Akamai’s back with yet another snapshot of the state of the internet and, as the foremost perpetrator of “observed attack traffic” in Q4 Reference: Akamai State of the Internet Q4 1. INcludes INsIght oN mobIle traffIc aNd coNNected deVIces from erIcssoNVolume 5. Akamai Releases Q4, ‘State of the Internet’ Report: Healthy, Growing Faster but Under Attack. By Peter Bernstein April 24, These past few days have.

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Again, there is good news on the mobility speed front as the trend is directionally correct.

Akamai’s State of the Internet Report

From Binge Watching to Bad Actors: The IoT is generating enormous streams of real-time data that needs to be efficiently collected, processed, and analyzed. Intternet company notes that the originating country as identified by the source IP address may not represent the nation in which an attacker resides. The history of government actions taken to reduce the emissions of automobiles and all combustion engines is an exhaustive list going back over half a….

Global Average and Peak Connection Speeds: Data collected by Ericsson shows that mobile data traffic doubled tge the fourth quarter of to the fourth quarter ofand grew 28 percent between the third and fourth quarter of It is estimated that Akamai sees as much as 30 percent of all Internet traffic. Turkey took over Russia’s number three spot with 4.

The country staate are particularly revealing.

It is a good thing IPv6 is ready, even if implementation readiness is not where one might think it would be. This is supported as well by the long-term trends observed over the five-year history of the State of the Internet Report,” stare David Belson, the report’s editor.

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Port Microsoft-DS remained the most targeted port in the fourth quarter, receiving 29 percent of attack traffic. There were also some other interesting factoids in the intternet page report that make it a nice companion piece to what I think are the other must read studies.


While not necessarily a perfect indicator of future country economic performance, it aoamai not a bad place to start. This is non-trivial though since study after study have shown the importance of next generation communications infrastructure on economic vitality.

Akamai: DDoS attacks tripled year-over-year in , China ranks as biggest offender

Finally, it also should be noted that this is much more than merely anecdotal information. Chinese schools keep tabs on kids with ‘intelligent uniforms’.

These past few days have been good ones for looking at the health and welfare of the online world. Port 23 Telnet was again second at 7. For sate of us who reside in the U. From around the web.

Akamai Releases Q4, 2012 ‘State of the Internet’ Report: Healthy, Growing Faster but Under Attack

Click here to read full bio. Based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform, the report provides insight into key global statistics including: We believe that this points to greater availability of broadband connectivity, as well as increased speeds on those connections.

Not surprisingly financial and business services were main targets but the bad guys spread their malevolence around. With all the apps for verifying identity, there is no technology to differentiate fake news from real news. Why is Smart RegTech a necessity for compliance and how can businesses identify the right technology solutions that will address any concerns with AI-….

And, while I have not included the pertinent information about IPv4 exhaust, by all means take zkamai close look. The fourth quarter of saw average connection speeds on surveyed mobile network operators range from a high of just over 8.

Paradoxically there are apps that can make…. The reason this is an industry observer and analyst delight is the granularity provided in the geographic and other breakdowns that make comparisons easy.

Akamai, Q4State akkamai the Internet Report. On a much lighter note, global high-speed broadband adoption defined as any speed equal or greater than 10Mbps grew by 2. This is one the industry and policy makers focus on and there is good news for all of us.


China’s first video game approvals in months don’t include Tencent. For the mobile flipside, Akamai found that average global speeds hovered between 8Mbps to kbps down, with peak downlink speeds coming in at 44Mbps to 2. To put that into better perspective, consider that the number two and three offenders — the U. The report also reviews mobile browser usage by network connection type collected by Akamai IO.

China again is the single largest volume source of observed traffic at 41 percent of the total, up from 33 percent in the prior quarter. That stat’s just one slice of the sprawling cybersecurity picture painted by the company, which also ranks China as the foremost perpetrator of “observed attack traffic” in Q4numbering that country’s share at 41 percent. The bulk of mobile data requests sent to Akamai’s platform saw Android’s Webkit browser and Apple’s Mobile Safari come in nearly neck-and-neck at Attack Traffic and Top Ports Attacked: Although when you expand that to overall network traffic, Safari reigns supreme with a How to Combat Fake News By: Since a single IP address can represent multiple individuals in some cases — such as when users access the Web through a firewall or proxy server — Akamai estimates the total number of unique Web users connecting to its platform during the quarter to be well over one billion.

Quarter-over-quarter, the global average connection speed rose five percent to 2. If you’re keen to digest even more of these sobering statistics, we recommend you hit up the source for the full executive summary and even more infographics. Akamai’s back with yet another snapshot of the state of the internet and, surprise surprise, it’s reporting that DDoS attacks were up threefold last year versus