Security analytics and network visibility tools used by defenders collect as much useful data as possible to improve anomaly detection accuracy. This gives defenders proactive network security monitoring and alerting for attempted cyber-attacks or incidents that are in progress.
A new report found that last year there had been a 400% increase in SSL-based phishing threats, criminals are increasingly using encryption as part of their toolkit to evade detection and launch malware
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we have chosen to honour two women who were vital to the design and development of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS). Dorothy E. Denning and Rebecca Base were information security experts and pioneers who both played significant roles in the development of IDS.
Sarah is an experienced B2B technology marketing professional, creating content for the Cyber Security, Telco and Government Infrastructure sectors.
on Wednesday, 20 February 2019. Posted in Cyber, Events
Less than a week to go until MWC19 Barcelona, one of the largest mobile industry events in the world, bringing together the latest innovations and cutting-edge technology from more than 2,400 organisations.
In terms of DDoS attacks, 2019 has started with a bang! At the end of January reports surfaced of a massive DDoS attack that generated over 500 million packets per second, which was significantly larger than last year’s GitHub attack, which peaked at 129.6 million packets per second.
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.
The report explores and analyses the risks, costs and damage that would be caused by a coordinated global ransomware attack. The scenario outlined predicts that from the time the attack is launched it would encrypt all data on nearly 30 million devices worldwide.
The definition of packet duplication is pretty simple; a duplicate packet is any packet that is identical to another packet. However, just because it’s easy to define doesn’t mean it doesn’t cause a significant headache for Network Engineers and System Analysts.
The view of the cyber threat landscape is very different depending on your perspective, this perspective is defined by what type of network you are protecting. Targeted cyber-attacks use an increasing catalogue of clever tactics and innovative attack vectors which are reshaping corporate and governmental security strategies, while wreaking havoc in consumer markets.
Security Analysts within the SecOps, DevOps, Security Operations Centre (SOC), Incident Response and Threat Intel teams are often overloaded with information produced by their cyber security tools. This issue is even more problematic in Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems’s (IDS) at carrier scale, leading to ‘Alert Fatigue’ and false positives.
A network security team can only fight what they can see, an organisation’s network security depends on their ability to rapidly detect and respond to emerging threats across their infrastructure, whether that is Tier 1 Operator, Enterprise or Cloud Provider. However, attack methods and strategies are constantly evolving, making threat detection an always-moving target. A good base to start from is understanding what type of threats may lurking in your network, these threats look very different depending on throughput of network traffic.
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