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The activereach blog offers education and inspiration in #security, #collaboration and #connectivity. Our aim is to share vital knowledge with business professionals across all functions – so that they can understand the impact of emerging technology trends and gain insight into how these could be adopted in their organisations.

All content is our own, created by our salesteam, support engineers, tech consultants, and directors. We also pick the best of our technology partners’ blogs, re-published with their kind permission. Opinions expressed are the authors’ own. Comments gratefully received at marketing@activereach.net.

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Commercial DDoS Testing vs DDoS for Hire and Open-Source Testing

Lorna Fimia

DDoS (distributed denial of service) tests are a great way to identify any problems you may have in local or cloud-based mitigation. By simulating a real attack, you can see how malicious actors could infiltrate your systems and carry out a DDoS attack or perpetrate a data breach.

There are numerous different ways to launch a DDoS attack test;

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Optimizing Your Security: Are You Prepared For A Cyber-Attack?

Mike Revell

According to the Global Cybersecurity Status Report conducted by ISACA International in 2015, just 38% of global organizations claim they are prepared to handle a sophisticated cyber-attack. This scarily small figure shows just how at risk we are. Cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly common; a 2017 Malwarebytes report found that the frequency of ransomware attacks alone has increased by nearly 2000% in the past 2 years.

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CISO Perspective: Five Public Cloud Threats You’re Most Likely to Face

This month we are sharing a blog from our security partner Dome9 that takes a look at the five most likely public cloud threats.

The move to AWS and other public cloud services is a strategic initiative for many enterprises today. While companies rush to expand their cloud presence and use more cloud services, security considerations are lagging behind. 

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