Network Security Trends Posts

Automated DDoS Mitigation Is Essential

Today, organizations of all types and sizes face distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks; creating a top business continuity and security issue. The ongoing proliferation of DDoS-for-hire services, powered mainly by the continuing explosion of unsecure Internet of things (IoT) devices, has turned DDoS attacks into an everyday occurrence.

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New Report: Latest DDoS Trends

The distributed denial of service threat continues to increase. Corero recently published our 2018 DDoS Trends Report, and the findings suggest that enterprises and service providers have ample reason to put DDoS mitigation at the forefront of their cybersecurity strategies.

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Five Myths About DDoS Attack Protection

It’s a pity when myths get in the way of facts, especially in terms of cybersecurity, where there is little margin for error. When it comes to DDoS protection, several myths have been floating around for years, and it’s important to debunk them. Below are the top five DDoS myths, countered with the sobering facts:

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Brexit and the Cybersecurity skills gap: Could automation provide a solution?

The cyber threat landscape is constantly evolving and expanding, as a result, organizations require increasing numbers of trained IT security personnel to mitigate against this threat. Unfortunately, the cybersecurity skills gap is a well-documented and growing issue within the industry.

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The Dangerous Power of DDoS-for-Hire

It was reported in late December 2018 that law enforcement officials from the US, the UK, and the Netherlands, had seized the domains of 15 DDoS-for-hire sites. News reports suggested that the sites were taken down just before Christmas, because it is notoriously a time when hacker groups target retailers and gaming providers in a bid to disrupt their services.

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