Akamai Blames Outage on DDoS Protection Service

CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai has blamed an outage that occurred on Thursday on an issue with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. Akamai’s Prolexic Routed is a fully managed service designed to protect an organization’s online assets against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. read more Source: Security Week

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Cloud security posture confidence is high, yet most IT pros have experienced a cloud-related breach

OpsCompass announced the results of a report it conducted on cloud security posture and management challenges. The report is based on survey responses from 253 full-time, US-based, IT professionals who develop, and either deploy or manage enterprise cloud applications or infrastructure. “These findings confirm what we’ve observed firsthand — cloud security is a major challenge,” […]

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Understanding the cloud shared responsibility model

Over the past year, we witnessed a transition to the cloud as companies had to quickly adjust to the almost instantaneous move to a remote work environment. But in many cases, they prioritized practicality over security to avoid business disruption, leaving many organizations vulnerable. A significant reason for these vulnerabilities is that many organizations rely […]

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