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Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

June 12, 2018 8:29 AM

State of the Internet Summer 2018 Attack Spotlight: ...

Earlier this year, Akamai mitigated the largest DDoS attack in its history, fueled by a new reflector, memcached. The attack targeted one of our software clients and broke through the 1 Tbps threshold for the first time. Memcached was developed to act as a distributed memory caching system. Since the protocol uses UDP, an insecure protocol, and carries the potential for tremendous amplification, it has the key traits of a

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

April 27, 2015 10:15 AM

Missed #RSAC 2015? We've Got You Covered!

It's hard to believe that RSA Conference 2015 was just last week! Did you miss attending it this year? That's ok! We live tweeted the entire conference, so take a moment to catch up on all the exciting things that happened last week, by reading our tweets.Enjoy!

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

February 27, 2015 10:06 AM

Akamai Live Tweets #LeadOnCA

On Tuesday, February 24th, Akamai had the honor of being a sponsor at the inaugural Lead On: Silicon Valley Conference For Women. 5,000 women attended the event, which featured big name keynote speakers including, Diane Von Furstenberg, Candy Chang, Kara Swisher, Brene Brown and Hillary Clinton, along with two speakers from Akamai - Susan LaPointe (Vice President of Human Resource Operations), and myself! As I have done for previous conferences,

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

October 17, 2014 2:23 PM

The Best of #AkamaiEdge 2014!

Akamai Edge 2014 may have wrapped up last week, but it's all we can think about! We had such a great time with all of you in Miami, and we hope you had a great time with us as well. With over 1,500 attendees, it was our largest Akamai Edge yet. Ready to relive a little bit of it? Check out our social story! What was your favorite part of

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

April 11, 2014 10:34 AM

Missed #NABshow? We've Got You Covered!

If you follow us on Twitter, you may have noticed that we were live tweeting at the NAB Conference in Las Vegas this past week. There was plenty going on, and 98,000 people attending from 150 different countries. Weren't able to make it out to Las Vegas this year? We've compiled all of our tweets from this past week, to get you up to date on what was talked about

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

March 28, 2014 3:11 PM

Top Tweets of the Week: 3/21 - 3/28

It's that time of again - time for Top Tweets of the Week! We're gearing up for the NAB Show and Second Screen Summit next week, and also pretty excited about helping NBC deliver record amounts of video content during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Want to know what else has happened at Akamai this week? Check out this weeks installation of "Top Tweets of the Week"

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

March 21, 2014 4:15 PM

Top Tweets of the Week: 3/14 - 3/21

It's Friday again! This week, we attended the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, enjoyed Pi Day the way it's supposed to be enjoyed (with pie), and wondering what security professionals would ask for if they were granted one wish. It's been busy around here, but it's time to sit back and enjoy this weeks edition of "Top Tweets of the Week"!

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

March 7, 2014 4:23 PM

Top Tweets of the Week: 2/28 - 3/7

It's been a busy week here at Akamai. From heading out to #eTailWest to ending the week by celebrating International Women's Day, we have rounded up this weeks "Top Tweets of the Week"! Enjoy!

Amanda Fakhreddine

Amanda Fakhreddine

March 3, 2014 9:17 AM

Missed #RSAC? We've Got You Covered!

As you might have already read, we were at RSA Conference in San Francisco last week. For the first time, I had the opportunity to live-tweet the entire conference: from William Shatner's musical opening, to Andy Ellis', Or Katz's and Tsvika Klein's talks, to Stephen Colbert's closing keynote. Did you miss RSA Conference this year? Read our Twitter stream to follow the various talks and events from each day. Enjoy!