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The World Is Online. Now What?

Businesses were driven to adapt rapidly when 2020 forced us all to answer the question, “What would happen if the whole world suddenly went online?”

In this session, we highlight the rapid shifts in our digital landscape and how leading businesses across the globe are evolving to embrace our new reality.

Akamai CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Tom Leighton highlights how the growth of connected devices and the promised improvements from 5G will create new opportunities and threats — and how business leaders can capitalise on these innovations.

This session was part of Edge Live Adapt, Akamai's most engaging digital event to date. The event delivered 40+ sessions delivered by world-class experts on cybersecurity, media delivery, and edge compute.

If you would like to engage with all of our on demand content on our Edge Live Adapt platform please head to: https://www.akamai.com/uk/en/campaign/edge-live-adapt.jsp
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  • State of the Internet / Security: 2020 – A Year in Review Feb 11 2021 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Martin McKeay, Editorial Director & Richard Meeus Director of Security Technology and Strategy, EMEA - Akamai Technologies
    If you’re still trying to catch your breath, you’re not alone. The year that saw a half decade of digital transformation packed into six months also saw lots of criminal activity.

    Join us for a lively discussion of some of the year’s biggest security stories, including how:

    - COVID phishing attacks raged as cyber criminals exploited the vulnerable
    - Random DDoS extortion schemes brought business-crippling attacks across industries throughout EMEA
    - Working "from home" was actually working "from a highly insecure network"
    - Credential stuffing thrived in a year more online than ever

    We will also provide our top cyber security predictions for 2021. Register now.
  • How to Stop Account Takeover and Human Fraud Jan 27 2021 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Xavier Daspre, Senior Cloud Security Architect, Lead EMEA, Akamai, Paul Fearns, Senior Cloud Security Architect, Akamai
    The use of stolen payment details remains the largest fraud cost to online businesses. Emerging quickly from its shadow, however, is account takeover (ATO), which has increased significantly since the pandemic began — with a 134% increase in malicious login attempts detected on our platform during 2020.

    This webinar will take a deep dive into how to stop ATO before it happens by detecting and mitigating attacks, credential stuffing, and account hijacking. It will also include a demo of Akamai’s new account protection feature, which is a forthcoming extension of our industry-leading bot management solution.

    What we will cover:
    • Details of the fraud kill chain
    • How to get smarter bot detection using machine learning
    • What a risk score is and how to apply it on credentials usage
    • How to mitigate fraud by preventing account takeover attacks
  • The Future of Edge Security: Identifying Opportunities to Expand Protections Recorded: Jan 6 2021 18 mins
    Dr. Robert Blumofe EVP, Platform, and GM, Enterprise John Summers SVP and GM, Web Security, Akamai
    As businesses accelerate their digital transformations and create increasingly sophisticated, distributed applications, establishing robust, consistent security controls has become a board-level consideration.

    The year 2020 proved that “what’s old is new again,” with extortion DDoS attacks resurging and identity becoming the critical component in architecting a strong security posture.

    Join Akamai EVP of Platform and GM of Enterprise Dr. Robert Blumofe and SVP and GM of Web Security John Summers as they discuss how a secure access service edge is a critical component in merging infrastructure and application security with secure access to enable the future of work.

    This session was part of Edge Live Adapt, Akamai's most engaging digital event to date. The event delivered 40+ sessions delivered by world-class experts on cybersecurity, media delivery, and edge compute. If you would like to engage with all of our on demand content on our Edge Live Adapt platform please head to: https://www.akamai.com/uk/en/campaign/edge-live-adapt.jsp
  • Using & Optimising Visual Media in Times of Crisis Recorded: Dec 9 2020 45 mins
    Nick Denton, Network Operations, Sports Direct, Leszek Kotłowski, IT System Analyst Team Leader, Staples Solutions
    In a time when in-person and in-store engagements with brands are impossible or limited, companies increasingly share information through visual means, such as videos, photographs, graphics, charts and illustrations.

    For web developers and IT teams, the increase in data volume caused by large visual media is a challenge on multiple levels: delivering large images and videos, with flawless quality and performance, on any device and screen a user might have and no matter how fast or slow the network might be.

    Join us to:
    - Hear from our panellists Sports Direct and Staples Solutions on how they manage this challenge
    - Learn strategies for delivering large images and videos
    - Understand how to optimise your visual media
  • Performance, Meets SEO with Akamai, The Telegraph and JD Williams Recorded: Dec 2 2020 46 mins
    Simon Hearne (Akamai) Chris Boakes (The Telegraph) and Nick Webb (JD Williams)
    Learn how top websites are adapting to Google's increased focus on speed in SEO!
    Recent updates announced by Google will increase the importance of site speed in SEO ranking.
    Join Akamai, The Telegraph and JD Williams to discuss how these top brands are adapting to this renewed focus on speed, and if the related changes to Top Stories are changing the way we develop for search engine results pages.
  • The World Is Online. Now What? Recorded: Nov 25 2020 34 mins
    Dr. Tom Leighton CEO and Co-Founder, Akamai
    Businesses were driven to adapt rapidly when 2020 forced us all to answer the question, “What would happen if the whole world suddenly went online?”

    In this session, we highlight the rapid shifts in our digital landscape and how leading businesses across the globe are evolving to embrace our new reality.

    Akamai CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Tom Leighton highlights how the growth of connected devices and the promised improvements from 5G will create new opportunities and threats — and how business leaders can capitalise on these innovations.

    This session was part of Edge Live Adapt, Akamai's most engaging digital event to date. The event delivered 40+ sessions delivered by world-class experts on cybersecurity, media delivery, and edge compute.

    If you would like to engage with all of our on demand content on our Edge Live Adapt platform please head to: https://www.akamai.com/uk/en/campaign/edge-live-adapt.jsp
  • Telefónica-Akamai. Cómo prepararse para la próxima campaña de venta online. Recorded: Nov 18 2020 38 mins
    Elena Vicente, Product Marketing Manager, Telefónica y David Sánchez, Sales Manager, Akamai
    ¿Está preparada tu compañía para los desafíos y oportunidades a los que se enfrenta el e-commerce?
    - Picos de demanda en campañas online
    - Disponibilidad, escalabilidad y rendimiento
    - Protección contra ciberataques

    Telefónica y Akamai presentarán en este webinar, las herramientas que necesitas para que tu plataforma online esté preparada para las importantes campañas de venta online que se acercan.

    Los picos de demanda pueden suponer un reto y colapsar la infraestructura, ralentizando los tiempos de respuesta y provocando que los visitantes abandonen tu web. Disponibilidad, escalabilidad y rendimiento de las aplicaciones son parte de las claves del éxito de la venta online.

    Además, ¿están tus aplicaciones protegidas ante un ciberataque que secuestre tu web, fraude en internet, gestión de redes de bots, robo de credenciales, etc…?

    Telefónica y Akamai comentarán las tendencias para la protección de las webs y te enseñarán cómo nuestras soluciones y servicios pueden ayudarte a estar seguro y protegido, monitorizando en todo momento el estado de tu web.

    Te esperamos el próximo 18 de noviembre a las 12:00 hrs. El webinar durará aprox. 40 mins
  • Don’t Treat Your Customers Like Criminals Recorded: Oct 22 2020 20 mins
    Richard Meeus, Security Technology and Strategy Director, EMEA, Akamai Technologies
    CIAM Best Practices to Balance CX and Security

    Customer registration, identity verification, and multi-factor authentication are all critical to reduce fraudulent activity and protect your customers’ identity data. However, they don’t offer the same warm welcome as an instore employee.

    Join this keynote presentation to learn how to seamlessly convert, engage, and manage millions of customers online—without sacrificing security.
  • How Public Sector Are Enabling Secure Cloud Based Application Access Recorded: Oct 22 2020 33 mins
    Robert Craig ICT Infrastructure Team Lead NHS Forth Valley, Richard Meeus Director Security Technology Strategy, Akamai
    This webinar looks at a case study of NHS Forth Valley and how they were able to quickly enable secure access to their application estate during COVID-19.

    What we will cover:
    - How NHS Forth Valley implemented their remote working practices
    - How NHS Forth Valley eliminated their VPN challenges, created a reliable user experience, and enhanced security
    - Best practices to achieve fast, secure, and easy access to all applications
    - How to grant the right user the right level of access to the right data at the right time
  • SOTI: Loyalty for Sale — Retail and Hospitality Fraud Recorded: Oct 22 2020 55 mins
    Martin McKeay, Editorial Director, Akamai, Patrick Sullivan, CTO, Akamai, Tony Lauro, Director, Akamai
    This webinar, part of our State of the Internet (SOTI) Security series, highlights the latest attack data in the retail, travel, and hospitality industries. Our experts will explore the growing criminal ecosystem profiting from hacked loyalty accounts.

    You’ll learn:

    - How attackers steal, package, and sell loyalty points
    - Common tactics in credential stuffing, web application, and DDoS attacks
    - The simplest way to protect your loyalty accounts and points
  • Edge Live Adapt Recorded: Oct 21 2020 1 min
    Akamai Technologies
    The digital world is fast, vast, and volatile. New opportunities. Innovative experiences. Never-before-seen threats. Infinite ways of creating value. Anything can happen, and when it does, you need to be ready.

    Join us for this 48-hour virtual event. Discover how to deliver robust security and flawless customer experience without trade-offs. No matter what time zone you’re in, you can join easily and build your own agenda from:

    - 40+ live and on-demand sessions
    - Interactive meetups
    - Customer case studies
    - Technical deep dives

    Register today via the link in the 'Attachments' tab.
  • RETAILX UK eCommerce Report Update Recorded: Oct 15 2020 46 mins
    Tara Bartley, Akamai, Sophie Moule, Pi Datametrics, Richard Davies, Hattons Model Railways
    How have UK retailers reacted to the difficult trading conditions of 2020, where have they won and how have they adapted operations? Join us to find out more about this, and what peak looks like for the United Kingdom this year.
  • How Zalando Protects Itself Against Cyberattacks Recorded: Oct 13 2020 16 mins
    Neta Oren, SOC Team Lead, Zalando SE
    It is fundamental for organisations to keep their customers’ data secure, by providing protection of IT assets early, with a fast response time.

    Bots, although extremely helpful for online businesses, can also harm your business, brand, and revenue through account takeover and fraud. Because bots are evolving to evade current detection technologies, the risks and costs for organisations are exploding.

    In this session, you will see how an extremely successful online retail business such as Zalando is protecting itself from such cyberattacks while maintaining the best user experience.
  • An Operational View into Akamai’s SOCC Recorded: Sep 29 2020 42 mins
    Roger Barranco, VP Global Security Operations, and, Richard Meeus, Director of Security Technology and Strategy EMEA, Akamai
    Attacks are growing, evolving, and becoming more sophisticated. This webinar will take a deep dive into Akamai’s Security Operations Command Centre (SOCC) to examine security trends we have witnessed over the past few months, from credential stuffing, to web application and DDoS attacks.

    Join us to find out how Akamai security engineers successfully mitigated some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated attacks.

    What we will cover:
    - A deep dive into Akamai’s SOCC
    - A review of the cyber attack trends we are witnessing
    - Mitigation techniques
    - What you can do to better protect yourself
  • AI, Vulnerability Scanning & Implementing Your Cloud Security Strategy Recorded: Sep 24 2020 61 mins
    Richard Meeus, Akamai; Nabil Zoldjalali, Darktrace; John Aarsen, SonicWall
    Securing the cloud can be challenging for many reasons. From data breaches that result in excess spending and loss of trust, to implementing and maintaining a security strategy.

    According to Gartner, the public cloud services market is expected to grow 17% in 2020. With this in mind, how can businesses secure their cloud access while adopting new cloud strategies? Some cloud security vendors have adopted AI and machine learning methods to protect against threats to the cloud.

    According to Cybersecurity Insiders, less than a third of businesses are monitoring abnormal workforce behavior across their cloud footprint. This is alarming considering the significant increase in usage of cloud apps and collaboration platforms. 

    Join this expert panel where cloud security leaders will discuss:
    -  The key threats faced by businesses implementing cloud services
    -  How AI, autonomous response and machine learning can help to detect threats
    -  How vulnerability scanning can optimize your cloud security strategy
  • CISO Insight: How to Be a Security Leader Recorded: Sep 22 2020 42 mins
    CISO, Domino's, First VP, Global Head of Network Technology, Danske Bank, CSO, Akamai, Regional Director EMEA, Akamai
    COVID-19 has seen a shift to more people online, more transactions, and more interaction than ever before. This has led to a plethora of new attack vectors for criminals worldwide. With cyber security a hotter topic now than it has ever been, from maintaining availability, to providing integrity and confidentiality, the role of the CISO is full of daily challenges.

    This session will include Lee Whatford, CISO at Domino’s, Tom Søderholm, First VP, Global Head of Network Technology at Danske Bank, Andy Ellis, CSO at Akamai and Matt Payne, Regional Director EMEA, Akamai, who will discuss how they are navigating their way through these unprecedented times.

    It will provide insight, advice and experience for other CISO’s and security leaders on how to ensure their organisation remains secure and available in this new and changing model.

    What you will learn:
    - What are the key security strategies and solutions to be focusing on
    - Top tips from CISO’s on how to be a security leader
    - How to grow and demonstrate the value of the CISO role within your organisation
  • Evaluating & Measuring DDoS Risk during a COVID 19 Era Recorded: Sep 15 2020 42 mins
    Dennis Birchard, Principal Lead Cloud Security Architect at Akamai
    A DDoS attack could be a ruse to distract your focus from other key processes, such as fraudulent transactions, or outright destruction of data. "At Alliant we wanted the brains behind DDoS mitigation and that's what Prolexic gives us." said Bill Podborny, Chief Security Officer, Alliant Credit Union.

    The number of DDoS attacks instantly mitigated via the Prolexic platform has increased exponentially over the past four years. Akamai mitigates DDoS attacks against its Prolexic platform via proactive mitigation controls, in 0 seconds and with no customer impact. But, what about DDoS attacks in the COVID-19 era?

    Join Dennis Birchard, Akamai’s Principal Cloud Security Architect, to learn more about:

    •Recent DDoS Attack Trends Q1-2020
    •How does Prolexic protect Akamai customers and why does it matter
    •Mitigation Strategies re: Proactive vs Reactive controls
    •Work from home and how our customers have changed their risk
    •How to interpret DDoS industry mitigation SLAs
  • Getting Started with SASE Recorded: Sep 8 2020 26 mins
    Patrick Sullivan, CTO, Akamai and Siddharth Deshpande, Director of Security Strategy, Akamai
    Join Akamai CTO Patrick Sullivan and former Gartner Analyst, now Akamai Director of Security Strategy, Siddharth Deshpande for a discussion around secure access service edge (SASE). This cybersecurity model merges the functions of network and security point solutions into a unified, global cloud-native service.

    During the session, you will learn about:
    • What SASE is — and what it isn’t
    • The business and technical benefits of SASE
    • How SASE compares to other frameworks such as NIST CSF and MITRE ATT&CK
    • Use cases beyond workforce security (performance and security of websites, consumer identity management, etc.)
    • Tips for immediate and incremental implementation
  • Scale Digital Experiences with Customer Identity & Access Management Recorded: Sep 3 2020 27 mins
    John Summers, SVP & GM, Web Security, Akamai & Alex Bolante, Managing Director, CIAM, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    COVID-19 has scaled consumer adoption of digital, prompting businesses across industries to accelerate digital transformation initiatives. While digital is now the preferred channel for many consumers, expectations for seamless, highly personalized customer experiences have not changed.

    Watch this on-demand Akamai webinar, featuring Deloitte & Touche Managing Director Alex Bolante, to learn how to create exceptional, digital-first customer experiences with Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM).

    You will hear:
    • How COVID-19 has changed consumer behaviors and CX expectations
    • Why customer identities are central to your digital-first strategy
    • Case studies from brands that scaled mission-critical applications with CIAM
    • Common pitfalls and critical success criteria to benchmark your CIAM solution

    Speakers:
    John Summers - SVP and General Manager, Web Security
    Akamai Technologies

    Alex Bolante - Managing Director, Customer Identity and Access Management
    Deloitte & Touche LLP

    Learn more:
    akamai.com/ciam
    http://deloitte.com/us/en/pages/risk/solutions/cyber-risk-services
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    Roger Barranco, VP Global Security Operations, and, Richard Meeus, Director of Security Technology and Strategy EMEA, Akamai
    Attacks are growing, evolving, and becoming more sophisticated. This webinar will take a deep dive into Akamai’s Security Operations Command Centre (SOCC) to examine security trends we have witnessed over the past few months, from credential stuffing, to web application and DDoS attacks.

    Join us to find out how Akamai security engineers successfully mitigated some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated attacks.

    What we will cover:
    - A deep dive into Akamai’s SOCC
    - A review of the cyber attack trends we are witnessing
    - Mitigation techniques
    - What you can do to better protect yourself
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