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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DDoS Protection Tips for Enterprises in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness month. In recognition of this annual event, we’re offering the following insights for enterprise IT pros to protect their networks from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

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DDoS Protection is a Differentiator for MSSPs and their Customers

As the DDoS threat landscape continues to evolve, MSSPs play a vital role in helping SMBs stave off those threats. By offering a real-time DDoS protection service, MSSPs can access new business opportunities, generate new revenue, better protect their customers and improve customer satisfaction

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MIT Sloan Management Review Says the Best Offense is a Good Defense

Those of us in the cybersecurity industry know the Dark Web as a sophisticated hidden marketplace. The Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan researchers recently published a review that describes the many types of cyber attacks that exist in the Dark Web marketplace as well as recommendations to stem the flow of cybercrime, which we have summarized in this blog post.

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UK’s National Cyber Security Centre Issues Denial of Service (DoS) Guidance

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre recently issued guidance to help organizations understand and mitigate against denial of service attacks. NCSC recommendations have good, basic information, however the guidance is lacking in that it only recommends CDN-based services and it focuses on out-scaling the attacks rather than blocking them.

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