DDoS

5 Steps to Prepare for a DDoS Attack

It’s inevitable almost as death and taxes: somewhere, at some point, you will come under a DDoS attack.

The Emergence of Denial-of-Service Groups

Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks are cyberattacks designed to render a computer or network service unavailable to its users.

How to Choose a Cloud DDoS Scrubbing Service

Buying a cloud-based security solution is more than just buying a technology.

Why You Still Need That DDoS Appliance

More and more organizations are adopting cloud-based DDoS defenses and substituting them for their old, premise-based DDoS appliances. Nonetheless, there are still a number of reasons why you might want to keep that DDoS appliance around.

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.

Why Hybrid Always-On Protection Is Your Best Bet

Users today want more. The ubiquity and convenience of online competition means that customers want everything better, faster, and cheaper. One key component of the user experience is service availability. Customers expect applications and online services to be constantly available and responsive.

5 Key Considerations in Choosing a DDoS Mitigation Network

A DDoS mitigation service is more than just the technology or the service guarantees. The quality and resilience of the underlying network is a critical component...

Does Size Matter? Capacity Considerations When Selecting a DDoS Mitigation Service

Internet pipes have gotten fatter in the last decade. We have gone from expensive 1 Mbps links to 1 Gbps links, which...

Is It Legal to Evaluate a DDoS Mitigation Service?

A couple of months ago, I was on a call with a company that was in the process of evaluating DDoS mitigation...

DDoS Protection Requires Looking Both Ways

Service availability is a key component of the user experience. Customers expect services to be constantly available and fast-responding, and any downtime can result...

What Do Banks and Cybersecurity Have in Common? Everything.

New cyber-security threats require new solutions. New solutions require a project to implement them. The problems and solutions seem infinite while budgets remain bounded. Therefore,...

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The State-Sponsored Cyberthreat Landscape

State-sponsored cyberattacks have emerged as one of the preeminent threats targeting companies today.

The Evolution of Application Development

Delivering and securing containers and microservices is relatively new. Though there may be a few hiccups, all will normalize to a strong, steady state.

Nation-State Attacks: Motivations & Consequences

Organizations leave sensitive, monetizable data unprotected, making cyberattacks a high-stakes, low-risk venture for nation-states.

Getting Ready for 5G & IoT

Network performance improvements and IoT capabilities promise to help businesses move even faster. Yet uncertainty about this new technology is prevalent.