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What is a CDN?

Content delivery networks, or CDNs, make online experiences faster and more reliable by delivering content closer to users.


Cloud Computing Services

Cloud computing services are changing how businesses and public institutions use information technology.


What is a DDoS Attack?

A DDoS attack is an attempt to overwhelm a website or online service with traffic from multiple sources in order to render it unavailable to users.


State of the Internet Security Reports

Internet traffic surged in 2020 and criminals took advantage, using their time at home to change the threat landscape forever.


State of the Internet Connectivity Reports

Get insight into the latest Internet connectivity trends to accelerate innovation and move your business faster forward.


State of the Internet Security DDoS Attack Reports

Since the pandemic kept more people at home, there was an increase in the amount of time people spent gaming in 2020.


State of the Internet Reports

The State of the Internet series provides expert insights on the cloud security and web performance landscape, based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform.


Live Video Streaming

Live video streaming is an excellent tool for content distributors and other organizations seeking to excite their audience and engage actively with them through live events or linear TV.


Streaming Media Server

As the demand for streaming media continues to rise, content delivery providers require a state-of-the-art streaming media server solution to meet customer expectations and stay competitive in a rapidly evolving market.


Streaming Media Services

Demand for streaming media services is growing quickly, presenting content providers with new revenue opportunities and new technical challenges as well.


Connection-less Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

The Akamai Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT) identified a new Connection-less Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (CLDAP) reflection and amplification method.


DDoS Reflection Attack: Memcached DDoS

A Memcached Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is a cyber attack aimed at Memcached, a database caching system designed to speed up websites and networks.


Application Delivery

The core responsibility of today's enterprise IT department is to ensure that business critical applications are delivered to end users reliably, securely, and with minimal latency.


Information Security

Security news and research affecting Akamai customers and the larger information security community. Includes video, podcasts, compliance documentation and threat bulletins.


Technical Publications

Many of Akamai’s researchers continue to publish in the most highly competitive and well-respected academic journals and conferences.


Threat Research

Welcome to a destination where the security community can access, engage with, and learn from Akamai’s threat researchers and the insight that the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform affords into the evolving threat landscape.


Boosting Agility and Performance on the Evolving Internet

Four critical components of content delivery to improve customers’ web and mobile experiences.


The Future of Customer Experience in Financial Services

How to fend off new competitors and meet rising customer expectations through web and mobile channels.


Where to Start With Zero Trust Security

Implementing a Zero Trust Access model should be a core component of your security transformation.

What is a CDN?

Content delivery networks, or CDNs, make online experiences faster and more reliable by delivering content closer to users.


What is a DDoS Attack?

A DDoS attack is an attempt to overwhelm a website or online service with traffic from multiple sources in order to render it unavailable to users.