As healthcare organizations update their technologies and pursue digital transformation, they heighten their network vulnerability by increasing their threat surfaces. Healthcare organizations can make tempting targets for botnet owners with large … [Read more...] about The Changing Challenges of Security in the Healthcare Industry
There are ways in which the many stakeholders involved in improving the Internet can reduce the threat of DDoS attacks. One of the most notable examples of joint collaboration came out of the Network Working Group of the Internet Engineering Task … [Read more...] about Are there Best Practices for the Entire Internet to Help Mitigate Against DDoS Attacks?
According to DDoS mitigation firm Link11, DDoS attacks have fallen by 60% across Europe following the takedown of WebStresser, which Europol described as the largest DDoS-for-hire service on the market. It was taken down on April 24th when various … [Read more...] about DDoS Attacks in Europe Reduce by 60% Following Takedown of WebStresser
Today, 21st Century Technologies Limited, a leading computing firm in Nigeria, announced its partnership with Nexusguard, the San Francisco & Asia based DDoS mitigation company, to build its DDoS scrubbing center in Nigeria. The scrubbing center … [Read more...] about New Scrubbing Center in Nigeria from 21st Century Technologies & Nexusguard
Law enforcement efforts worldwide working on ‘Operation Power Off’ have taken down the webstresser.org website, which police claim sold DDoS attacks, helping up to 136,000 registered users launch up to 4 million attacks worldwide. Four arrests … [Read more...] about World’s Biggest ‘DDoS-for-Hire Site’ – webstresser.org – is Taken Down
A new report published by MarketsandMarkets anticipates that the DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market size will grow from $1.94B in 2018 to $4.10B by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.1% across that period. The report aims to … [Read more...] about MarketsandMarkets Report Says DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market will be Worth 4.10 Billion by 2023
Researchers in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Tezpur University, located in Assam, India published a long essay on Anomaly based DDoS Attack Detection in 2015 in the International Journal of Computer Applications. What … [Read more...] about Anomaly-based DDoS Attack Detection, According to Tezpur University Researchers
Researchers at Princeton just published a set of encouraging results showing that real-time detection of IoT DDoS attacks is possible using machine learning techniques. The Princeton team decided to focus on detecting IoT DDoS attacks because of … [Read more...] about Princeton Machine Learning Detection of IoT DDoS
There are two classes of features relevant to differentiating between normal and attack IoT traffic. These are stateless features, which are derived from flow-independent characteristics of individual packets and stateful features, which capture how … [Read more...] about The Two Classes of Feature Engineering Important to Detecting Attack IoT Traffic
DNSSEC stands for Domain Name System Security Extensions, the intention of which is to protect DNS entries from attacks. DNS Security has been a focus of recent ‘improved’ security procedures, and if properly configured, adds a helpful layer of … [Read more...] about DNSSEC and the Problems it Unintentionally Creates
Nexusguard, a specialist in DDoS attack mitigation, produces a security threat report on a quarterly basis, based on the real-time data it collects year-round on threats facing businesses and service-provider networks around the globe. Nexusguard … [Read more...] about Nexusguard DDoS Threat Report for Q4-2017
China Unicom, one of China’s largest communication service providers, is now building what it describes as “its biggest DDoS protection and mitigation system ever”. China Unicom is working in partnership with Taiwan-based security provider Genie … [Read more...] about China Unicom Launches one of the World’s Largest DDoS Protection Systems
Load balancing is a form of efficiently distributing incoming network traffic across multiple backend servers, also known as a server farm. Today’s websites serve hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of simultaneous requests from users or … [Read more...] about What is Load Balancing?
Earlier this year, Operation Pleaides, an international law enforcement effort, took down at least one main target in the cybercriminal group DD4BC (Distributed-Denial-of-Service for Bitcoin). A Europol January press release celebrated the “arrest … [Read more...] about DD4BC, Its International Activities and Arrest
Nexusguard is seen as one of the top DDoS protection services for small and medium-sized organizations, which in addition to mitigating attacks will also optimize your online content through its role as a CDN and its global presence. Its service … [Read more...] about DDoS Protection Service: Nexusguard