Akamai Security Expertise On Full Display at RSA Conference 2018 to Show How to Harness the Power of the Cloud Without Losing Control

Technology Demonstrations and Speaking Sessions Showcase How Layered-Based Cloud Protection Can Enhance Performance and Strengthen Customer Trust

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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, will be showcasing its full range of award-winning cloud security solutions and services at the RSA Conference 2018. The security conference will take place April 16-20 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, and Akamai will be exhibiting at booth N3625 (Moscone North). Company experts will also deliver conference presentations including what promises to be a witty and educational back and forth keynote session featuring Akamai’s CSO Andy Ellis and Vice President of Web Security Josh Shaul titled, “How do I get my company to ditch the firewall?”

Demonstrations and presentations at Akamai’s booth will underscore the Company’s efforts to illustrate how a layered-based cloud protection strategy can help secure an organization’s data assets from a growing number of cyber threats while enhancing network performance, and contributing to strengthening customer trust. Akamai will show some of its latest innovations in security across areas such as DDoS mitigation, credential stuffing protection, malware protection, bot management, application access, and more.

Main Stage topics being presented at the Akamai booth throughout the conference will include topics such as:

  • How to think about security on your journey to the cloud
  • What is Zero Trust and why you need it
  • Your company’s shift to mobile and what that means for you from a security perspective
  • Credential stuffing – what it is, how it works, what you need to think about
  • How to put your rDNS to work for your security program
  • Instrumenting Application Security Through the Cloud
  • Lessons learned from the record-breaking 1.35tbs Memcached DDoS Attack

RSA Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to hear from Akamai security experts during the following sessions:

Akamai will also feature a “Fact or Fiction” series of presentations and book signings by renowned authors Dr. Eric Cole and Matthew Mather in the booth (N3625, Moscone North):

  • Dr. Eric Cole, Author, Online Danger
    Tuesday, April 17, 11:30 AM and Wednesday, April 18, 2:30 PM
  • Matthew Mather, Author, Cyber Storm
    Tuesday, April 17, 2:30 PM and Wednesday, April 18, 11:30 AM

For more information on Akamai’s cloud security solutions, and to book a meeting with an Akamai representative at the RSA Conference, please visit: http://akamai.com/rsac2018.

About Akamai

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world’s largest companies. Akamai’s intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone — and attacks and threats far away. Akamai’s portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn why the world’s top brands trust Akamai, visit www.akamai.com, blogs.akamai.com, or @Akamai on Twitter. You can find our global contact information at www.akamai.com/locations.