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Michael Smith

Michael Smith

May 21, 2012 4:25 PM

What you need to know about BEAST

Earlier this month, our friends at the Trustworthy Internet Movement launched a new Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) dashboard called "SSL Pulse".  This tool is an excellent resource that provides one set of industry benchmarks for both Akamai and our customers. And one of the first things that we do when a tool like this is released is to try it out on our own web sites to see how we're

Shawn Michels

Shawn Michels

May 14, 2012 10:43 PM

Device Fragmentation & Security in a Hyperconnected ...

It's no secret that the proliferation of new devices in the marketplace and the resulting platform fragmentation, has created numerous challenges for content providers who are trying to satisfy customer demand for anytime, anywhere access to content. In the last quarter alone Apple sold 35.1 million iPhones and 11.8 million iPads, while Samsung sold 46.9 million smartphones. Throw in Android tablets, RIM devices, desktop systems and laptops, gaming consoles and

Akamai

Akamai

January 31, 2012 8:00 AM

State of the Internet in Q3 2011: Observations on At ...

To say that Web-based security attacks are on the rise would be an understatement. Consider this: in just the past three years, we've seen an eye-popping 2,000% increase in the number of DDoS attack incidents investigated on behalf of our customers.  And while those DDoS numbers are not currently part of Akamai's State of the Internet report (Q3 2011 edition released today at  http://www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet/), the attack traffic that we monitor

Paul Sagan

Paul Sagan

January 25, 2012 12:27 PM

Scaling for Any Device, Anywhere

This week I had the opportunity to address a large group of CIOs and global IT executives at the Handelsblatt Conference in Munich.  The theme of the event was "Seamless IT: anytime-anywhere-any service-any device." I was asked to speak on the topic of Internet scalability, which is a challenge that Akamai has been addressing since our inception nearly 14 years ago. In my presentation I argued that new risks to Internet scalability

Rich Bolstridge

Rich Bolstridge

January 24, 2012 3:38 PM

New Security Threats in Online Banking Demand Innova ...

As we begin a new year, it is worthwhile to look back at some of the events of 2011 - and project where some of the biggest challenges will lie ahead for us in 2012. Security threats to the online world of financial services were perhaps the number one threat in 2011, and the risks will continue to build in 2012.Akamai commissioned research by IDC Financial Insights to further understand

Akamai

Akamai

January 9, 2012 6:00 AM

Connected Consumers, Premium Content and the Cloud C ...

Today's hyperconnected world is radically changing the business of media and entertainment. Cloud computing, ubiquitous connectivity, and the increasing consumption of IP video are driving content providers to move more content to the cloud and users to expect easy access across multiple devices. Technology advancements and rapid consumer adoption have created an environment where delivering a secure, high-performing consumer experience on any device is critical. This new environment brings enormous

Akamai

Akamai

December 9, 2011 1:16 PM

Following the Top Security Influencers

According to the folks at Tripwire, three members of the firms' "Top 25 Influencers in Security You Should Be Following" list are members of Akamai's Security Intelligence Team. Andy Ellis, Josh Corman and Martin McKeay were all noted for bringing interesting, unique, entertaining and sometimes controversial views to the conversations surrounding information security.The list offers reasons why Tripwire thinks those with an interest in information security should be following -