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IMPENETRABLE. The activereach blog is about network security in simple terms. Our aim is to share vital knowledge with business people across all functions so that they can understand the impact of emerging security trends and gain critical insight into how these could be adopted in their organisations. Security so good, it’s impenetrable.

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Making A DDoS Hacker – Games, Cheats, Booters And Remote Control

Max Pritchard

 

There’s something magical about remote control.

The world I grew up in involved getting up and crossing the room to select from one of three channels of TV – or turning the box off. Today, remote controls festoon every surface of my living room and the idea of getting up to operate a device is as anachronistic as using the word “box” to describe a television.

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Tech Talks at Infosecurity Europe 2017


Raza Rizvi, activereach to deliver Infosec Tech Talk on preparing for a DDoS attack

Conference Session: DDoS On The Frontline: How To Plan & Prepare For A DDoS Attack – With Three Real-Life Case Studies

Date: 6th June 2017

Time: 16.00 – 16.25

Venue: Tech Talks Theatre at Infosecurity Europe 2017

Speaker: Raza Rizvi, Technical Director

Large and destructive DDoS attacks against major businesses are now commonplace.

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Active Directory As A Target: Why AD Defense Is More Critical Than Ever

This month we share a blog article from technology partner, Semperis. Increasingly, Active Directory® is targeted by attackers; this article explores how you can enhance Active Directory security, and what to do if a breach leads to an Active Directory disaster.

Active Directory access acts as a gateway to a lot of your organization’s information.

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DDoS Attack Simulation: Preparing For Large-Scale DDoS Attacks

Large-scale DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) botnet attacks are on the rise. Akamai, to take one recent example, has reported five attacks greater than 300 Gbps in the final few months of 2016.1 And it’s not all down to the latest cyber threat that’s keeping the security community awake at night: large-scale botnets built from everyday Internet of Things devices.

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Get Ready For GDPR: WAF is a Must-Have Security Control to Aid Compliance

Preparing for the EU’s new data protection regime: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Could your business withstand a fine of 4% of its worldwide revenue? That’s turnover, not profit. Most would face severe difficulties, if not insolvency. But that’s the sort of fine that the European Union (EU) will soon be able to impose on companies who work with personal data if they allow a security breach or can’t demonstrate adequate data protection.

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