Not only are we now seeing the most powerful DDoS attacks ever recorded, but they also are leveraging the ever-growing army of IoT devices. Gary Sockrider of NETSCOUT Arbor offers advice for detection and defense.
The cyberthreat landscape is rapidly changing. As attacks continue to increase in volume and sophistication, agency defenses also must evolve.
In order to do so, many agencies are moving toward a more holistic, analytics-driven approach to security. By gaining an end-to-end view of what's happening inside an agency...
Spain's central bank says its website was intermittently offline as it struggled to repel a distributed denial-of-service attack. The temporary disruption is a reminder "stresser/booter" DDoS-on-demand services remain inexpensive, easy to procure and often effective.
In today's digital marketplace, your applications are your business. They fuel innovation and are the driving force for staying
competitive in an always-on, always-connected world. Apps are the way you build relationships with your customers, empower
your employees, facilitate growth, and so much more.
The threat landscape is dramatically different than it was just 5 years ago. A traditional web application firewall (WAF) was once a very effective solution for mitigating application layer attacks, but now has trouble keeping up with the advanced capabilities and agility of attackers. Signatures often lag behind new...
When evaluating Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection for your business what are the top questions you should be asking from a managed service provider? You know that checking the box with a Firewall or IPS device combo is not enough to protect your organization from potential DDoS attacks. Today's threats...
API endpoints have become a weak link in today's enterprise networks. Organizations are deploying Application Program Interface (API)
endpoints at an ever-increasing rate to keep up with the demands of
mobile applications, server-to-server communication, and microservice
requirements. This creates a broader attack...
Transitioning from MSP to MSSP is a well-trodden path and there are a lot of best practices to increase chances of success.
Success is due to people, processes, and tech in equal proportions. Generally, new MSSPs should pick a core set of competencies and branch outward from there.
In this white paper, Garrett...
Police recently arrested the suspected administrators and top users of the stresser/booter service Webstresser.org. Unfortunately, the plethora of such services means the world is unlikely to see a reduction in DDoS attack volumes, says Darren Anstee of Arbor Networks.
Old technology never dies, but rather fades "very slowly" away, as evidenced by there being 21 million FTP servers still in use, says Rapid7's Tod Beardsley. Rapid7's scans of the internet have also revealed a worrying number of internet-exposed databases, memcached servers and poorly secured VoIP devices.
What are hot cybersecurity topics in Scotland? The "International Conference on Big Data in Cyber Security" in Edinburgh focused on everything from securing the internet of things the rise of CEO fraud to the origins of "cyber" and how to conduct digital forensic investigations on cloud servers.
When June arrives in the United Kingdom, that means it's time for the annual Infosecurity Europe conference in London. Here are visual highlights from this year's event, which featured 240 sessions, 400 exhibitors and an estimated 19,500 attendees.