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CHOOSING THE BEST DDOS PROTECTION

CHOOSING THE BEST DDOS PROTECTION

SCALABILITY OF ANALYTICS FOR YOUR DDOS DEFENSE No matter which deployment mode and detection method you’ve chosen, it will all be for naught if you can’t scale up in order to adequately protect your entire network. After all, DDoS attacks work because of the sheer amount of traffic they can throw your way, so your mitigation system needs to be able to handle large numbers of packets. You should also keep the scalability of your analytics infrastructure in mind. For example, a flow samplin

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DDOS DETECTION METHODS

DDOS DETECTION METHODS

HOW TO PREVENT DDOS ATTACKS As you can see after examining the five most famous attacks, DDoS attacks aren’t going away. In fact, they’re only growing larger and more destructive. So, the best thing you can do to prevent being a victim of one yourself is learn from attacks that have already happened. Here’s how you can start thinking about DDoS protection: CHOOSE A DEPLOYMENT MODE There are benefits to both proactive and reactive DDoS deployment modes, and which one you choose depe

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FIVE MOST FAMOUS DDOS ATTACKS

FIVE MOST FAMOUS DDOS ATTACKS

THE SECURITY THREAT OF A DDOS ATTACK More importantly, in many cases a DDoS attack is merely designed to distract from other criminal activity, such as data theft or network infiltration. The attacker keeps its target busy fighting off the DDoS attack, to then sneak in a piece of malware. FIVE MOST FAMOUS DDOS ATTACKS In recent years, DDoS attacks have only been increasing in both frequency and severity. Here, we’ll examine five of the largest and most famous DDoS attacks. 1. GITHU

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WHAT IS A DDOS ATTACK?

WHAT IS A DDOS ATTACK?

DDoS attacks are not only on the rise—they’re also bigger and more devastating than ever before. From independent websites to multinational banks, it seems like no one is immune. In fact, a 2017 report from Cisco found that the number of DD0S attacks exceeding 1 gigabit per second of traffic will rise to 3.1 million by 2021, a 2.5-fold increase from 2016. However, attackers aren’t the only ones who are capable of adapting. By examining five of the most famous DDoS attacks in recent his

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Safe Computing Tips For Common Computer User

Safe Computing Tips For Common Computer User

Currently, most computers are connected to the network, and various information is exchanged beyond national borders. Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have also been used in business, personal entertainment and productivity are way more than desktop PCs. In addition, the IoT (Internet-of-Things) technology that connects machinery and equipment used in production processes, social infrastructure, homes, etc. via the Internet is spreading like wildfire. Cases of cyber attacks ha

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Endpoint Security or Antivirus Software for Small Businesses?

Endpoint Security or Antivirus Software for Small Businesses?

Most small businesses just rely on an antivirus tool to mitigate cyber risks, despite the fact that hackers show an increasing tendency to target small businesses. Small businesses leave many devices unprotected, which causes security risks. Moreover, with BYOD devices and IoT devices being used in large numbers, cybersecurity is becoming crucial for small businesses today. But then, would it be good to have just an antivirus tool alone? Or, would such businesses have to choose endpoint sec

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The Biggest “Small” Personal Digital Security Mistakes

The Biggest “Small” Personal Digital Security Mistakes

I recently read a friend’s post about her family’s catastrophic woes dealing with a hacked Apple ID account. Her story was so troubling that it inspired me to remind folks of some of a few small security things that slip through the cracks in our daily lives that can cause a profound impact on our personal digital lives. Even as dedicated IT professionals, there are minor, crucial details which may blend into the background as part of modern life. Let’s briefly discuss five commonly-forgott

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How to Stop Facebook App From Tracking Your Location In the Background

How to Stop Facebook App From Tracking Your Location In the Background

Every app installed on your smartphone with permission to access location service "can" continually collect your real-time location secretly, even in the background when you do not use them. Do you know? — Installing the Facebook app on your Android and iOS smartphones automatically gives the social media company your rightful consent to collect the history of your precise location. If you are not aware, there is a setting called "Location History" in your Facebook app that comes enabled by

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