Daniel Smith

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Daniel Smith is an information security researcher for Radware’s Emergency Response Team. He focuses on security research and risk analysis for network and application based vulnerabilities. Daniel’s research focuses in on Denial-of-Service attacks and includes analysis of malware and botnets. As a white-hat hacker, his expertise in tools and techniques helps Radware develop signatures and mitigation attacks proactively for its customers.

Botnets: DDoS and Beyond

Traditionally, DDoS is an avenue of profit for botherders. But today's botnets have evolved to include several attack vectors other than DDoS that are more profitable. And just as any business-oriented person would do, attackers follow the money.

Are Darknet Take-Downs Effective?

Raids and take-downs have become standard on the Darknet as agents across the world continue to step up enforcement. While these take-downs...

Managing Security Risks in the Cloud

Often, I find that only a handful of organizations have a complete understanding of where they stand in today’s threat landscape. That's...

Here’s How You Can Better Mitigate a Cyberattack

Where does the attack landscape lead us into 2020? No one knows for sure, but strong indicators help Radware build logic chains...

Can You Crack the Hack?

Let’s play a game. Below are clues describing a specific type of cyberattack; can you guess what it is? This...

Bots 101: This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

In our industry, the term bot applies to software applications designed to perform an automated task at a high rate of speed. Typically, I...

How Secure Is Your Digital Super Bowl Experience?

Over the last few years I have traveled around the world, researching and watching stadiums digitally evolve from the structures I once knew as...

Top 3 Cyberattacks Targeting Proxy Servers

Today, many organizations are now realizing that DDoS defense is critical to maintaining an exceptional customer experience. Why? Because nothing diminishes load times or impacts...