As many CISOs out there know too well, web-accessed applications must provide logging to enable anti fraud and business context visibility on application activity. In many cases, those applications must also comply with government regulations. The implication is that an application must log and analyze transactions, preferably in real time.read more
In the first part of my blog series, I shed light on the key trends that impact the next-generation data center including consolidation, virtualization, connectivity, convergence and green IT. In this part, it’s time to discuss what are the best-of-breed solutions to address these trends in the most cost-effective way. I chose to start with data center consolidation and virtualization not only because I believe they’re the prominent ones – but also since they go hand in hand together. So here we go:
Well-kept secrets – The importance of blocking and masking measures for data leakage prevention
Nowadays organizations are more and more data driven. Thanks to advancements in technology, companies can track and analyze customers’ behavior, collecting a multitude of parameters, and store the information to better offer them a more personal experience. On the positive side, end-users get a customized service adapted to his or her preferences – the bank offers customer customized financial tracks; the HMO shows lab results comparisons based on medical history; the social media site delivers content based on location, keywords, and browsing patterns.read more
Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) releases a new threat alert regarding an upcoming DDoS attack on Friday, May 25th.
A new group of hacktivists is on the rise with a planned DDoS attack on some of the world’s largest organizations including Apple, Bank of America, British Telecom and Bank of China (see the full list below). The new group, known as TheWikiBoat, is not related to Anonymous, although they might share the same ideas as Anonymous. The hackers’ team is calling for supporters from around the world to join the attack and to support their actions.
TheWikiBoat is about to launch its operation #OpNewSon on Friday, May 25th, aiming to take down online services for at least 2 hours and to expose sensitive data from the target organizations.read more
A quick overview – - What is IPv6 Launch Day and why should I care?
In case you haven’t been glued to the Internet Society (ISOC) website, there soon will be some rather large changes to the Internet as the much anticipated World IPv6 Launch day arrives on June 6. I see this as much more hype than operationally a change.read more