Welcome!

News Feed Item

Akamai's Web Security Thought Leadership and Technology Expertise to be Highlighted at RSA Conference 2014

Conference Program Sessions, Live Attack Defense Demonstrations Key Aspects of Event Participation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees of RSA Conference 2014 will have the opportunity to experience firsthand how web security solutions built on the world's largest distributed computing platform can help protect their organizations from an ever changing threat landscape. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, will use its presence at the upcoming RSAC 2014 (Booth 3035, North Hall) to highlight how the company brings technology expertise and industry thought leadership together to help its customers respond to myriad web security threats. 

Akamai Technologies logo.

By attending a variety of conference sessions, as well as live technology demonstrations taking place in Akamai's booth, visitors to RSAC can learn more about the company's position in the web security ecosystem. For example, Akamai security thought leaders will share their insight and expertise during the following RSAC sessions:

Monday, February 24, 2014:

  • From 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. PT, Akamai CSO, Andy Ellis, joins a panel of industry experts to discuss "Closing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap – It's Past Time." (West, Room 3022)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014:

  • From 2:40 – 3:40 p.m. PT, Martin McKeay, security advocate, Akamai, will participate in the panel discussion "One Year Later: Lessons and Unintended Consequences of the APT1 Report." (West, Room 3002)
  • From 2:40 – 3:40 p.m. PT, Akamai Principal Security Researcher, Or Katz, will present "Harnessing Big Data for Application Security Intelligence." (North, Room 131)
  • From 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. PT, Andy Ellis, CSO, Akamai will discuss "Cognitive Injection: Reprogramming the Situation-Oriented Human OS." (West, Room 3005)

Throughout RSAC, Akamai will host live demonstrations (Booth 3035, North Hall) showcasing how its flagship web security technology, Kona Site Defender, can protect web sites and applications from a variety of attack vectors.  These demonstrations plan to show how two identical web sites on public cloud infrastructure, one of which is protected by Kona Site Defender, respond to a series of live attacks launched from the Akamai booth.  In addition, these demonstrations expect to highlight recent enhancements to the Kona Site Defender Web Application Firewall (WAF) designed to combine security big data and security intelligence to achieve a demonstrated 96 percent accuracy rate as it relates to both false positives and false negatives.   

In addition to the ability to interact with Akamai's own security experts, visitors to the Akamai booth can also meet multiple award-winning entrepreneur, the founder and former CTO of Tripwire and security researcher, Gene Kim. Mr. Kim will be available to sign copies of his latest book The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win. Exclusive signings will take place at the Akamai booth on:

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. PT

About Akamai

Akamai® is the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications. At the core of the Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.

Contacts:


Robert Morton

Tom Barth

Media Relations

Investor Relations

617-444-3641

617-274-7130

[email protected]

[email protected]

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100225/AKAMAILOGO)

SOURCE Akamai Technologies, Inc.

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ryobi Systems will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Ryobi Systems Co., Ltd., as an information service company, specialized in business support for local governments and medical industry. We are challenging to achive the precision farming with AI. For more information, visit http:...
As you move to the cloud, your network should be efficient, secure, and easy to manage. An enterprise adopting a hybrid or public cloud needs systems and tools that provide: Agility: ability to deliver applications and services faster, even in complex hybrid environments Easier manageability: enable reliable connectivity with complete oversight as the data center network evolves Greater efficiency: eliminate wasted effort while reducing errors and optimize asset utilization Security: imple...
High-velocity engineering teams are applying not only continuous delivery processes, but also lessons in experimentation from established leaders like Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook. These companies have made experimentation a foundation for their release processes, allowing them to try out major feature releases and redesigns within smaller groups before making them broadly available. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Brian Lucas, Senior Staff Engineer at Optimizely, will discuss how by using...
Transforming cloud-based data into a reportable format can be a very expensive, time-intensive and complex operation. As a SaaS platform with more than 30 million global users, Cornerstone OnDemand’s challenge was to create a scalable solution that would improve the time it took customers to access their user data. Our Real-Time Data Warehouse (RTDW) process vastly reduced data time-to-availability from 24 hours to just 10 minutes. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Mark Goldin, Chief Technolo...
The next XaaS is CICDaaS. Why? Because CICD saves developers a huge amount of time. CD is an especially great option for projects that require multiple and frequent contributions to be integrated. But… securing CICD best practices is an emerging, essential, yet little understood practice for DevOps teams and their Cloud Service Providers. The only way to get CICD to work in a highly secure environment takes collaboration, patience and persistence. Building CICD in the cloud requires rigorous ar...
In this strange new world where more and more power is drawn from business technology, companies are effectively straddling two paths on the road to innovation and transformation into digital enterprises. The first path is the heritage trail – with “legacy” technology forming the background. Here, extant technologies are transformed by core IT teams to provide more API-driven approaches. Legacy systems can restrict companies that are transitioning into digital enterprises. To truly become a lead...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CAST Software will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CAST was founded more than 25 years ago to make the invisible visible. Built around the idea that even the best analytics on the market still leave blind spots for technical teams looking to deliver better software and prevent outages, CAST provides the software intelligence that matter ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Daiya Industry will exhibit at the Japanese Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Ruby Development Inc. builds new services in short period of time and provides a continuous support of those services based on Ruby on Rails. For more information, please visit https://github.com/RubyDevInc.
When it comes to cloud computing, the ability to turn massive amounts of compute cores on and off on demand sounds attractive to IT staff, who need to manage peaks and valleys in user activity. With cloud bursting, the majority of the data can stay on premises while tapping into compute from public cloud providers, reducing risk and minimizing need to move large files. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Scott Jeschonek, Director of Product Management at Avere Systems, discussed the IT and busine...
As businesses evolve, they need technology that is simple to help them succeed today and flexible enough to help them build for tomorrow. Chrome is fit for the workplace of the future — providing a secure, consistent user experience across a range of devices that can be used anywhere. In her session at 21st Cloud Expo, Vidya Nagarajan, a Senior Product Manager at Google, will take a look at various options as to how ChromeOS can be leveraged to interact with people on the devices, and formats th...
Is advanced scheduling in Kubernetes achievable? Yes, however, how do you properly accommodate every real-life scenario that a Kubernetes user might encounter? How do you leverage advanced scheduling techniques to shape and describe each scenario in easy-to-use rules and configurations? In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Oleg Chunikhin, CTO at Kublr, will answer these questions and demonstrate techniques for implementing advanced scheduling. For example, using spot instances ...
First generation hyperconverged solutions have taken the data center by storm, rapidly proliferating in pockets everywhere to provide further consolidation of floor space and workloads. These first generation solutions are not without challenges, however. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Wes Talbert, a Principal Architect and results-driven enterprise sales leader at NetApp, will discuss how the HCI solution of tomorrow will integrate with the public cloud to deliver a quality hybrid cloud e...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Yuasa System will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Yuasa System is introducing a multi-purpose endurance testing system for flexible displays, OLED devices, flexible substrates, flat cables, and films in smartphones, wearables, automobiles, and healthcare.
Companies are harnessing data in ways we once associated with science fiction. Analysts have access to a plethora of visualization and reporting tools, but considering the vast amount of data businesses collect and limitations of CPUs, end users are forced to design their structures and systems with limitations. Until now. As the cloud toolkit to analyze data has evolved, GPUs have stepped in to massively parallel SQL, visualization and machine learning.
DevOps is under attack because developers don’t want to mess with infrastructure. They will happily own their code into production, but want to use platforms instead of raw automation. That’s changing the landscape that we understand as DevOps with both architecture concepts (CloudNative) and process redefinition (SRE). Rob Hirschfeld’s recent work in Kubernetes operations has led to the conclusion that containers and related platforms have changed the way we should be thinking about DevOps and...