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Datacentre Cyber Security: 5th Datacentre India 2018 International Conference

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Sarah Chandley

Sarah Chandley

Sarah is an experienced B2B technology marketing professional, creating content for the Cyber Security, Telco and Government Infrastructure sectors. 

on Monday, 08 October 2018. Posted in Cyber

Rohit Singh, Country Manager – AsiaPAC & India, Telesoft Technologies sat on a panel at the recent 5th Data Centre India 2018 International Conference to moderate a session and discuss all things cyber security and risk in the datacentre. Together with industry experts from Tata Projects, Juniper and Sterling & Wilson, Rohit and the panel discussed how datacentres are the backbone of today’s digital economy and are vulnerable to advanced persistent cyber-attacks, despite continued investment.

Breaking Down DDoS UDP Flood Attacks

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Sarah Chandley

Sarah Chandley

Sarah is an experienced B2B technology marketing professional, creating content for the Cyber Security, Telco and Government Infrastructure sectors. 

on Wednesday, 03 October 2018. Posted in Cyber

A UDP flood is a type of volume based DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack, where large numbers of UDP (User Datagram Protocol) packets are sent to a target server, limiting its ability to carry out its functions. UDP traffic doesn’t require a three-way handshake to make a connection like TCP (Transmission Control Protocol), it runs with lower overhead and is ideal to carry data that doesn’t need to be checked and rechecked, such as VoIP. This means it is easier for attackers to generate large traffic volumes with tools like Low Orbit Ion Cannon (LOIC) and UDP Unicorn.

Playing PCAP at 400 gig

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Telesoft Engineer

Telesoft Engineer

The Engineers here at Telesoft are tackling the most challenging issues facing the Cyber and Telecom industries, working on problems that no one is even thinking about yet. 

The 'Tech Talk' blog has been created to give our Research and Development, Hardware and Software Engineering Teams a voice, creating posts that detail what technologies and techniques we are using to create our cutting edge products. So expect lots of interesting and varied subject matters.  

Created by Engineers, for Engineers.

on Friday, 28 September 2018. Posted in 'Tech Talk' Blog, Company News

Here at Telesoft our latest line of products, such as the 4x100G IP Flow Probe, perform at such high rate there aren’t many options when it comes to test equipment; so we made our own.

SIP-INFO DTMF for STM-1 SIP OKEFORD

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Telesoft Engineer

Telesoft Engineer

The Engineers here at Telesoft are tackling the most challenging issues facing the Cyber and Telecom industries, working on problems that no one is even thinking about yet. 

The 'Tech Talk' blog has been created to give our Research and Development, Hardware and Software Engineering Teams a voice, creating posts that detail what technologies and techniques we are using to create our cutting edge products. So expect lots of interesting and varied subject matters.  

Created by Engineers, for Engineers.

on Thursday, 27 September 2018. Posted in 'Tech Talk' Blog, Company News

The STM-1 SIP OKEFORD now supports the receipt and transmission of out-of-band DTMF via the legacy SIP INFO method.

High availability and SIP Load Balancer added to OKEFORD 5500 IVR for Satellite Network Operator migration

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Telesoft Engineer

Telesoft Engineer

The Engineers here at Telesoft are tackling the most challenging issues facing the Cyber and Telecom industries, working on problems that no one is even thinking about yet. 

The 'Tech Talk' blog has been created to give our Research and Development, Hardware and Software Engineering Teams a voice, creating posts that detail what technologies and techniques we are using to create our cutting edge products. So expect lots of interesting and varied subject matters.  

Created by Engineers, for Engineers.

on Thursday, 27 September 2018. Posted in 'Tech Talk' Blog, Company News

We are supporting a Satellite Network Operator customer with legacy equipment through their ongoing process of migration to second-generation satellite data terminals

Attackers only care about what is effective

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Sarah Chandley

Sarah Chandley

Sarah is an experienced B2B technology marketing professional, creating content for the Cyber Security, Telco and Government Infrastructure sectors. 

on Tuesday, 25 September 2018. Posted in Cyber

…they do not care about vulnerability scores.

The point being that attackers and attacks are constantly changing, often moving at a pace that cyber defenders cannot keep up with, because in order to remain profitable and/or notorious, criminals need to remain one step ahead. Value from illegal online activity can be measured in different ways but almost always it’s about direct financial gain derived from the sale of stolen private data or payments from ransomware.

4x100G Traffic Test Tool

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Telesoft Engineer

Telesoft Engineer

The Engineers here at Telesoft are tackling the most challenging issues facing the Cyber and Telecom industries, working on problems that no one is even thinking about yet. 

The 'Tech Talk' blog has been created to give our Research and Development, Hardware and Software Engineering Teams a voice, creating posts that detail what technologies and techniques we are using to create our cutting edge products. So expect lots of interesting and varied subject matters.  

Created by Engineers, for Engineers.

on Tuesday, 25 September 2018. Posted in Cyber, 'Tech Talk' Blog, Company News

With new products boasting higher bandwidth forever on the horizon, generating realistic test data is becoming as much of a challenge as creating the products.

Cyber Security: What’s real. What’s important. What’s dangerous

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Steve Patton

Steve Patton

Steve is an experienced technical B2B cyber security specialist and Director. Steve is a frequent speaker on topics including security breaches, big data analytics, audit and compliance, and IT forensics.

on Thursday, 20 September 2018. Posted in Cyber, Events

I attended the Gartner Security and Risk Summit in London last week, where the keynote titled “Scaling Trust and Resilience — Cut the Noise and Enable Action”. The key message was that security professionals are drowning in data, making it difficult to see what is really happening, and to judge “What’s real, what’s important, what’s dangerous”.

Telesoft integrates TDAC platform with open source tools

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Telesoft Engineer

Telesoft Engineer

The Engineers here at Telesoft are tackling the most challenging issues facing the Cyber and Telecom industries, working on problems that no one is even thinking about yet. 

The 'Tech Talk' blog has been created to give our Research and Development, Hardware and Software Engineering Teams a voice, creating posts that detail what technologies and techniques we are using to create our cutting edge products. So expect lots of interesting and varied subject matters.  

Created by Engineers, for Engineers.

on Friday, 31 August 2018. Posted in Cyber, 'Tech Talk' Blog, Company News

Telesoft integrates TDAC Network Visibility platform with open source tools like SiLK to bring quicker incident response to forensic teams in carrier grade networks.

Counting the cost of DDoS attacks

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Steve Patton

Steve Patton

Steve is an experienced technical B2B cyber security specialist and Director. Steve is a frequent speaker on topics including security breaches, big data analytics, audit and compliance, and IT forensics.

on Wednesday, 29 August 2018. Posted in Cyber

A Distributed Denial-of-Service DDoS attack occurs when high rate machine generated traffic, usually from compromised systems, floods the resources of a targeted system such as a webserver, making the service unusable by legitimate users. There are many reasons for hackers/hacktivist/state actors to initiate a DDoS attack – to damage a brand, to limit web based sales, to protest or for notoriety. After the initial incident response and triage, important questions will be asked, chief among them, what did the DDoS attack cost?

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