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Software

What is a cyber attack? Recent examples show disturbing trends

From virtual bank heists to semi-open attacks from nation-states, the last couple of years has been rough on IT security. Here are some of the major recent cyber attacks and

Hardware/Network

Deflecting DDoS – Key Tactics in the Battle Against IoT-Powered Attacks

What makes a DDoS successful? I asked myself that question at the end of August when the central bank of Spain, Banco d’Espana, was hit by a DDoS attack that

Hardware/Network

IoT malware sees major rise

Not even your washing machine is safe from new threats, Kaspersky warns. The number of malware targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices is ‘snowballing’, Kaspersky Lab’s newest report claims.The company’s

Hardware/Network

A guide to cyber attacks: Denial of Service – Part 3

To conclude this 3-part series on cyber attacks, Information Age examines the various types of DoS within the cyber space. DoS is a more forceful method of cyber attack than

Hardware/Network

Automating in Security With Intelligence

Like most security practitioners, I can thank automation for streamlining, expediting, and even replacing many of the tasks and controls that help fend off everything from network intrusions to DDoS

Hardware/Network

Loss of Customer Trust and Confidence Biggest Consequence of DDoS Attacks

A new study from Corero Network Security has revealed that the most damaging consequence of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack for a business is the erosion of customer trust and confidence. The

Hardware/Network

Persistent DDoS Attacks Evolve at Internet Scale

Attackers are harnessing the power of the internet, leveraging the proliferation of devices in the ever-expanding internet of things (IoT) to launch terabit-per-second–scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, according to NETSCOUT’s 2018 Threat Intelligence

IT Compliance

GDPR Hurts Security but Publicity Might Help

A survey of 900 security professionals conducted by AlienVault at Infosecurity Europe found that spending on GDPR compliance efforts has hindered threat detection but cybersecurity publicity might actually benefit the industry. Additionally,

Hardware/Network

Bigger, Faster, Stronger: 2 Reports Detail the Evolving State of DDoS

DDoS attacks continue to plague the Internet, getting bigger and more dangerous. And now, the kids are involved. DDoS attacks don’t arrive on little cat feet; they announce their presence

Cloud

The risk of cybersecurity attacks as workloads move to the cloud

Many IT organisations have shifted their focus from cloud migration to cloud operations. While most expect cloud infrastructure to bring about improved security, a recent report from the Ixia Application