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NCSC Guidance On Preparing For A Denial Of Service Attack

Alastair Horner

Distributed Denial of Service or DDoS is an attack where there is an attempt to render an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple distributed sources.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is a pivotal organization in cyber security advice and supports the most critical organizations in the UK, the wider public sector, industry, SMEs and the general public.

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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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Laughing All The Way To The Bank –DDoS Bank Cyber Attacks On The Rise

Lorna Fimia

How can banks protect themselves from DDoS attacks?

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in all sectors are becoming increasingly frequent; a 2018 study by Link11 found there were on average 102 attacks per day between April and June of this year. For banks, in particular, this is a worrying statistic due to the sensitive nature and sheer volume of private customer credentials they hold in their systems.

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Is Artificial Intelligence The New Biggest Threat in DDoS Attacks?

Lorna Fimia

In the modern cyber threat landscape, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are something witnessed all too often. They’ve been around for over 30 years now, wreaking havoc on systems and threatening every site on the Internet.

With the development of artificially intelligent technology, the frightening fact of the matter is that malicious actors will start to utilize artificial intelligence (AI) more and therefore DDoS attacks will become harder to defend against.

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