Akamai CEO Says 5G Will Change the Paradigm of the Web

Mad Money’s Jim Cramer sat down with Akamai CEO Tom Leighton to discuss the impact 5G will have on the web.

Akamai Throttling Game Download Speeds to Ease Network Congestion

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Akamai has announced it’s going to start slowing down video game downloads during peak times.

The Latest Tool For Cybercriminals: Google Analytics

According to cloud security firm Akamai, cybercriminals are using Google Analytics to gauge the success of their phishing campaigns. The report highlights that just over 56.1% of all websites are using some form of analytics, with Google the leading analytics…

Akamai Acquires KryptCo, Makers of Authentication Technology

Akamai Technologies, one of the world’s premier content delivery networks (CDN), just announced its acquisition of KryptCo. KryptCo is the creator of a mobile, multi-factor authentication mechanism that, unlike many competing solutions, doesn’t require a pin number for authorization. As…

One of the Largest DDoS Attack Ever Seen Kills Krebs Security Site

One of the largest Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks ever seen on the internet has caused Akamai to dump a site it hosted, KrebsOnSecurity.com. The DDoS attack was apparently in retaliation for journalist Brian Krebs‘ recent article about vDOS, which…

Latest State Of The Internet Report Shows An Increase In Global Internet Speed

Every quarter, Akamai puts out a report called “The State of the Internet.” By utilizing the Akamai Intelligent Platform, it’s able to look at a number of metrics, including global average Internet speeds, attack traffic and browser popularity. It’s an…

Average Global Internet Speeds Are Still Increasing

Most of us in the U.S. love to rag on our ISPs and blame them for what we perceive as painfully slow Internet speeds. Our ISPs certainly do deserve their fair share of criticism, but we should also celebrate when…

Global Internet Speeds Have Increased Yet Again

Every quarter, Akamai releases a report called “The State of the Internet.” In the previous report, Akamai found that broadband speeds had fallen on a global level. Thankfully, the latest report indicates that speeds are rising yet again. Akamai reports…

The Internet Is Still Slowly Gaining Speed Around The World

The Internet is constantly evolving around the world. The speed at which it’s evolving, however, is an entirely different story. It’s this evolution that has proven to be one of the more interesting things to watch as world moves towards…

South Korea Has (Much) Faster Internet Than You

Soon after Google ranked South Korea as having the second-fastest desktop internet and the fastest mobile internet in the world, a new study has been released that corroborates those accolades. Akamai, a cloud platform enterprise that keeps a close eye…