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Maximize API Security with API Gateway and Kona Site Defender

APIs are a key catalyst in digital transformation, empowering companies to create new and innovative business models. At the same time, APIs can increase threat vulnerability and attack surface. A lack of appropriate API protection can expose you to downtime and malicious attacks, including unintended misuse by legitimate users....

Categories: APIs

Demystifying API Rate Limiting

APIs are the “digital glue” that integrates and connects infrastructure, services, devices, and users. With the proliferation of APIs in almost every organization, it‘s essential to have a mechanism in place to manage and govern them. That’s why we introduced Akamai API Gateway, which makes it easier for you...

Categories: APIs

Getting Started with Application Security APIs and CLI

In a world where web applications are continuously evolving and deploying at a breakneck pace, automating web application security is more important than ever.  That’s why we’re excited to share our Application Security API and corresponding Akamai CLI for Application Security for use in beta to help you automate...

Categories: CLI, Security, Technology

Announcing Akamai CLI for Firewall Rules

With this week’s announcement of Akamai CLI 1.0 as a part of the 2018 Spring Release, now seems like a great time to highlight new functionality for Akamai CLI. First, a bit of background on this one: In order to secure origin infrastructure, many companies opt to disallow all...

Categories: CLI, DevOps, Technology

Announcing the Akamai 2018 Spring Release

The Akamai 2018 Spring Release includes a wide range of product improvements, and in this blog post I’ll give you a brief overview of what’s available, or in some cases, coming soon. I don’t want you to lose sight of the forest for the trees, so I won’t go...

Categories: Akamai 2018 Spring Release, APIs, DevOps, Featured, Mobile, SDK, Security, Technology, Web Performance

2018 Spring Release Announcements: Akamai for DevOps

This is one in a series of posts about the Akamai 2018 Spring Release. For an overview of the Spring Release, see our post here.  Last fall we announced a ton of capabilities to enable Akamai users to seamlessly integrate CDN operations into their existing CI/CD pipelines. This was...

Categories: Akamai 2018 Spring Release, DevOps, DevOps Articles

Product Deep Dive: Mobile Protection Module for Bot Manager Premier

This is one in a series of posts about the Akamai 2018 Spring Release. For an overview of the Spring Release, see our post here.  As the share of mobile app traffic on the Internet increases, bot operators have learned to take advantage of native app APIs, since they...

Categories: Akamai 2018 Spring Release, Mobile, Security, Technology

Secure Your Organization with SIEM Integration to Akamai

Since 2005, when Gartner coined the term, SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) applications have grown in importance for the security industry. SIEM provides a centralized view to easily access and analyze security information from a large number of sources, and then prioritize mitigation efforts based on risk profiles. SIEM...

Categories: Technology

The State of the Internet in 2016

Every quarter Akamai does a State of the Internet report and shares information about online connectivity, cybersecurity trends, internet connection speeds, broadband adoption, mobile usage, outages, cyberattacks, and web security threats. Not to brag too much, but with over 2 trillion internet interactions, we’re in a unique position to gather and report...

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