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Aust internet speeds up as ranking drops

Average Australian connection speeds increased by 27 per cent in 2013 to reach 5.8 megabits per second in the December quarter, according to Akamai Technologies' latest State of the Internet report.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Emmy Advanced Media

Study: Hacker Attacks on Websites Up 75 Percent in Q3 2014

Akamai Technologies' State of the Internet report for Q4 2013 has just arrived, and one stat stands out like a bad rash: DDoS attacks were up 75 percent over last quarter, and 23 percent from the year before.

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Sys-Con Media

Akamai Releases Fourth Quarter 2013 'State of the Internet' Report

Based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platforma , the report provides insight into key global statistics such as network connectivity and connection speeds, attack traffic, broadband trends and availability, and IPv6 adoption.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

CIO

History's 15 Most Popular Computer Scientists

If CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and CHROs want to drive their businesses forward, they will need to quickly recognize the enormous value of big data for HR and finance and start investing in it accordingly.

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Aurora Era-Banner

DDoS Hackers using reflection techniques instead of botnet infection

Innovation in the DDoS marketplace now offers attackers better tools to maximise damage using fewer resources, according to a new report from Akamai Technologies.

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JD Supra

Induction Ceremony

On April 30, 2014, the Supreme Court will be hearing oral argument in the case of Limelight Networks, Inc. v.

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Seeking Alpha

Netflix's Arguments Against The Proposed Comcast And TWC Merger Aren't Valid

On Monday Netflix announced earnings and in their shareholder letter , said they oppose the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Akamai Technologies, Startups, Yahoo!, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CNet News

Easy-to-Use NTP Amplification Emerges as Common DDoS Attack Vector

Reflection attacks using the Network Time Protocol surge in the first quarter, as attackers shift to bandwidth-clogging floods of data.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Government Executive

Heartbleed Means HealthCare.gov Users Must Reset Passwords

Federal officials are telling Obamacare website account holders to reset their passwords, following revelations of a bug that could allow hackers to steal data.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Akamai Publishes Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report

Prolexic Technologies, now part of Akamai, is a recognized leader in Distributed Denial of Service protection services, and has produced the quarterly Global DDoS Attack Report since 2011.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Beet.TV

Live Video Streaming Format MPEG Dash Embraced by Akamai, Google, Adobe, Microsoft others

MPEG Dash - the emerging live video format for cross-platform streaming, has picked up considerable traction over the twelve months with the participation of major players including Google's YouTube, Microsoft's Azure, Adobe Primetime and Akamai, explains Will Law, Chief Media Architect of Akamai, in this interview with Beet.TV Also in the ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Akamai brings on SuccessFactors exec to lead business development

Cloud services firm Akamai Technologies Inc. , based in Cambridge, announced Monday the appointment of Seksom Suriyapa as senior vice president of corporate and business development.

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ComputerWorld

Akamai admits its OpenSSL patch was faulty, reissues keys

Akamai Technologies, whose network handles up to 30 percent of all Internet traffic, said Sunday a researcher found a fault in custom code that the company thought shielded most of its customers from the Heartbleed bug .

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ITworld

Akamai admits its OpenSSL patch was faulty, reissues keys

Akamai Technologies, whose network handles up to 30 percent of all Internet traffic, said Sunday a researcher found a fault in custom code that the company thought shielded most of its customers from the Heartbleed bug .

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Government Executive

Federal Websites Avoid Heartbleed Risks, DHS Says

The government's main public websites are not at risk from the security vulnerability Heartbleed, the Homeland Security Department said Friday, although many of the sites -- including HealthCare.gov -- were built on systems that were susceptible.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

B. Riley Upgrades Akamai Technologies to "Buy"

The firm currently has a $68.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $52.00.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

CIO

Cognitive Bias: The Risk From Everyone in Your Organization, Including You

CSO - Risks to enterprises are not only of the security breach variety from outside attackers, malicious insiders or even careless employees.

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CIO

Intel Cuts 1,500 Jobs in Costa Rica, Consolidates Some Operations in Asia

Intel is cutting 1,500 jobs in Costa Rica as it takes steps to cut 5 percent of its workforce by the end of the fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intela, Intel, Costa Rica, World News, Central America, China, CPU, Science / Technology

CIO

8 Books Every IT Leader Should Read This Year

IT leadership is equal parts 'IT' and 'leadership.' You probably know IT well. For help with leadership, these eight books offer a great start.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Data Center Knowledge

Cisco Updates Cloud-Enabled Video Processing Service

At the NAB show in Las Vegas this week Cisco announced plans to launch Videoscape Virtualized Video Processing, Akamai announced that it has passed a MPAA security assessment, and Mellanox and Pixit Media help power visual effects in post-production for Glassworks.

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