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Articles tagged with: Cyber Security

Discover More: Maximising the value of Flow Data for the SOC

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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 Friday, 22 March 2019. Posted in Cyber

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.

SSL Based Cyber-attacks Increase by 400% Over the Last Year

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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 Friday, 15 March 2019. Posted in Cyber

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

Pioneering Women of Information Security: Dorothy Denning and Rebecca Bace

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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 Thursday, 07 March 2019. Posted in Cyber

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.

RSA Conference 2019: Cyber Security at Scale – In practice

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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 Thursday, 28 February 2019. Posted in Cyber, Events

The annual US version of the RSA Conference is only days away, bringing together the world largest gathering of cyber security vendors and information security professionals, this year’s event promises to be the biggest yet.

What to Expect from MWC 2019, from Folding Smartphones to Cyber Security

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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, 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.

DDoS Attack Vectors Evolve as Overall Number of Attacks Declines

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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 Friday, 08 February 2019. Posted in Cyber

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.

Detecting and Mitigating an Application Layer HTTP Flood DDoS Attack

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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 Thursday, 01 November 2018. Posted in Cyber

Cybercriminals are increasingly using application layer Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) to attack their victims. Unlike a Layer 3-4 DDoS attack that consumes network bandwidth, an application layer or L7 attack can be much smaller in traffic volume and can go unnoticed until too late. This type of attacks effectiveness lies in its ability to mimic genuine HTTP request traffic, usually going unnoticed until it too late. Application layer attacks of this nature are often part of a wider multi-vector DDoS that looks to disrupt different parts of a victim’s infrastructure.

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.

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”.

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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