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Be ready: DDoS attacks like you’ve never seen are coming
At Equinix, we see our global interconnection platform, Platform Equinix, as an excellent staging ground for DDoS defenses.
Global concern over distributed denial-of-service attacks
Arbor Networks has released its 12th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR).
Level 3 opens Asian scrubbing centers to fight DDoS and malware threats
Level 3 Communications is taking DDoS mitigation a step further after the setup of three new ‘scrubbing centers’ in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore.
DDoS: A decoy to the back door, survey finds
"56% of those surveyed believed DDoS attacks their companies had experienced were a smokescreen or decoy for other criminal activities."
Massive DDoS attacks will shift spending to emerging mitigation service providers
"Customers will diversify their service provider partners as a short-term solution," says TBR.
Will consumers get caught in the crossfire of a DDoS attack?
Here’s the lesson for everyone: pay attention to what’s happening in the real world. Keep an eye on the news for geopolitical events.
Internet of Things or Internet of Trouble?
"There’s potential for damage to our reputation as an easy and open place for business."
Standards, regulation, and accountability are required to avoid IoT Armageddon
As the number of devices connected to the net increases exponentially, there is a significant aggregated risk to overall network integrity.
Cloud DDoS solutions providers eye Singapore as key security hub
Nexusguard and Clearmanage are bringing DDoS protection and cloud computing together, targeted directly for the Singapore and APAC market.
Arbor Networks & Jigsaw boost digital details in DDoS attack map
Arbor Networks and Jigsaw, an incubator within Google's parent company Alphabet, have worked together to enhance a live DDoS digital threat map.
DDoS attacks are 'no longer isolated events'
“Sophisticated attacks hit companies of all sizes, in all industries."
IoT devices creating massive DDoS botnets
Over the last two weeks, two of the largest DDoS attack ever recorded have been executed against security journalist Brian Krebs and OVH.
Arbor Networks marks 20 years of DDoS attacks against ISPs
Arbor Networks has marked a worrying celebration: 20 years of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that have attacked ISP networks.
CDNetworks explains the brute force of XOR.DDoS attacks
The XOR.DDoS creates huge volumes of of data and meaningless strings in a SYN flood attack, crippling Linux PCs - and Windows too, says CDNetworks.
Arbor takes out top Asia-Pacific anti-DDoS solution award
Holistic approach to DDoS protection, country-specific threat intelligence and continuous innovation see Arbor take out on-prem DDoS solution award.
Cyberattacks skyrocket: Arbor releases global DDoS attack data for 1H 2016
Arbor Networks recently released global DDoS attack data for the first six months of 2016 that paints a pretty grim picture.
Secure the NEXT – Mitigate DDOS attacks
There are more than 3.4 billion internet users globally with an estimated 6.4 billion IoT devices being connected, a burgeoning exchange ecosystem.
Akamai discovers new DDoS threats, issues medium risk level
A potentially malicious DDoS vulnerability has been discovered by Akamai's Security Intelligence Response team.
Endace targets DDOS-backed security breaches
It’s essential to ensure network monitoring infrastructure can record without loss, even under the of loads you would experience during a DDOS attack.
Big data drives uptake of analytics solutions in the enterprise
"The extensive data generation is resulting in enterprises looking for business analytics solutions that automate key processes."
Kiwi companies aren't prepared for DDoS attacks
“Surviving a DDoS attack is about getting your planning right. You can never eliminate the chance of an attack happening, but you can mitigate it."
Arbor Networks earns top overall effectiveness in NSS Labs DDoS test
Arbor Networks' has garnered the highest overall security effectiveness score for its AP 2800, in NSS Labs' first DDoS Prevention Test.
DDoS attacks creating opportunity for vendors
“Vendors must continue research & development to provide DDoS mitigation solutions with higher efficacy, scalability, and supporting cloud services."
DDoS attacks on the rise, Android more vulnerable than iOS
Businesses are continuing to face distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, and the size of these attacks targeting businesses are getting bigger.