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Success in today’s hyperconnected world is based largely on an organization’s ability to deliver engaging online experiences – despite the performance and security weaknesses presented by the public Internet. Akamai addresses this challenge head on, enabling our customers to:

• Optimize for multi-device delivery

• Scale to deliver quality video over IP

• Accelerate enterprise and branch office connections

• Secure cloud-based data, applications and websites

Akamai has deployed the most pervasive, highly distributed cloud optimization platform, delivering over 2 trillion Internet interactions daily and creating a powerful layer of defense to withstand today’s attacks while anticipating and mitigating future threats.As networks and applications continue to grow in complexity and the world becomes even more reliant on the Internet, Akamai’s CDN, cloud, mobile and security services deliver a secure, high-quality experience on any device. By enabling organizations to reach broadcast scale audiences, process secure transactions and make enterprise applications available to a mobile global workforce, Akamai removes the complexities of technology and helps government agencies accelerate innovation in a hyperconnected world. That’s why all arms of the US military, 15 of the US Government Cabinet-level agencies and State & Local Governments use Akamai for their critical and often sensitive, online initiatives. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how organizations optimize experiences for any device, anywhere. To learn how Akamai solutions and its team of Internet experts are helping Government move faster forward, please visit, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.

When I woke up this morning, it was all over the news: “Big corporation gets breached in cyberattack.” Unfortunately, every few months I see a similar headline. What lessons can we learn from these recurring attacks that can help us do a better job in creating defenses — and make it a lot harder for the bad guys to succeed?
The open authentication standard addresses existing multifactor authentication security vulnerabilities.
Last week, we unveiled Akamai Connected Cloud, our massively distributed platform for cloud computing, security, and content delivery. You can read all the details in our announcement.