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Tara Bartley

Tara Bartley

August 28, 2019 8:10 AM

Increasing Female Leadership in Technology

The lack of women in technology is a well-documented issue. In the United States, women account for only about 25% of computer and mathematical occupations, and only about 16% of engineering jobs. Worse still, women hold only 5% of leadership positions in the tech industry. Clearly the industry has a long way to go.

Greg Burns

Greg Burns

August 1, 2019 11:00 AM

Launching the Melbourne Scrubbing Centre

We are excited to announce the launch of Akamai's newest scrubbing centre in Australia. While Akamai has been protecting ANZ customers from large and complex DDoS attacks for years, the new Melbourne scrubbing centre will allow us to provide higher resilience and reduce latency for in-region traffic. Listen to a webinar to learn more about the new Melbourne Scrubbing Centre. Register now.

Chris Wraight

Chris Wraight

July 25, 2019 9:00 AM

Amazon Prime Day is Now a Major Holiday, Driving up ...

For the just-completed Amazon Prime Day (a full 48 hours this year), published reports indicate that it was the largest shopping event in Amazon's history, exceeding their own 2018 sales for both Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.

Andrew Heifetz

Andrew Heifetz

June 28, 2019 11:00 AM

Enhancing Customer Value, Building Customer Relation ...

Effective communication skills are fundamental to developing both immediate and long term relationships with our customers. How else can we learn the answers to questions such as: "What are our customers concerns, needs, and desires?", "How can we best address their short and long term needs?", And "What kind of customer experience are we providing"?

Charlie Phillips

Charlie Phillips

June 5, 2019 11:30 AM

GSS at Edge World

It's a busy time for my team as we prepare for next week's customer conference, Edge World, in Las Vegas. I'm excited for another productive week of interacting and innovating with our customers. There's still time for you to join us; register here.

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

May 8, 2019 11:00 AM

CHAPTER 3: ELECTION DAY - BEST PRACTICES AND READINE ...

CHAPTER 3: ELECTION DAY - BEST PRACTICES AND READINESS FOR DIGITAL NEWS PUBLISHERS As the 2019 General Election results approach, the frenzy and anticipation continue to build. Digital news publishers have the opportunity to engage with audiences on their digital properties as users go online to learn of the outcomes and developments surrounding the elections. In the first chapter of the blog series we listed a few trends on the

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

March 5, 2019 11:00 AM

Get, Set, Election, Go: Preparing For The 2019 Elect ...

Meeting the Expectations of Millions as They Go Online on The Election Day The 2019 General Elections could possibly be the most important Election event ever, in India... As India advances towards the general elections, this year, it will be the world's largest democratic exercise, and the biggest test ever for digital news publishers. India has close to 900 million eligible voters, and an estimated 500 million have access to

Andy Ellis

Andy Ellis

January 24, 2019 8:05 AM

Securing Social / Locking Login / Armoring Authentic ...

Authentication might be the single biggest hazard for web security over the next decade. It's not that the fundamentals of authentication are particularly challenging; we've understood the basic principles behind password management, push-based authorization, and device certificates for some time. But managing those at scale, and navigating to a more secure world -- maybe one without passwords someday -- requires a level of investment and focus that is, for most

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