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    Understanding the risk and cost of a DDoS attack

    May 23, 2016 • Opinion, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Today, more and more companies are outsourcing their online operations, such as websites, e-commerce, e-mail and domain name system (DNS), to focus on core business activities and lower costs. As a result, hosting providers are experiencing double-digit...

  • Simeon Tassev, Director and QSA at Galix.

    Why IT security experts feel unprepared for email attacks

    May 6, 2016 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Why IT security experts feel unprepared for email attacks

    IT security experts are feeling increasingly unprepared and too out-of-date to reasonably defend against email-based threats, with a late 2015 finding that only 35% of its respondents were confident of their preparedness to deal with email attacks. The global...

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    DDoS reality check: It can happen to you

    December 2, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on DDoS reality check: It can happen to you

    What makes today’s DDoS threats more dangerous than in the past is the fact that multiple attack types are being used in conjunction with other attack threats. The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) threat has changed to one where the attack types are...

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    How the cloud can improve your security solutions

    November 3, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How the cloud can improve your security solutions

    As we trust more and more of our critical applications, services and systems to the cloud, there is no reason why security should not be on that list, says Gary Newe, Technical Director at F5 Networks. The advantage of being in this industry for a while is...

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    DDoS attacks often coincide with other threats

    October 13, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on DDoS attacks often coincide with other threats

    A survey undertaken by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has demonstrated that, in most cases, a DDoS attack is only the tip of the iceberg. 74% of respondents representing the corporate sector reported that DDoS attacks against their companies coincided...

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    Financial services organisations take 100 days to identify cyber threats

    October 7, 2015 • Finance, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Financial services organisations take 100 days to identify cyber threats

    Although financial services organisation are well aware that they are the targets of serious and advanced security threats, they struggle to identify attacks once they are inside their network. This is according to a new Ponemon Institute Survey. Known as...

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    DDoS extortion attacks – a new threat to look out for

    September 16, 2015 • Opinion, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on DDoS extortion attacks – a new threat to look out for

    It is a testament to the sustained evolution of the cybersecurity landscape that we are still regularly seeing the emergence of new threats. Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and ransomware are both well-established methods of cyber-attack, but we...

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    Get help with Rising DDoS threats

    July 28, 2014 • Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Get help with Rising DDoS threats

    The number of cyber threats are growing, but most enterprises still feel unprepared to deal with them. The answer lies in expert assistance and formalised plans, says Networks Unlimited. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director of Arbor Networks distributor Networks...

  • Sergey Novikov, Deputy Director of Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis team (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Nigeria hosts 3% of malicious content

    April 22, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria hosts 3% of malicious content

    International anti-virus, online security and cybercrime expert Kaspersky Lab kicked off their annual Security Analyst Summit in Budapest, Hungary on Tuesday morning. With a focus on Middle East, Turkey and Africa, the summit is being held in Hungary as the...

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