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Cassie Jeon

Cassie Jeon

October 31, 2018 9:04 AM

Meet the teen who won Technovation 2017

This summer Akamai hosted Girls Who Code for its fourth year in a row. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization that aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science. This is a spotlight article on one of the Girls Who Code participants, Aruzhan Koshkarova. Aruzhan, along with her teammates, won the Technovation Challenge last year for the app, QamCare. QamCare is an app that allows

Cassie Jeon

Cassie Jeon

October 30, 2018 9:17 AM

Akamai mentors next generations of girls in tech

This summer Akamai hosted Girls Who Code for its fourth year in a row. Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization that aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science. Akamai sponsored the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion program this past summer by providing the facilities and resources for the participants to learn. Part of the program involved the girls meeting with their mentor (an Akamai

Lauren Fisher

Lauren Fisher

July 13, 2018 9:30 AM

Akamai Welcomes Girls Who Code

Akamai employees in Cambridge have started to see some new faces around the office for the summer - 20+ high school juniors to be specific! For the fourth consecutive year, Akamai is partnering with Girls Who Code to host a seven-week long summer immersion program dedicated to closing the gender gap in tech. The girls will learn the basics of programming, robotics, data analysis and visualization by attending classes and

Akamai InfoSec

Akamai InfoSec

January 4, 2018 3:40 PM

Impact of Meltdown and Spectre on Akamai

Overview On Wednesday, January 3rd, researchers from Google Project Zero, Cyberus Technology, Graz University of Technology, and other organizations released details about a pair of related vulnerabilities, dubbed Meltdown and Spectre. These vulnerabilities appear to affect all modern processors and enables malicious code to read sensitive portions of memory on nearly all systems, including computers and mobile devices. Akamai is aware of side-effects of "speculative execution", the core capabilities that

Akamai

Akamai

March 10, 2017 9:44 AM

FIVE MINUTES WITH: Matthew Soares, Manager of Facili ...

When Matt Soares was offered a role at Akamai, it was the flexibility that sold him. "It allowed me to make it my own and I thought that was pretty cool!" he said. Today, Matt is the lifeline of the Akamai Americas campuses as the manager of facilities operations. If a employee's office isn't below freezing, they can probably thank him. During his days at Akamai, he's involved in

Akamai InfoSec

Akamai InfoSec

August 11, 2016 3:32 PM

Vulnerability Management at Akamai

Akamai's InfoSec team has been documenting security vulnerabilities on this blog for years, and we have long evangelized the security benefits of keeping companies' systems current by applying the latest patches. Today, management of vulnerabilities and application of the latest patches has become a critical component of any InfoSec program.

Akamai

Akamai

November 11, 2015 10:14 AM

2015 Edge Conference: Women in Technology Recap

L-R: Maha Pula, Sr. Director, Pre Sales, Americas at Akamai TechnologiesRobyn Randell, Vice President IT, Asia Pacific at BurberryAndrea Shannon, Sr. Director of Business Development at OoyalaDiana Silva, Global eCommerce Marketing Leader at Cisco WebExMegan Meza, Senior Product Manager, Content Delivery at Rackspace HostingSue Thexton, Senior Vice President, EMEA at Brightcove

John Sconyers

John Sconyers

November 2, 2015 6:00 AM

Family Reach Gets Out of the Kitchen with Akamai

In my work with Family Reach, an organization that helps families battling cancer with out-of-pocket medical expenses and everyday living costs, I learned of a striking statistic: The number one cause of financial bankruptcy for families is paying for the costs associated with cancer. This statistic is one that Family Reach helps to combat every day, and one of the key drivers of its upcoming Cooking Live event. Created by

Noelle Faris

Noelle Faris

September 22, 2015 10:11 AM

The STEM of Akamai's Success

Repost from the co.tribute blog: http://info.cotribute.com/featuredcompanies/akamai Akamai Technologies, Inc. is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, and has been since 1998 when it was incorporated by Dr. Tom Leighton and Danny Lewin. The company is a product of the annual MIT $50K Entrepreneurship Competition of 1997, during which Leighton and Lewin realized the potential in the Internet content delivery market and development efforts began in earnest