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Chris Wraight

Chris Wraight

April 8, 2019 6:51 PM

People Spent More Time with Their Mum this Mothering ...

The first major peak traffic event for online shopping in the United Kingdom is Mothering Sunday, also known as Mother's Day, held this year on Sunday, 31 March.

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

April 12, 2017 12:28 PM

Why moats and castles belong in the past

We are all familiar with the enterprise security approach of treating an organization like a castle, and protecting it with a moat. Moats have been used for perimeter defense since ancient Egypt. While the moat and castle enterprise security approach has worked well in the past it is starting to show its age.

Akamai

Akamai

April 3, 2017 10:15 AM

Remote access no longer needs to be complex and cumb ...

From an IT management perspective, remote access management can be complex. Deployment, administration, testing and compliance is often multifaceted and time consuming, and security is an on-going concern.

Akamai

Akamai

March 29, 2017 1:20 PM

Minimizing the Impacts of Stolen Credentials with Ak ...

With the acquisition of Soha Systems, Akamai's vision of bringing a simpler, more secure access approach to the enterprise is now available. We have blogged about this, most notably an excellent piece penned by Lorenz Jakober titled "Secure Enterprise Access Needs to Evolve".

Enrique Duvos

Enrique Duvos

March 14, 2017 7:29 PM

The big picture - images matter to customers

There is no doubt that images sell. On websites, the use of pictures not only illustrates a product, it encourages emotional engagement. A study by Nielsen[1] found that 63% of shoppers on mobile and tablet devices ranked product images first in importance over any other content on the page. So, what are you doing about the images on your website?

Michael Gooding

Michael Gooding

March 9, 2017 9:12 PM

UK broadband connection speeds - the devil in the de ...

On March 8th, Akamai released the Fourth Quarter 2016, State of the Internet / Connectivity Report, which gives a global view of internet connectivity trends as observed across the Akamai Intelligent Platform. It is always an interesting read, and looking back over the report's history since its first publication in 2009, we can really see how much traffic trends and speeds have evolved. The 'high broadband' category was then defined

Jim Black

Jim Black

February 27, 2017 8:57 PM

Making Third-Party Application Access Simple and Sec ...

In January Akamai launched Enterprise Application Access (EAA), a new solution designed to help companies address one of the biggest headaches they have: simplifying remote and third-party application access while maintaining the security of the enterprise. For the IT department, there are two main challenges with making simple, secure remote access a reality:

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

February 10, 2017 10:58 AM

Third-party and remote enterprise application access ...

As we know, enterprises have come a long way from the days when a few remote users needed access to a handful of applications. Now, applications can live in data centers, in AWS, in Azure - in reality, anywhere on the Internet. So who really needs to access these enterprise apps?

Jay Coley

Jay Coley

February 8, 2017 9:24 AM

A reminder of the importance of security

Recently the UK Office for National Statistics released its latest statistical bulletin for the Crime Survey for England and Wales: Year Ending September 2016. The survey covers all reported crime (6.2 million incidents) and whilst it shows no statistically significant change on the preceding report, there was some interesting data related to computer crime.