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The next major DDoS battleground: DNSSEC a 'significant new risk'
"Improperly configured DNSSEC-enabled nameservers may be a new plague for unprepared teams," comments Nexusguard's chief technology officer.
PlexNet teams with NETSCOUT to sell DDoS mitigation to Australian market
NETSCOUT has made headway into the Australian DDoS security market after scoring a reseller agreement with local partner PlexNet.
China reigns supreme as Asia's top source - and top target - of DDoS attacks
China continues its reign as one of the world’s most prevalent cyberattackers, taking the number two rank for the top five source countries globally.
Updated: Cyber attackers flood memcached servers with amplified DDoS attacks
Misconfigured memcached servers on internet data center (IDC) networks are being increasingly abused to conduct amplification attacks worldwide.
Chinese websites targeted in drive-by download attack that drops DDoS bot
The DDoS bot goes by the name of Avzhan, a malware that has been around since 2010.
Oracle Cloud ramps up network and application protection with Zenedge acquisition
Oracle is getting ready to take over Zenedge, a DDoS mitigation, WAF, API protection and bot management company.
The risks of DDoS and why availability is everything
We’ve all experienced the feeling of frustration, or even desperation, when the online services we expect are not available when we need them.
Tokyo is now home to a Neustar anti-DDoS data scrubbing center
“As part of Neustar’s quest to end the DDoS attack arms race, we have invested to build the largest DDoS mitigation defence network across the globe."
The six key elements of a DDoS incident response plan
Incident response is too often an afterthought in the case of DDoS attacks. So, what does an effective Incident Response Plan look like?
Millions of DDoS attacks hit Asia Pacific in 2017
Automation and managed services may be the key mechanisms for fighting distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
'What's a DDoS?' Why APAC IT teams think employees are reckless
IT teams may see employee behaviour as reckless or negligent, but 90% believe that it’s because of a lack of education.
Preventing data theft by combining network and application layer security
Neustar's Robin Schmitt talks how cyber-criminals are utilising web and application layer security and how to stay one step ahead.
Neustar invests in DDoS defense as attack rates climb
The company believes the DDoS attack rate is going to worsen ‘dramatically’ next year.
Layered security: Making it harder for the bad guys to win
While locking every door may seem obvious, making it harder for cybercriminals to physically get in should be stage one of a layered security program.
Comodo launches free malware removal tool for websites
The company says there are many symptoms that can suggest a site is infected.
APAC DDoS solution services market grows as DDoS attacks skyrocket
“Players should work closely with SIEM and security analytics vendors to perform automatic correlation."
How to ensure the availability of your network before DDoS strikes
When availability is taken from a business, the impact is felt immediately.
400 attacks per day: Behind Australia's growing DDoS attack surface
The largest DDoS attack targeting Australia in 2017 is around 228 Gbps in June and almost 80% of the DDoS attacks seen in Australia are under 2 Gbps.
Expert provides vital security tips for cloud-connected businesses
A technologist from Node4 shares his insights on the rise of cybercrime and the basic questions businesses need to answer to protect themselves.
CDNetworks study shows cybersecurity confidence is actually complacency
83% of UK and DACH businesses are confident against DDoS attacks - despite 86 percent admitting to being attacked in the last 12 months.
Interview: Know your enemy - MapR talks big data and DDoS prevention
We spoke to Steve Nunez about Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and how big data is helping to fend them off.
The rise of ransomware and how businesses can prevent it from happening
The Digital Shadows CEO delves into one of the main tactics behind extortion - ransomware - and how businesses can defend themselves.
Learning from the best: Cyberattack lessons from the BFSI sector
The banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector in Australia is one of the most prone industries to cyberattacks.
Interview: Big Switch talks network security, data centres and DDoS attacks
“It is no longer acceptable to have weak spots for low-value assets, as an attack will spread from low-value to high-value assets as it progresses."