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HardenStance Briefing: What Akamai Will Do With Nominum

HardenStance Briefing: What Akamai Will Do With Nominum

On November 27th 2017, Akamai completed the acquisition of leading DNS provider, Nominum. Download the HardenStance take on how Akamai plans to leverage the acquisition of Nominum across its portfolio and drive its cybersecurity business to $1 billion in 4-5 years....

White Paper: Cybersecurity: Priorities and Proposals for Small ISPs

There’s a boom in security services, driven by demand from businesses and shaped by the ability to deliver security as a virtual network function, says Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan. With that increased demand comes increased competition, as more different types of service providers including equipment vendors are getting into the business of offering security.

DDoS Attacks: Opportunities & Threats for CSPs

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks pose a serious threat to the communications service provider (CSP) business model. DDoS attacks generate network outages that suspend the ability to bill for service; they are often launched in conjunction with data exfiltration attacks; they trigger penalties for breaches of service-level agreements (SLAs); and they put upward pressure on customer churn.

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