Recent research found that cyber attackers can launch DDoS attacks by abusing improperly configured DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) domains. Learn how to protect your network, whether it includes DNS service or not.
If your water utility delivered contaminated water into your home, you’d probably complain; of course consumers expect clean, potable water from their water utilities. Likewise, enterprise customers have begun to realize that “dirty” Internet traffic threatens their availability, security and bottom line, so they increasingly demand “clean pipe” from their Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
When the Rio Olympic Games began last week, several websites associated with the Games and the Brazilian government were hit by DDoS attacks. But beware; hackers don't attack only high-profile websites.