Akamai

  • Executive Briefing Series: Identity and Access Management

    In this exclusive executive briefing, IT security professionals address the federal approach to identity management and zero trust.

  • DoD strategic IT survey

    Federal News Network reached out to specific DoD IT leaders – for this Defense Department Strategic IT Survey – with precise questions about how they are transforming their systems and applications into cloudenabled assets.

  • Protecting the U.S. from hackers – June 22, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. As tensions in relations. rise, the Iranians are increasing their hacking attacks on U.S. targets. And we meet the mathematician and entrepreneur who co-founded Akamai Technologies.

  • Adding Zero Trust as a cybersecurity, IT modernization capability

    By minimizing access to applications based on requirements of the specific user, Zero Trust security removes the need to rely on the traditional boundaries of a network perimeter.

  • DHS issues first emergency cyber directive due to what didn’t happen in 2009

    DHS directed agencies on Jan. 22 to take four steps to protect against DNS tampering attacks, including adding multi-factor authentication to servers and software.

  • Data management in 2019

    What are the data management trends in 2019? Find out when Patrick Sullivan, director of Security Technology and Strategy at Akamai, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk. January 8, 2019

  • Zero trust pushes agencies away from an outdated approach to cybersecurity

    Randy Wood, vice president of U.S. public sector sales for Akamai, said zero trust is not a new idea, but one that is about five years old. It promotes the simple concept that trust is not an attribute of location, and just because an employee is trusted inside perimeter, it doesn’t mean he or she should be granted access to all the information.

  • Zero Trust: IoT, machine-to-machine communication and network security

    Akamai Technologies is positioned to assist in managing the cybersecurity of these devices. This is because it has a network around the world that is comprised of 250,000 servers in over 2,700 locations. This gives them the first filter when devices seek to communicate over the Internet.

    David Yoon, senior director of Akamai’s public sector, discussed this recently with Federal News Radio at the Akamai Government Forum in Washington, D.C.

  • Zero Trust: Securing the new perimeter

    Patrick Sullivan, global director of security strategy at Akamai Technologies, believes this approach can leave networks vulnerable.

  • Zero Trust: Content delivery network and cybersecurity

    Rob SanMartin, sales director for Akamai, said that in today’s environment, the speed at which attacks take place is unprecedented.