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Published By: F5 Networks Inc     Published Date: Sep 14, 2018
When most people think of denial of service (DoS) attacks, they think of the large pipe-saturating distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks aimed at the network layer. However, attacks on website or application availability are not just volumetric in nature. Many attacks are designed to cause resource exhaustion somewhere in the application stack, the application servers, middleware, or back-end database.
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F5 Networks Inc
Published By: Limelight Networks     Published Date: Mar 02, 2018
Today, digital security is top-of-mind. From the boardroom to the backroom, everyone is asking the same questions, “How do we protect our digital experiences? How do we ensure our website is safe for our visitors? How do we make sure that no one can steal our content?” But safeguarding a digital experience isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. It often involves multiple techniques and layers of security. From verifying your identity (with HTTPS) to encrypting sensitive data to restricting access and protecting multimedia content, you must approach security in a layered manner, employing multiple means and techniques to protect the digital content through which your audience interacts. This paper explores ten different methods and technologies that an organization can employ to protect its content. This multi-layered approach can effectively protect your digital content, ensure high availability, and maintain superior quality of experience for every digital visitor. You’ll learn: 10 s
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content delivery network, cdn, cybersecurity, ddos, waf, web application firewall, distributed denial of service attacks, cloud security, digital rights management
    
Limelight Networks
Published By: Incapsula     Published Date: Nov 06, 2017
You’ve probably heard about distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, or maybe you’ve even been hit by one. If you’re like most organizations, you’ve already been DDoSed. Perhaps the attack was minor, a wakeup call, but then the attack subsided without causing damage and you just left DDoS protection on your “to-do list.” If you don’t have a DDoS attack plan, it’s probably time to bump it up to the top of your list. That’s because DDoS attacks are getting bigger, persistent, and more harmful. They inflict serious cost in terms of lost revenue, damaged systems and lost consumer trust. DDoS is no longer just a web server problem; infrastructure is now a target. The attacker’s ambition is clear: Take down your online existence and harm your organization.
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Incapsula
Published By: Incapsula     Published Date: Nov 06, 2017
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have become a fact of life for any business with a web presence. Whether you’re an enterprise, e-commerce business, local organization, or government offce—it’s merely a matter of time before you’re going to have to deal with the inevitable DDoS attack. The question is what can you do before an attack so you can have adequate defenses already in place. This handbook is a practical guide for planning and executing a DDoS response plan. It outlines pragmatic steps and best practices for choosing and setting up the right mitigation solution for your organization, how to authoritatively respond to an attack, and conduct a thorough post-attack analysis for developing follow-up defense strategies.
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Incapsula
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 17, 2017
The largest DDoS attacks have increased greatly in strength, doubling in attack size during 2016. They are bigger, more complex, and require more expertise to defend against than past Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. They are not limited to a specific industry.
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mira botnet, cyber attack, ddos, security
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: May 31, 2017
For cybersecurity professionals, 2016 presented a year of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that were unprecedented. Week after week, the public was inundated with news of hacks, attacks, and data leaks. It didn’t take long for everybody to realize the old axiom of cybersecurity still holds true - there are two types of companies: those who are hacked and know about it, and those who are hacked and soon will find out. As a key player in the war against DDoS attacks, Neustar has been on the front line, detecting, alerting, and mitigating strikes to keep companies and their customers safe.
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Cox Business
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 05, 2017
Web application and DDoS attacks hit enterprises without warning or reason. Most Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks require little skill to launch with attackers can simply rent resources from DDoS-for-hire sites at a low cost.. In comparison, DDoS attacks typically result in: • Operational disruption • Loss of confidential data • Lost user productivity • Reputational harm • Damage to partner and customer relations • Lost revenue Depending on your industry, that could add up to tens of thousands of dollars in damage – and in some cases it could be millions. Only 2% of organizations said their web applications had not been compromised in the past 12 months – 98% said they had.
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ddos, technical support, data security, application security
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
Never have Distributed Denial of Service attacks been more present globally, and it’s time for the healthcare industry to take notice. They have shut down of?ces, caused ransom-like threats, and created an atmosphere where a sophisticated attack could come from almost anywhere at almost any time.
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Cox Business
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
Never have Distributed Denial of Service attacks been more present globally, and it’s time for the hospitality industry to take notice. They have shut down of?ces, caused ransom-like threats, and created an atmosphere where a sophisticated attack could come from almost anywhere at almost any time.
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Cox Business
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
As we continue to move forward into an age of big data, optimization, and shared information through the capabilities of better networking technologies, opportunities have never been greater for using technology to improve the way the government interacts with constituents. However, increasing dependence on web and network services also makes government a tempting target for hackers. Distributed Denial of Service attacks, data breaches, leaks, the risks can be enormous. Recent events have shown us that now more than ever, government servers are getting victimized by well-funded teams of foreign hackers, possibly funded by their government.
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Cox Business
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
In this white paper, we’ll look at Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, why they pose a threat to healthcare and other networks, and how to protect against them. As we are expected to host more and more key information on our network, we increase our risk at risk for an attack that can shut down vital services or serve to support a malicious actor out to steal private data.
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Cox Business
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
In this white paper, we’ll look at Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, why they pose a threat to hospitality networks, and how to protect against them. As we are expected to host more information on our network, we increase our risk for an attack that can shut down vital services or serve to support a malicious actor out to steal private data. Customers expect to be able do everything online, and won’t tolerate any interruption in service. This expectation inhibit a situation where an attacker is holds your web services hostage, and you have to choose between paying them off or apologizing to a lot of angry customers.
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Cox Business
Published By: Dyn     Published Date: Oct 04, 2016
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks increased by over 100% YoY. With nearly a quarter of the attacks aimed at the DNS layer and close to 80% not identified until they reach the DNS layer, it is no secret you should evaluate your Manage DNS provider critically as your first line defense in DDoS mitigation. Download this eBook to best equip your business against impending DDoS attacks including: • Common types of DDoS attacks and which layers of your infrastructure are most at risk • How to geographically isolate attacks and mitigate latency • How to get the best before, during and after attack protection
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ddos, dns, cdn, attacks
    
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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Sep 27, 2016
On June 20, Akamai Technologies mitigated one the largest confirmed Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks of the year. Read the case study to learn more about the attack, including payload samples and sources.
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akamai, cybersecurity, security, ddos, ddos attack, web security, networking, knowledge management, business technology
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: ArborNetworks     Published Date: Feb 12, 2016
The modern enterprise is dependent upon connectivity at every level. Every business initiative, whether driven by sales, marketing, manufacturing, finance, R&D or HR, is dependent upon reliable network availability and continuity. Disrupting that continuity is what Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are all about.
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arbor network, ddos, enterprise, attack, network, business technology
    
ArborNetworks
Published By: Arbor Networks     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
The DDoS landscape has changed considerably since 2012, leaving many organizations unprepared to deal with today’s distributed denial of service attacks. Having the right tools and establishing key processes in advance can help prevent or mitigate the impact of a DDoS attack. Learn more by downloading this complimentary toolkit with research and best practices from Gartner and Arbor Networks.
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ddos, data center
    
Arbor Networks
Published By: Arbor Networks     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
Enterprises are under attack. Any business that depends on the Internet is a target for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, which overload a network and its components, effectively shutting down the network. These attacks are more than an inconvenience — they can harm an organization's reputation or, worse, cost lots of money in lost customers, revenue, and data. This Technology Spotlight describes DDoS attacks and their rise in the business market. After a discussion of the costs of these attacks and current mitigation solutions, the paper examines Arbor Cloud, a DDoS service from Arbor Networks. This Technology Spotlight also provides advice for organizations evaluating DDoS mitigation solutions.
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ddos, network, enterprise
    
Arbor Networks
Published By: Corero     Published Date: Dec 05, 2014
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are major threats to hosting providers as well as datacenter operators, and traditional game plans for protecting shared infrastructure should be revisited to better protect availability and allow hosting providers to potentially create incremental revenue streams. DDoS attacks can have a devastating impact on not only the customer under attack, but also on the hosting provider and other customers within the same shared network infrastructure.
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ddos, hosting, infrastructure
    
Corero
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 14, 2014
Gives an insight into distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and defines a five-step process including preparation, mitigation, around-the-clock monitoring, response and intelligence to help address DDoS attacks.
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ddos attacks, it security, ddos mitigation, it management
    
IBM
Published By: Juniper Networks     Published Date: Sep 10, 2014
Understand the changing threat landscape and how to secure your business against Distributed Denial of Service attacks with our Whitepaper. Read about the latest detection and mitigation strategies to ensure always-on protection.
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security, ddos attacks, detection, prevention, mitigation strategy, always on-protection
    
Juniper Networks
Published By: Infoblox     Published Date: Sep 09, 2014
Stories about devastating cyberattacks are plaguing the news. Why? The DNS protocol is easy to exploit. See your network the way hackers do—as an easy target. Learn how you can effectively secure your DNS infrastructure today.
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Infoblox
Published By: Infoblox     Published Date: Sep 09, 2014
DNS is a key part of enterprise networks but increasingly targeted by hackers. Traditional security measures such as next-generation firewalls or secure web gateways won’t shield your infrastructure from attacks. Learn how to protect your DNS today.
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Infoblox
Published By: Infoblox     Published Date: Sep 09, 2014
An integrated DNS architecture is needed in today’s networking landscape. Designing a secure DNS architecture requires more than increased bandwidth and QPS. Learn how to build a secure and scalable DNS solution to ensure network availability.
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Infoblox
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014
You have to know the threats to stop them. It's not a question of if – but when and how – Internet criminals will get into your network. The Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report highlights the most current security concerns, such as shifts in malware, trends in vulnerabilities, and the revival of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
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security report, internet criminals, concerns, malware, denial-of-service, attacks, ddos, network, vulnerabilities
    
Cisco
Published By: Arbor     Published Date: Mar 13, 2014
All enterprises need to have mitigation solutions in place. Information security is vital in the workplace and DDoS has become more complex over time. Determine whether services are the best option for primary protection through this whitepaper.
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Arbor
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