Tim April

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Organization: Akamai
Affiliation: SSAC
Region: North America
Country: USA
Email: tim [at] tapril.net

Tim April works for Akamai Technologies as a Principal Architect in the Information Security department. He oversees Akamai's DNS services and infrastructure security.[1]

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

He is a member of ICANN's Security and Stability Advisory Committee and RSSAC Caucus. [2]


April has a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering and a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.


  • The DNS in IoT: Opportunities, Risks, and Challenges. IEEE Internet Computing 24.4 (2020): 23-32.
  • Understanding the Mirai Botnet. In USENIX Security Symposium. 2017.
  • The WireX Botnet: An Example of Cross-Organizational Cooperation. Akamai Blog. August 28, 2017.