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22 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Akamai, Computers

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-American Funds urges password change to counter 'Heartbleed' bug

American Funds, the No. 3 U.S. mutual fund family, advised some customers to change user names and passwords on Wednesday as the number of companies and people affected by the notorious "Heartbleed" bug grows.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected

Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.

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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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Related Topix: SuccessFactors, Startups, Akamai

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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Related Topix: Akamai, Internet, Science / Technology

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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Related Topix: Akamai, Science / Technology, Internet

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bloomberg

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.

Bears who abandoned bets against technology companies from Facebook Inc. to Netflix Inc. in 2013 can only sit and watch now as the stocks tumble.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Financial Markets, Semiconductors, Micron Technology, Electronics

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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MarketWatch

Why websites were caught unprepared

Facebook Inc. and Yahoo Inc.'s blogging site Tumblr advised users to change their passwords because of the so-called Heartbleed bug.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Yahoo!, Tumblr, AirBnB, Computer Security, Science / Technology

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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Related Topix: Akamai, Science / Technology, Internet

Bloomberg

What Four-Letter Word Does Facebook Bring to Mind?

The second letter of the Greek alphabet is used as shorthand for a measurement of volatility in a security.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Financial Markets, Expedia, Travel/Tourism

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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Related Topix: Akamai, House, Digital Rights Management, Science / Technology

BayStreet.ca

Wall Street Fundamentals Releases New In-Depth Stock Reports on AKAM, ...

Declines in the high-growth technology sector dragged down U.S. markets Monday. The NASDAQ pulled back 1.16 percent, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.02 percent.

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Related Topix: Akamai, Semiconductors, Telecom, InterDigital Communications, Electronics, Glu Mobile, Startups, Financial Markets

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Forbes.com

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks March 31 To April 4 And Year-to-Date

The six highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are VMWare , Akamai , F5 Networks .

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Financial Markets

Fri Apr 04, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Why I Feel Bullish on Akamai

Akamai Technologies Inc. is engaged in providing content delivery and cloud infrastructure services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

The Motley Fool

With or Without Apple, Akamai Technologies Is a Solid Long-Term Buy

The company provides content delivery network and security services to the likes of Apple , along with big media conglomerates and banks around the world.

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Related Topix: Akamai, Apple, Startups

Thu Apr 03, 2014

TechTarget

NTP-based DDoS attacks on the rise, but SYN floods still more perilous

The initial months of 2014 saw a dramatic increase in the number of NTP-based distributed denial-of-service attacks, according to multiple DDoS mitigation vendors.

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Related Topix: CloudFlare

Data Center Knowledge

Akamai, Vubiquity Partner for Content-as-a-Service Offering

Global provider of multiplatform video services Vubiquity and Akamai announced a partnership designed to help network service providers or content owners efficiently and cost-effectively launch over-the-top video services.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Hispanic Business

Aspera Expands Partner Ecosystem at NAB 2014

Leading media technology providers are adopting Aspera FASPTM to enable high-performance content storage, processing and distribution LAS VEGAS-2014 NAB SHOW, Booth SL8511-April 3, 2014-Aspera, Inc. , an and creators of next -generation software technologies that move the world's large data at maximum speed, expanded its partner ecosystem with new ... (more)

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