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DNS security is no longer optional

Several high-profile DNS security incidents have made headlines recently, a reminder that this integral part of the internet must not be taken for granted. Unlike enterprise assets – endpoints, networks, data centers

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How DNS firewalls can burn security teams

It’s easy to see how DNS firewalls could have thwarted 33% of data breaches. For most IT and security teams, DNS has been an afterthought. Or, worse, not even that.

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DNS Attacks Grow More Frequent and Costly

Domain name server (DNS) attacks have grown in frequency and cost, according to multiple research reports published this week. The Domain Fraud Threats Report from Proofpoint found that Chengdu West Dimension Digital, NameSilo, Public

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IoT devices using CoAP increasingly used in DDoS attacks

IoT devices in synchronised attacks on targets represent a growing part of global Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) weapon arsenals. There is a significant potential for attackers to use an

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A Hackers Take On Blockchain Security

One of the leading factors of the blockchain—aside from the obvious decentralization—is the high level of security behind it. It’s not uncommon to hear people claim that it is “unhackable.”

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Email authentication use growing steadily in every industry sector

U.S. federal government agencies and many major enterprises have made significant strides to thwart the spread of fake emails, a major cybersecurity attack vector. But many organizations remain susceptible because they’re

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Why Fixing The Internet Isn’t That Hard

The Internet is a scary place right now, similar to the old American Wild, Wild West, where well-armed gangs of bad guys faced off with common town folk, taking and

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DNS flag day: Will your website survive the domain doomsday?

With malicious actors finding innovative ways to take down the DNS and the landscape growing more problematical, the stakes are high but the outcome remains simple: no functioning DNS, no

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7 Real-Life Dangers That Threaten Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity tends to focus on dangers that appear on networks or in messages. The attackers may be half a world away, so the threat is the only thing that matters.

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Easy Steps for Recovery from a Hacked Website

By Julia Sowells Senior Information Security Specialist at Hacker Combat, A website getting hacked is no news today; it has become an almost common thing. So, what to do if your