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Across-the-board increase in DDoS attacks of all sizes

There has been a 168% increase in DDoS attacks in Q4 2019, compared with Q4 2018, and a 180% increase overall in 2019 vs. 2018, according to Neustar. Click here to view

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Increasing number of false positives causing risk of alert fatigue

More than two-fifths (43%) of organizations experience false positive alerts in more than 20% of cases, while 15% reported more than half of their security alerts are false positives. Click here to

Industry Insights

The people of Australia are a DDoS machine that the government cannot handle

Congratulations Australia, even in the most foreboding of times, we have found yet another way to highlight the incompetence of those that seek to rule, and also protect us from

Software

Healthcare cybersecurity in the time of coronavirus

Brno University Hospital, in Brno, Czech Republic, which is one of the country’s Covid-19 testing centers, has recently been hit by a cyberattack. The nature of the attack has yet to be

Hardware/Network

Time to Stop Overlooking DNS Security

The impact of cyber attacks on the Domain Name System (DNS) has been highlighted recently with news stories about a series of DNS hijacking attacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe

Software

Recent ransomware attacks define the malware’s new age

By 2018, the ransomware boom seemed to have peaked. But over the past 24 months, shifts in hacker tactics have resulted in a resurgence of ransomware attacks Click here to

Software

8.4 million: Number of DDoS attacks researchers saw last year alone

Netscout released the findings of its Threat Intelligence Report for the second half of 2019, which also incorporates insights from its 15th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) survey. Click

Vendor News

Three API security risks in the wake of the Facebook breach

Facebook recently pledged to improve its security following a lawsuit that resulted from a 2018 data breach. The breach, which was left open for more than 20 months, resulted in the theft

Industry Insights

Trends in 2020: Converged “Digital” Risk Elevates the Security Executive

As we ring in 2020, I reflect on the Cyber Security Forum event I attended in Dallas last summer. It was a collaboration between the Security Industry Association (SIA), the

Vendor News

FBI: DDoS Attack Potentially Targeted State Voter Registration Site

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned of a potential Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack that targeted a state-level voter registration and information site in a Private Industry Notification (PIN). Click