Cybersecurity in a 5G World

The next generation of wireless communications, known as 5G, is increasingly being rolled out in the United States, the UK and in other regions across the globe. This revolution in wireless telecommunications will have numerous ramifications. Any organization that relies on the Internet for its business must be prepared for the increased cyber risks that 5G brings.

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Overcoming the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage with DDoS Protection that’s Automated

As cyber threats continue to grow, there is also an increasing shortage of trained cybersecurity professionals to defend against those threats. When faced with the dual challenges of the cybersecurity skill shortage and the everyday threat of DDoS attacks, organizations need automated DDoS protection to ensure business continuity and security.

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The Value of Traffic Analytics for DDoS Attacks

Distinguishing DDoS attacks from legitimate traffic, in real-time, is not easy. Many organizations have little visibility into these types of security events and when these events do occur, security analysts are typically left to react to the threats after the damage has been done. Fortunately, there are now solutions available that provide real-time, analysis needed to accurately identify any traffic flows linked to DDoS attacks.

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Cyberattack on UK’s Labour Party Shows Importance of DDoS Protection

Britain's opposition Labour Party suffered two cyberattacks early this week, causing concern from party leaders that cyber criminals can interfere with the election process. The attack appears to be another politically motivated DDoS attack. Incidents like this clearly demonstrate the need to have DDoS protection as part of a comprehensive cybersecurity defense.

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Learning from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) DDoS Attack

Amazon's cloud computing division AWS was hit by an eight-hour distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on October 22, 2019. Other cloud providers and enterprises would be wise to learn from this incident and take a proactive stance to strengthen their DDoS defenses. If it can happen to AWS, it can surely happen to any organization.

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