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Q3 2014 State of the Internet – Security Report

The Akamai's State of the Internet Security Report for 3rd Quarter, 2014 is out. Information on akamai's website detailed statistics about Internet and network security DDoS trends for the quarter in the under-listed areas:

  • Analysis of DDoS attack trends
  • Bandwidth (Gbps) and volume (Mpps) statistics
  • Year-over-year and quarter-by-quarter analysis
  • Application layer attacks
  • Infrastructure attacks
  • Attack frequency, size and…

Added by Yahaya Gobir on October 29, 2014 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Akamai First Quarter 2013 'State of the Internet' Report

The Akamai "State of the Internet" report is based on data gathered across Akamai’s global server network. The report highlights attack traffic, connection speeds, Internet penetration, broadband adoption, and mobile usage, as well as trends seen in this data over time. According to its website report, the 1st quarter's report highlights:

•IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 adoption trends. •Internet events & disruptions as reflected in Akamai traffic levels

•Connectivity speeds and… Continue

Added by Yahaya Gobir on August 9, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Edward Snowden: Balancing Privacy, Justice and Security

“I’m willing to sacrifice all of that because I can’t in good conscience allow the U.S. government to destroy privacy, Internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world with this massive surveillance machine they’re secretly building,” Snowden told the Guardian.

On February 21, 2013, I received an e-mail from the Curriculum Coordinator, United States Telecommunications Training Institute, admitting me to attend a USTTI Cyber Security/ICT policy training…


Added by Yahaya Gobir on June 28, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

NIGF 2013: Strengthening global performance of Nigeria’s ICT industry through internet access

Today, the Second Edition of Nigeria Internet Governance Forum 2013 holds here in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. The planning for this elaborate event has been going on for the better part of the last four months, and it brings together technocrats, civil society, the private sector, government representatives, intellectuals from the academic communities, and other stakeholders from all parts of Nigeria to deliberate on critical issues revolving around internet governance in the…


Added by Yahaya Gobir on June 18, 2013 at 4:30am — 2 Comments



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