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Taking Action This Earth Month

| | Sustainability
There's a fascinating human phenomenon often studied in the behavioral science field called the intention-action gap. It's when you have every intention of doing something, but it just doesn't happen. It's when you say you care about your health, but eat junk food. When you say you care about workers' ... Read More
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The Importance of Education in Furthering the Sustainability Agenda

Author: Mark Porter, Director, Supply Chain & International Collaboration, Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Mark Porter moved to REBA from Rocky Mountain Institute's Business Renewables Center (BRC) initiative in March 2019. Mark continues to support the BRC initiative across all areas and grow REBA's membership. He is developing initiatives to ... Read More

Partnering with Microsoft on Hackathon 2020 and Saving the Planet

| | Corporate, Microsoft, Sustainability
During the week of July 27, thousands of participants from around the globe participated in the Microsoft 2020 Hackathon. In its seventh year -- and this year, fully virtual -- the annual worldwide event brings Microsoft employees and interns together to drum up new ideas, create change, and make a ... Read More
No Excuses: Why Brands Must Manage PII Better

No Excuses: Why Brands Must Manage PII Better

| | identity management
Consumer retail is a major economic driver around the world. Global retail revenue was estimated at $24 trillion in 2018, split between $21.2 trillion of in-store spend and $2.8 trillion online ... Read More
Respect and Equal Protection For Everyone

Respect and Equal Protection For Everyone

We are profoundly distressed by the racism, bigotry and violence committed against people of color in our society and by public institutions. Here at Akamai, we have no tolerance for discrimination. We value our diversity. It is a strength of ... Read More
The Journey to Zero Trust Security

What the NIST Zero Trust Architecture Means for Business Continuity

| | Akamai Edge, Corporate
In September 2019, NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) published the first draft of its Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) for public feedback. A second draft was issued in February 2020 that incorporated industry feedback from the first cycle and ... Read More

Why You Need Cloud-Based Security for Agile, Innovative and Lean IT

| | Cloud Security
Digital transformation isn't just a buzzworthy trend or a finite phase for today's businesses. Rolling adaptation to an ever-changing environment and continuous digital evolution has become the new normal for enterprises -- the key to success in this agile, demanding, ... Read More
Cookies, Single Sign-On, and You

Cookies, Single Sign-On, and You

| | identity management
What's the problem? As part of a concerted effort to protect end user privacy and increase browser security, major web browsers have been making changes to their treatment of 3rd party cookies. These changes are designed to cripple ad targeting ... Read More
Visit Akamai at AWS re:Invent 2019

Visit Akamai at AWS re:Invent 2019

| | Conferences & Events
From December 2-6, the Las Vegas Strip will be jam-packed with tens of thousands of developers, engineers, admins, architects, and other technologists for AWS re:Invent, the annual learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community ... Read More

October Release: Q&A with Ari Weil

| | News & Announcements
Shortly after Akamai announced the October 2019 Release with new features and capabilities across its security, performance and media product lines, Akamai's VP of Product Marketing, Ari Weil, took over Akamai's Twitter account for a live October Release Q&A ... Read More