SOTI Security Report

On-demand Webinar: State of the Internet / Security Report – Q4 2017 Findings

2017 saw a significant increase in both DDoS and web application attacks, with cyber criminals using attack vectors both old and new to wreak havoc and disrupt business. With mobile devices and the Internet of Things serving as broad new attack surfaces, and with serious vulnerabilities like Spectre and Meltdown being continually discovered, what can enterprises do to protect their customers and their businesses?

Arm yourself with the latest data, analysis, and in-depth research on the ever-changing threat landscape by viewing the on-demand webinar "State of the Internet / Security Report – Q4 2017 Findings."

And learn about:

  • Attacks on Financial Firms
  • The Evolution of Mirai
  • Bot Traffic Analysis
  • Credential Abuse Research
  • and Web Application Attack Trends for 2018


Gerhard Giese
Manager Enterprise Security Architects EMEA,, Akamai

Gerhard Giese started at Akamai in 2010 and is managing the European team of security architects. The team is responsible for customer advisory and consulting services in pre- as well as post sales. With over 20 years of experience in the field of security, he has accumulated in-depth expertise in network-security as well as in DDoS mitigation and data-theft prevention. While being in a management role Gerhard Giese never stopped operating directly and assisting clients showing his expertise as a trusted advisor. In addition he regularly talks at conferences and panels and also works as an independent consultant for federal state authorities.

Elmar Witte
Product Marketing Manager Security, Akamai

Elmar Witte started working at Akamai in 2017. He is the Product Marketing Manager Security for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). As Data Security Specialist, he is also in charge of topics such as Compliance, Security Certifications and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). After finishing his studies in technical translations and documentation he gathered 18 years of experience within the different marketing functions found in the IT industry. He joined Akamai after a 15-year-long career at Microsoft, where he acted in various product marketing, industry marketing, as well as business development roles.