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Akamai Executive Summary: 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls

For the fourth year in a row, Gartner has named Akamai a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant Leader for web application firewalls (WAFs). This important report cites several strengths that we believe are a direct result of our differentiated offerings: Akamai WAFs are built on the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform. This gives us the unmatched visibility and scale to enable accurate, predictive WAF protection for websites, apps, and APIs — whether they’re in the data center or the cloud — anywhere in the world. The full report features evaluations of 10 WAF vendors. Read it now with our compliments.

Getting Started with SASE On-demand Webinar: A Conversation About SASE and Network Security Frameworks

In this on-demand webinar, Akamai CTO Patrick Sullivan and former Gartner Analyst, now Akamai Director of Security Strategy, Siddharth Deshpande discuss secure access service edge (SASE). This cybersecurity model merges the functions of network and security point solutions into a unified, global cloud-native service.

State of the Internet / Security: 2020 – A Year in Review

Internet traffic surged in 2020 and criminals took advantage, using their time at home to change the threat landscape forever. There were huge jumps in credential stuffing, web application, DDoS, phishing — just about every type of attack Akamai tracks. DDoS extortion came of age, with its potential to cripple businesses that refused to pay up. Also, playing on people’s boredom, an age-old phishing tactic snagged 5 million victims. Review the security stories that shaped a year like no other, and how they’re likely to change the security landscape for years to come. Download our new report now.

The Forrester Total Economic Impact™ of Akamai Security Products

How can you meet the challenge to quantify the cost savings and business benefits of Akamai security products? To answer this question, Akamai commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a study in which they interviewed or surveyed 35 Akamai customers to develop both a study and a tool. The study uses the data to show how a composite, global, enterprise-sized organization — with $1.5 billion in revenue — will see almost $6 million in economic benefits over three years. The tool lets you simulate the same study, but with your own inputs. You receive a Total Economic Impact™ report customized for your organization.

5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Application Access Model

The average cost of a breach is $3.86 million. With so much at stake, why do so many enterprises grant access based on an outdated model of assumed trust? And why do businesses rely on antiquated access technologies such as traditional VPNs and remote proxies to provide this application access?

Beyond SD-WAN: Zero Trust Security and the Internet as Corporate WAN

While SD-WAN currently enables the corporate network to handle traffic efficiently and move workloads to the cloud, this network model must continue to iterate. The Internet is the corporate WAN of the near future. Using SD-WAN, combined with the appropriate Zero Trust–compliant security and access services, is the first step to transitioning to the Internet as the corporate network.

Gartner Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA)

In the 2020 Market Guide for Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Gartner evaluates technologies that enable secure access to internal applications based on identity, context, and policy adherence — regardless of user or application type or location. According to Gartner, “ZTNA improves the flexibility, agility, and scalability of application access, enabling digital businesses to thrive without exposing internal applications directly to the internet, reducing risk of attack.”

Getting Started with SASE On-demand Webinar

In this on-demand webinar, Akamai CTO Patrick Sullivan and former Gartner Analyst, now Akamai Director of Security Strategy, Siddharth Deshpande discuss secure access service edge (SASE). This cybersecurity model merges the functions of network and security point solutions into a unified, global cloud-native service.

The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem Platform Providers, Q3 2020

According to Forrester, “Akamai truly believes in the tenets and implementation of Zero Trust for its customers and for itself. This should be a key point for potential clients…. Coupled with this fervent belief is the power the Akamai platform provides.” 

8 Steps to Zero Trust

Use this step-by-step guide from Akamai’s CTO, Charlie Gero, to build an inclusive and concrete zero trust architecture, intended to help enable safe application access in a cloud-native world. Easily transition to a perimeter-less environment with this prescriptive process, phasing applications in one at a time and reducing your migration risk profile.

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