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.
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
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.
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.
Patrick Sullivan, global director of security strategy at Akamai Technologies, believes this approach can leave networks vulnerable.
Rob SanMartin, sales director for Akamai, said that in today’s environment, the speed at which attacks take place is unprecedented.
Tom Ruff, the vice president of public sector for Akamai, makes the case for more funding, education and the managing of bots.
Cybersecurity experts from federal agencies and industry say the best defense starts with basic "blocking and tackling," and then a layer of ad lib to throw off hackers who are reading from the same cyber defense cookbooks.