. This white paper explores strategies for protecting APIs. You’ll learn about APIs, how and why these endpoints are targets for web application attacks, security models, and how Akamai can help.
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api, security, interface, businesses, data, mobile, adoption
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 13, 2018
Keeping your data safe requires forward-thinking approaches to cybersecurity. Learn how you can augment your existing on-premise infrastructure with security measures in the cloud for a more robust web security posture. Download this guide to learn: Why the cloud is critical for web security How real-world DDoS attacks are testing the limits of on-site solutions Discover the questions some vendors don’t want you to ask
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cloud, security, cyber, cloud, web, ddos
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Keeping your data safe requires forward-thinking approaches to cybersecurity. Learn how you can augment your existing on-premise infrastructure with security measures in the cloud for a more robust web security posture. Download this guide to learn: Why the cloud is critical for web security How real-world DDoS attacks are testing the limits of on-site solutions Discover the questions some vendors don’t want you to ask
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cloud, security, cyber, cloud, web, ddos
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. When a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, who to call, or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers. Planning ahead and being prepared is your best defense against DDoS attacks. This white paper explores best practices for building and maintaining a DDoS protection plan. You’ll learn what to expect from a DDoS attack, how to prepare, what to put in a DDoS runbook, and how to test your plan.
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ddos, protection, practices, systems, attackers, applications, systems
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Cyber attackers are targeting the application programming interfaces (APIs) used by businesses to share data with customers. Consumer mobile adoption, electronic goods and services, and high volumes of data have led businesses to use APIs for data exchange. Unfortunately, attackers can also use APIs to access or deny service to valuable data and systems. This white paper explores strategies for protecting APIs. You’ll learn about APIs, how and why these endpoints are targets for web application attacks, security models, and how Akamai can help.
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api, security, interface, businesses, data, mobile, adoption
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Cyber attackers are targeting the application programming interfaces (APIs) used by businesses to share data with customers. Consumer mobile adoption, electronic goods and services, and high volumes of data have led businesses to use APIs for data exchange. Unfortunately, attackers can also use APIs to access or deny service to valuable data and systems. This white paper explores strategies for protecting APIs. You’ll learn about APIs, how and why these endpoints are targets for web application attacks, security models, and how Akamai can help.
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api, security, interface, businesses, data, mobile, adoption
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Keeping your data safe requires forward-thinking approaches to cybersecurity. Learn how you can augment your existing on-premise infrastructure with security measures in the cloud for a more robust web security posture. Download this guide to learn: Why the cloud is critical for web security How real-world DDoS attacks are testing the limits of on-site solutions Discover the questions some vendors don’t want you to ask
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cloud, security, cyber, cloud, web, ddos
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. When a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, who to call, or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers. Planning ahead and being prepared is your best defense against DDoS attacks. This white paper explores best practices for building and maintaining a DDoS protection plan. You’ll learn what to expect from a DDoS attack, how to prepare, what to put in a DDoS runbook, and how to test your plan.
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ddos, protection, practices, systems, attackers, applications, systems
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. When a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, who to call, or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers. Planning ahead and being prepared is your best defense against DDoS attacks. This white paper explores best practices for building and maintaining a DDoS protection plan. You’ll learn what to expect from a DDoS attack, how to prepare, what to put in a DDoS runbook, and how to test your plan.
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ddos, protection, practices, systems, attackers, applications, systems
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Keeping your data safe requires forward-thinking approaches to cybersecurity. Learn how you can augment your existing on-premise infrastructure with security measures in the cloud for a more robust web security posture. Download this guide to learn: Why the cloud is critical for web security How real-world DDoS attacks are testing the limits of on-site solutions Discover the questions some vendors don’t want you to ask
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cloud, security, cyber, cloud, web, ddos
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Cyber attackers are targeting the application programming interfaces (APIs) used by businesses to share data with customers. Consumer mobile adoption, electronic goods and services, and high volumes of data have led businesses to use APIs for data exchange. Unfortunately, attackers can also use APIs to access or deny service to valuable data and systems. This white paper explores strategies for protecting APIs. You’ll learn about APIs, how and why these endpoints are targets for web application attacks, security models, and how Akamai can help.
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api, security, interface, businesses, data, mobile, adoption
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Keeping your data safe requires forward-thinking approaches to cybersecurity. Learn how you can augment your existing on-premise infrastructure with security measures in the cloud for a more robust web security posture. Download this guide to learn: Why the cloud is critical for web security How real-world DDoS attacks are testing the limits of on-site solutions Discover the questions some vendors don’t want you to ask
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cloud, security, cyber, cloud, web, ddos
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. When a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, who to call, or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers. Planning ahead and being prepared is your best defense against DDoS attacks. This white paper explores best practices for building and maintaining a DDoS protection plan. You’ll learn what to expect from a DDoS attack, how to prepare, what to put in a DDoS runbook, and how to test your plan.
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ddos, protection, practices, systems, attackers, applications, systems
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Cyber attackers are targeting the application programming interfaces (APIs) used by businesses to share data with customers. Consumer mobile adoption, electronic goods and services, and high volumes of data have led businesses to use APIs for data exchange. Unfortunately, attackers can also use APIs to access or deny service to valuable data and systems. This white paper explores strategies for protecting APIs. You’ll learn about APIs, how and why these endpoints are targets for web application attacks, security models, and how Akamai can help.
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api, security, interface, businesses, data, mobile, adoption
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 07, 2018
2017 was a momentous year in security, even though the DDoS landscape appeared to plateau. Maybe it was because Mirai hit so hard at the end of 2016 and the owners of other botnets were retooling to catch up. Maybe it was because news of large data breaches captured so many headlines, drawing the attention of both criminals and the public. Or maybe it is simply due to the cyclical nature of attack popularity that we have seen in the past. No matter the cause, our prediction is that the trend won’t continue in 2018, and it is not time to be complacent. The Mirai botnet is far from played out, as botnet creators are continuing to modify the source code for their individual needs and, with more connected platforms devices than ever, the Internet will continue to offer fertile ground for largescale attacks.
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internet, security, cryptocurrency, data, breaches, botnet
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 07, 2018
We are pleased to present the Cost of Web Application and Denial of Service Attacks, sponsored by Akamai Technologies. The purpose of this research is to understand changes in the cost and consequences of web application and denial of service attacks since the study was first conducted in 2015. For this study, Ponemon Institute surveyed 621 individuals in IT operations, IT security, IT compliance or data center administration.
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web, application, attacks, security, akamai, technology
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
"Businesses continue to evolve as digital technologies reshape industries. The workforce is mobile, and speed and ef ciency are imperative, necessitating dynamic, cloud-based infrastructures and connectivity, as well as unhindered, secure application access — from anywhere, on any device, at any time. Leaders must remove hurdles to progress, but new business initiatives and processes increase the attack surface, potentially putting the company at risk.
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digital technology, cloud, security, connectivity, authenticate
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
The moats and castle approach is an antiquated, yet a common way, of protecting the enterprise network. This paper describes a new way to protect the enterprise which hides applications from the Internet, outside of the firewall, with zero open ports and a minimal attack surface.
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security, enterprise security, eaa
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
"High-profile cyber attacks seem to occur almost daily in recent years. Clearly security threats are persistent and growing. While many organizations have adopted a defense-in-depth strategy — utilizing anti-virus protection, firewalls, intruder prevention systems, sandboxing, and secure web gateways — most IT departments still fail to explicitly protect the Domain Name System (DNS). This oversight leaves a massive gap in network defenses. But this infrastructure doesn’t have to be a vulnerability. Solutions that protect recursive DNS (rDNS) can serve as a simple and effective security control point for end users and devices on your network. Read this white paper to learn more about how rDNS is putting your enterprise at risk, why you need a security checkpoint at this infrastructural layer, how rDNS security solutio Read 5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Access Model to learn about the fundamental changes enterprises need to make when providing access to their private applications.
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rdns, dns, anti-virus, security, network defense
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
With the constant drumbeat of news reports about security breaches, cyber security is hard to ignore. Organizations understand that they need comprehensive security solutions, yet significant gaps remain. Malicious actors have evolved their methods to leverage the vulnerabilities of the Domain Name System (DNS), and attacks that utilize this vector are increasing in number.
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