A distributed denial-of-service attacker who crashed a popular gaming service at Christmas has been sentenced to serve 27 months in prison. Austin Thompson has also been ordered to pay $95,000 in damages to Daybreak Games.
Organizations across all sectors feel the cybersecurity skills gap. But Austin Murphy of CrowdStrike says it's not just skills - it's a capacity gap. He shares insight on how organizations can help bridge these divides.
Traditionally, enterprises have built networks and then added security elements. But in what he describes as "the third generation of security," Fortinet's John Maddison promotes a model of security-driven networking. Hear how this can improve an organization's security posture.
Large attacks are growing as multi-vector exploits increasingly become the norm. In this report, Neustar, Inc. highlights new areas of growth in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks over the past year.
The report affirms that DDoS attacks continue to be an effective means to distract and confuse security...
Forty years after the first DDoS attack, hackers are developing new ways to disrupt network security. DDoS mitigation techniques continue to evolve as attacks continue to grow in size, complexity, and malice. The bad guys, themselves, have evolved, too.
Without a comprehensive security solution, it's not just your...
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are increasingly complex and they frequently employ multiple attack types and strategies such as multivector and diversionary attacks against a broad set of targets. Industry reports continue to illustrate that no one organization is safe.
Even though DDoS prevention...
APTs can be particularly harmful to financial service organizations, raising the need for early detection of malicious intruders. This white paper describes three use cases that illustrate how Illusive's technology is helping these organizations stay ahead of advanced attackers.
Download this report to learn how...
Be it public, commercial, or private, cyber threat intelligence comes from many different sources and plays a vital role in an organization's cybersecurity strategy. But threat intelligence by itself is useless unless it can be made actionable.
So once you have that intelligence in hand, how do you enforce it at...
For the first time, members of the secretive "Five Eyes" intelligence-sharing group will make a joint public appearance to discuss how they collaborate, sharing a stage in Glasgow, Scotland, during the CyberUK conference. The Five Eyes alliance comprises Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and U.S.
The government of Ecuador has been hit with millions of "cyberattacks" following its withdrawal of asylum protection for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his arrest by British police last week, an Ecuadorian official says.
DDoS attacks are getting larger in size and shorter in duration at a time when multicloud environments, which lack a single point of monitoring, are becoming more common, says Ashley Stephenson, CEO of Corero Network Security, who offers risk management insights.
As cyberattacks get more sophisticated, there is a
growing need for detection and response to address
these emerging threats.
Download this eBook to learn more about:
The GandCrab and Emotet campaigns;
The need for more endpoint detection and response;
The EDR vs EPP debate.
Mirai, the powerful malware that unleashed unprecedented distributed denial-of-service attacks in 2016, has never gone away. And now a new version has been equipped with fresh exploits that suggest its operators want to harness the network bandwidth offered by big businesses.
Malicious bot attacks now account for nearly one-third of all Internet traffic. These attacks specifically target the web, mobile and API applications that power today's hyper-connected organizations that rely on the Internet to connect with customers and support business processes. The goal of these bad actors is...