Fending Off DDoS Ransomware Demands

Besides the financial loss that a company may experience by paying the ransom, companies must consider another risk: i.e., that they still will be subject to a DDoS attack by the hacker.

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How to Handle DDoS Attacks: A Critique

A recent TechSpective article listed 20 ways to help prevent a DDoS attack. Some of the suggestions are helpful, but many of them have little benefit against the types of DDoS attacks which are common today. So, in the interest of busting some DDoS myths, this blog puts the recommendations in context.

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Ponemon Report Weighs in on the Internet of Things

According to Dark Reading, a new Ponemon Institute report states that a majority of companies rely on legacy technologies such as network firewalls and intrusion prevention systems (IPS) to ward off cyber threats such as malware, ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

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Benefits of Automatic DDoS Protection in a Hosting Environment

It’s relatively easy for hackers to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against a web hosting provider, because they have such large attack surfaces.

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Attack Detection: The Crucial First Step in DDoS Mitigation

If your IT security system fails to detect and block the majority of DDoS attacks, how can you be sure that your network is truly safe from other incursions?

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