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Akamai

October 11, 2019 11:00 AM

Data in the dark: Data protection

Hyperconnectivity is on the rise and, as a result, corporations' capacity to protect their own and their customers' data becomes more and more limited. Connection takes place over a network, so, as connection increases, that network increases in size and becomes less manageable. So, when everything is connected, how can corporations ensure that information stays with the right people, and sensitive data doesn't make its way into the wrong hands?

Akamai

Akamai

September 27, 2019 11:00 AM

From the beginning: Internships with Akamai

At Akamai, our internships are both unique and meaningful. What do we mean by this? Well, we believe an internship should add real, significant value to an intern's skill-set. So, not only do they get to learn on the job at Akamai, experiencing our values and culture, but we get them involved in live projects from day one. How does this make our internships different?In the last year, our internship

Akamai

Akamai

September 12, 2019 11:00 AM

Future technology: Creating a seamless gaming experi ...

At Akamai, we secure and stabilize the user experience, so that content of all forms can be streamed seamlessly onto whatever device you are using. One of the primary types of content we are integral to shaping and delivering is gaming content. You may not realize it, but we are constantly working behind the scenes to create a more immersive experience that is undisrupted and continually improving.

Akamai

Akamai

August 22, 2019 10:00 AM

In conversation: The women in network security

Why does network security matter? On average, there is a hacker attack every 39 seconds. If any of these attacks result in a data breach, they could cost over $150 million, with research suggesting that cyber-attacks could cost businesses over $2 trillion altogether in 2019. However, at Akamai, we work to keep the Internet secure every day. As modern technology advances and innovations increase, the black market expands and threatens

Akamai

Akamai

July 30, 2019 11:00 AM

Diversity of thought in Tech

At Akamai, we believe innovation is only possible when the various viewpoints and experiences of a collective, culminate to make a great idea. It is the variety of these ideas which is important. Why does diversity of thought matter? When a team is made up of several people with similar perspectives, there will always be a natural limit to how broad their thought processes can be. However, when a team

Akamai

Akamai

May 29, 2019 10:00 AM

Our ceiling, their floor, educating the future

Throughout this blog series, we've been discussing the future of tech in relation to our young people. At Akamai, our outreach programs and forward-thinking culture have positioned us as part of the movement determined to make the world better for our children. As it happens, technology is transforming the world day-by-day. Communications have been overturned throughout the last few decades. Now technology is, inevitably, looking to shape the future of

Akamai

Akamai

May 13, 2019 11:00 AM

Words of wisdom: Advice for pursuing a career in tec ...

The introduction of AI into the workplace is creating uncertainty over the future of employment. However, research shows that tech will create "133 million" more jobs before 2022 than it will dissolve, as "new entities in the economy replace obsolete ones." As such, there is more reason to nurture and enable our younger generations to be the tech pioneers we need. The skills these generations will need to approach these

Akamai

Akamai

April 8, 2019 11:00 AM

The Leaders of the Future: Tech for Growing Minds

Jobs in the STEM and Tech fields are growing at "three times the pace of non-STEM jobs." The rise of technological advances means the tech industry is not slowing down anytime soon. In the next decade, there will be 1 million more U.S jobs in the tech sector than computer science graduates to fill them." At Akamai, we take both the future of tech, and the roles younger generations will

Jennifer Bourgeois

Jennifer Bourgeois

July 16, 2018 9:00 AM

Vets in Tech

The words "Vet" and "Tech" have been coming together more frequently over the past few years. Nowadays, more tech companies are creating programs to create relationships with our Veterans to arm them with the tools and the technology they need to establish and maintain a career in the tech space after their Military life. Veterans and our Military have always been very near and dear to me. My father, who