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'What's a DDoS?' Why APAC IT teams think employees are reckless
IT teams may see employee behaviour as reckless or negligent, but 90% believe that it’s because of a lack of education.
Preventing data theft by combining network and application layer security
Neustar's Robin Schmitt talks how cyber-criminals are utilising web and application layer security and how to stay one step ahead.
Neustar invests in DDoS defense as attack rates climb
The company believes the DDoS attack rate is going to worsen ‘dramatically’ next year.
Layered security: Making it harder for the bad guys to win
While locking every door may seem obvious, making it harder for cybercriminals to physically get in should be stage one of a layered security program.
Comodo launches free malware removal tool for websites
The company says there are many symptoms that can suggest a site is infected.
APAC DDoS solution services market grows as DDoS attacks skyrocket
“Players should work closely with SIEM and security analytics vendors to perform automatic correlation."
How to ensure the availability of your network before DDoS strikes
When availability is taken from a business, the impact is felt immediately.
400 attacks per day: Behind Australia's growing DDoS attack surface
The largest DDoS attack targeting Australia in 2017 is around 228 Gbps in June and almost 80% of the DDoS attacks seen in Australia are under 2 Gbps.
Expert provides vital security tips for cloud-connected businesses
A technologist from Node4 shares his insights on the rise of cybercrime and the basic questions businesses need to answer to protect themselves.
CDNetworks study shows cybersecurity confidence is actually complacency
83% of UK and DACH businesses are confident against DDoS attacks - despite 86 percent admitting to being attacked in the last 12 months.
Interview: Know your enemy - MapR talks big data and DDoS prevention
We spoke to Steve Nunez about Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and how big data is helping to fend them off.
The rise of ransomware and how businesses can prevent it from happening
The Digital Shadows CEO delves into one of the main tactics behind extortion - ransomware - and how businesses can defend themselves.
Learning from the best: Cyberattack lessons from the BFSI sector
The banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector in Australia is one of the most prone industries to cyberattacks.
Interview: Big Switch talks network security, data centres and DDoS attacks
“It is no longer acceptable to have weak spots for low-value assets, as an attack will spread from low-value to high-value assets as it progresses."
Measure and mitigate risk to build a comprehensive cyber defense
It is helpful to think of cybersecurity risk as a three-dimensional concept: a function of threat, vulnerability and consequence.
Industry collaboration brings down WireX Android botnet
"I want to especially thank the organizations who are attacked with DDoS traffic and are kind enough to share detailed information about the attacks."
New report reveals hackers weaponising old vulnerabilities
Attacks are on the rise and cybercriminals are reverting to old techniques, with Akamai using the quote “everything old is new again."
Why DDoS attacks show no signs of slowing down
The scale of devastation can have a lot to do with how attackers use resources, such as IoT devices, to launch wide-scale attacks.
Cybercrime: What to expect for the rest of 2017 and how to prepare
So far this year we have already borne witness to a multitude of serious cybercrime. NordVPN has provided insights for what the second half may hold.
DDoS attacks on gaming providers are causing mayhem for players everywhere
The gaming industry is feeling the pressure of DDoS attacks, and none more so than over the last several weeks.
Sententia talks IoT hacking, surveillance & modem backdoors at ASIAL Conference
“The internet is filth. It’s hackers and rats, infiltrating the internet. It’s our job to make it clean.”
TPB urges cybersecurity savviness for tax practitioners
Acting Chair Greg Lewis believes that practitioners should consider professional indemnity (PI) insurance cover to deal with first-party losses.
Arbor networks deemed Asia Pacific’s 2017 Anti-DdoS Vendor of the Year
Frost & Sullivan has presented Arbor Networks the 2017 Asia Pacific Anti-Distributed Denial of Service Vendor of the Year award.
DDoS attacks hitting 'record-breaking' levels as volumes increase 380%
DDoS attackers are hitting hard, fast and with no breaks in between, leading to record-breaking attacks over hours or even days.