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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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The WAF Market Is Broken – Should You Care?

Max Pritchard

A WAF, standing for a Web Application Firewall, serves the purpose of protecting one or more web applications from being breached. They are widely deployed amongst businesses to help keep company records and customer information secure. Gartner notes that customers characterised WAFs as regularly being ‘frustrating’ and ‘a disappointment’. As the web becomes more complex, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for hardware vendors to meet existing and evolving requirements, such as moving web applications to cloud infrastructure (IaaS).

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