Roughly 70% of online shopping carts are abandoned before checkout, and new findings suggest that slow load times are the number-one culprit. A recent survey* of more than 2,500 online consumers in the US and UK found that two thirds (67%) of UK shoppers and more than half (51%) of those in the US said that site slowness is the top reason they’d abandon a purchase. These are pretty compelling numbers, but what do they mean in real terms for a typical site owner?read more
As the cyber security landscape evolves and attacks become more sophisticated and malicious, the question of responsibility has grown increasingly important. Despite the fact that in the wake of high profile cyber attacks charges of blame abound, pinpointing blame for cyber attacks is actually harder than most people think.read more
AnonGhost – A hacking group affiliated with Anonymous announced a new cyber-attack campaign against US websites named #OPUSA. The attack is scheduled for May 7th, 2013.read more
Many people have a rough idea that latency has something to do with the delay in moving content from the host server to the user, but when pressed, they struggle with explaining the real-world implications of latency on application performance. In this post, I’m going to explain what latency is, its impact on page load, and how we can fight back.read more
During the past week we noticed an abnormal increase of brute force attacks targeting WordPress applications.
The attacks use automated scripts that attempt to login to WordPress default admin page using common usernames and passwords.read more
Radware has announced its comprehensive SDN strategy and has introduced its first SDN Application: DefenseFlow™.read more
Let’s start by answering a simple question: which social media services do you use?
- All of the above
Last week, we released a report with, among other findings, this major discovery: the median top retail website takes 7.25 seconds to load. This represents a 22% slowdown from the median load time of 5.94 seconds recorded just one year earlier.read more