David Hobbs

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As Director of Security Solutions, David Hobbs is responsible for developing, managing, and increasing the company’s security practice in APAC. Before joining Radware, David was at one of the leading Breach Investigation Firms in the US. David has worked in the Security and Engineering arena for over 20 years and during this time has helped various government agencies and world governments in various cyber security issues across all sectors.

The Ride from RSA 2014 & Taxi Wars

The RSA Conference was amazing this year -- bigger, more robust and crazier than I have ever seen it.  The only void...

Credit Card Breach at a Major U.S. Retailer – Are you one of the 40 Million Targeted?

If you’re one of the 40+ million people who went shopping this holiday season at Target, hackers may have stolen the information that’s carried...

More Bots and Aggressive API Abuse

In my last article about Bots and Scrapers for abuse, we explored some of the issues surrounding scripts and bots for abusing retailers....

Bots and Scripts for Abuse

In the last few years, we’ve discovered that many of our customers have been putting up with artificial clients hitting their websites. Scraping competitors’...

The New Social Security: How Social Media is Changing the Cyber Security Landscape

From our personal to our professional lives, today most of us use social media in one form or another. Till now, the majority of...

The Malware Update: A Look at the Latest Malware That’s Attacking Business Networks

Recently, new malware was discovered with the ability to identify the operating system of the victim, and infect them accordingly. As most of the...

Using Spreadsheets as a DDoS weapon

I saw an article the other day where somebody had used Google Docs incorrectly and he’d racked up a tremendous bill for himself because...

You can’t hide behind the Clouds

We’re beginning to hear more about content distribution network (CDN) providers burnishing their offerings with WAF-like capabilities.  While it appears to address some of...

You May Be Anonymous

According to a recent Norton study, cybercrime cost the global economy (in both direct damage and lost productivity time) $388 billion in 2011--significantly more...

CDN Networks as a Weapon for DDoS

Early in my career, I worked for CacheFlow (now BlueCoat). I spent a fair amount of time exploring proxy systems and how to abuse...