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Mike Kane

Mike Kane

March 12, 2021 6:00 AM

Akamai Offers Free Tier for Client-Side Edge Securit ...

In March of 2020, Akamai saw a dramatic 30% rise in internet traffic --- equivalent to an entire year of growth (1). Post-pandemic, Akamai believes there will be a return to normal internet traffic growth, but many things will never be the same. In general, we particularly expect to see greater reliance on the internet for transactions in retail, media, health care, finance, and travel and hospitality.

Jeffrey Costa

Jeffrey Costa

March 11, 2021 9:00 AM

Serverless Storage at the Edge (EdgeKV Beta)

We are pleased to announce the launch of EdgeKV, our distributed key-value store, into beta! EdgeKV is enabling technology for EdgeWorkers, our serverless computing platform that enables developers to create services using JavaScript and deploy them across our platform. When writing JavaScript, data persistence is often necessary to save data from a user interaction, or to retrieve contextual data to evaluate inside a function.

Sam Preston

Sam Preston

March 9, 2021 11:30 AM

Finding the Best Servers to Answer Queries -- Edge D ...

TL;DR IP Anycast is a network addressing and routing methodology that allows IP addresses to be announced from multiple points on the internet With the proper implementation, Anycast can reduce DNS RTTs and offer innate DDoS protection Akamai's authoritative name service, Edge DNS, combines global scale with strategic network advertisements to optimize performance and reliability Domain owners can further promote a performant DNS posture by maximizing record TTLs and enabling

Jim Black

Jim Black

March 9, 2021 9:00 AM

Is MFA a Security Illusion?

A recent Akamai Security blog post, Massive Campaign Targeting UK Banks Bypassing 2FA, written by my colleague Or Katz, is a great insight into how attackers used very simple techniques to bypass two-factor (2FA) authentication security to obtain access to U.K. consumers' bank accounts.

Arjun Rampal

Arjun Rampal

March 8, 2021 9:00 AM

Akamai Startup Program: Fostering Innovation

Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, continues to focus on innovation by launching Cohort 2 of the Akamai Startup program.

Susan McReynolds

Susan McReynolds

March 3, 2021 9:30 AM

Akamai Identified as a Leader in DDoS Mitigation by ...

This week, Akamai was again recognized as a Leader in the latest The Forrester Wave™: DDoS Mitigation Solutions, Q1 2021. Akamai has also been recognized by Forrester as a Leader in its most recent The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem Platform Providers, Q3 2020, The Forrester New Wave™: Bot Management, Q1 2020, and The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q1 2020.

Hen Tzaban

Hen Tzaban

March 3, 2021 9:00 AM

Compromised enterprise devices detection based on ab ...

Recently, many reports of incidents have been making headlines, proving that no business or industry is immune to advanced threat actors. Applying user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) for the challenging task of the detection of compromised devices over time can play a critical role in enterprises' defense mechanisms.

Neha Jain

Neha Jain

March 1, 2021 9:00 AM

Wizards 2020: Celebrating a community of innovators!

Wizards is a global ideation program that allows Akamai employees to submit their innovative ideas and contribute to the business transformation of Akamai. The program has been running for eight years and has received more than 5000 idea submissions. We are proud that Akamai products like Page Integrity and Enterprise Threat Protector were once ideas on the Wizards portal, as were more than 45 other successful suggestions.

Aaron Ahola

Aaron Ahola

February 25, 2021 9:00 AM

Akamai's New ESG Office: A Catalyst for Environmenta ...

We're proud of the progress Akamai has made in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. From reducing our greenhouse gas emissions by 30% and powering our platform with 50% renewable energy, to the millions invested in STEM education grants for underserved students, giving back to our planet and our communities is a big part of who we are and a key reason for our success as a business.