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Posts Tagged ‘DDoS’

  • NETSCOUT report highlights rapid changes in DDoS threat landscape

    Arbor Networks in first place when it comes to DDoS protection

    August 17, 2017 • Security, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Arbor Networks in first place when it comes to DDoS protection

    The growing size, frequency and complexity of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks presents a serious challenge for any business. A recent study by industry analysts Quadrant Knowledge Solutions has identified Arbor Networks as the global market and...

  • The rise of security as a service in the evolving threat landscape

    August 10, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on The rise of security as a service in the evolving threat landscape

    The constant evolution of the global security threat landscape is playing a part in the rise of cyber ‘security as a service’ offerings. In addition, the evergreen discussion around cost modelling, namely the ‘Capex vs Opex?’ issue, is also a factor...

  • Research reveals how criminals target fax machines to take over networks and spread malware

    The likelihood of being hacked is at an all time high – it’s time to up your security game

    July 31, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on The likelihood of being hacked is at an all time high – it’s time to up your security game

    Two significant events happened recently. One positive, the other, cripplingly negative. First the good: The International Labour Organization recently recognised cybersecurity as part of World Day for Safety and Health at Work, as being hacked does not just...

  • Almost 2Tbps: Arbor Networks foils largest-ever DDoS attack

    Beware: New hyper-efficient DDoS variant

    June 14, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Beware: New hyper-efficient DDoS variant

    Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks continue to morph and bend into new, dangerous shapes. While reflection and amplification techniques have come to characterise a large number of complex, multi-vector DDoS attacks, Arbor Network’s territory...

  • Ten steps for combating DDoS in real time

    June 12, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Ten steps for combating DDoS in real time

    To the uninitiated, a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack can be a scary, stressful ordeal. But don’t panic. Follow these steps by David Holmes, senior technical marketing manager: Security, F5 Networks, to successfully fight an attack: If you...

  • Frost & Sullivan selects Arbor for DDoS leadership award

    Business case for DDoS protection

    June 5, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Business case for DDoS protection

    As our businesses continue to digitise, and an increasing number of services are delivered via the cloud, we tend to have very low tolerance for downtime. “Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can rip straight into the heart of the modern digital...

  • Almost 2Tbps: Arbor Networks foils largest-ever DDoS attack

    Arbor named as clear DDoS leader in Quadrant Knowledge report

    May 30, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Arbor named as clear DDoS leader in Quadrant Knowledge report

    Arbor Networks’ clear leadership position in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation is once again confirmed – being named by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions as the 2017 Market and Technology Leader in the Global DDoS Mitigation Market. Quadrant...

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    The dark, dangerous, and insanely profitable world of DDoS attacks

    May 24, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on The dark, dangerous, and insanely profitable world of DDoS attacks

    Imagine a business model with a 95 percent profit margin. As wonderful as this sound, this business is certainly not something that most would want to get into. We’re talking, of course, about the criminal enterprise of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)...

  • Poor Security Controls of IoT devices sees Increase of DDOS attacks

    May 24, 2017 • Internet of Things, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Poor Security Controls of IoT devices sees Increase of DDOS attacks

      According to Dimension Data’s Executive’s Guide to the NTT Security 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report, the number of denial-of-service (DoS) or distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber attacks doubled from 3% to 6% in 2016, due to a lack of...

  • Unpacking Bitcoin security

    Putting app security centre stage

    May 10, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Putting app security centre stage

    A strong performance lives long in the memory. It is the ticket that ensures audiences return wanting more. In business, every company survives on delivering complete customer satisfaction. Yet, one bad experience can undermine confidence and trade can...

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    What’s next for Mirai and botnet DDoS attacks?

    May 3, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on What’s next for Mirai and botnet DDoS attacks?

    For security professionals, Mirai has become a household name. It’s the now-infamous malware that hackers use to absorb hundreds of thousands of connected devices – from routers, to DVRs, IP cameras and other gadgets – into giant armies. Mirai was the...

  • DDoS attacks: are you prepared? Are you insured?

    April 13, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Security, SponsoredComments Off on DDoS attacks: are you prepared? Are you insured?

    Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are certainly causing many sleepless nights for CIOs and CSOs across the world. In fact, Arbor research reveals DDoS attack sizes have grown by an astonishing 1,233 percent, at a compound growth rate of 68 percent,...

  • Frost & Sullivan selects Arbor for DDoS leadership award

    Don’t fall prey to the common DDoS myths

    March 29, 2017 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on Don’t fall prey to the common DDoS myths

    As a rapidly evolving threat, Distributed Denial of Service attacks are surrounded in a haze of confusion. Let’s explore some of the most-common myths… Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have appeared on the threat horizon as one of the most...

  • Ovum publishes research note on Arbor Networks SP Insight big data analytics solution

    February 23, 2017 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Ovum publishes research note on Arbor Networks SP Insight big data analytics solution

    Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), has announced that global industry analyst firm, Ovum, has published a research note on Arbor SP Insight, a new software-based extension to its Arbor Networks SP platform (Arbor SP) that...

  • Sophos comments on IoT DDos Attack

    November 10, 2016 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on Sophos comments on IoT DDos Attack

    IoT device security flaws are not new. Sophos has revealed that IoT device attacks will take off when criminals figure out how to monetize them – much like they have with their very lucrative ransomware scams – or align them to their goals. While there...

  • For a lot of football teams taking part in the 21st edition of the World Cup, cybersecurity has become a real worry for their travelling parties.

    Secucloud protects IoT devices from botnet threats

    October 28, 2016 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on Secucloud protects IoT devices from botnet threats

    The botnet is a popular tool with cyber-criminals as it enables them to distribute malicious software or bring websites down with DDoS attacks. Botnets comprise multiple infected systems and can be controlled remotely for malicious purposes. Smart devices...