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Flashpoint unveils security offering for school boards
Flashpoint has released its K-12 risk management and security offering to provide school boards and education security practitioners with tools to recognise, prevent and manage cyber and physical threats.
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Q1 DDoS and application attack activity reveals surprise result
The cybersecurity threat landscape in the first quarter of 2022 represented a mixed bag of old enemies and new foes. New actors dominated the DDoS threat landscape while application security faced tried-and-true attack vectors.
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F5 launches DDoS scrubbing centres in Sydney and Melbourne
F5 says the two new scrubbing centres in Australia have been launched in response to growing demand across A/NZ.
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Healthcare has 650% increase in ransomware attacks - report
Zscaler's annual ThreatLabz Ransomware Report reveals the healthcare and restaurant and food service industries had the biggest jumps in ransomware attacks.
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Radware, OneSecure to offer cloud app and DDoS protection
“OneSecure’s collaboration with Radware aims to strengthen the existing Webyith defacement solution with added application and API protection capabilities."
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Maximum DDoS attack size grows by 297%, report finds
According to the report, while the average attack size fell by 50% over 2021 the maximum attack size nearly tripled, growing 297% over the same period.
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NT selects Radware to improve telecom cyber defenses
National Telecom Public Company (NT) has chosen Radware to strengthen the cyber defences of its international telecommunications infrastructure.
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WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks are spiking in Australia
According to a new observation by Akamai, Australia has experienced a massive spike in WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks.
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Top eight DDoS attacks that organisations must avoid
Malware perils lurk in all directions, with DDoS attacks high on the danger list. In fact, early this year, Microsoft disclosed the largest DDoS attack ever recorded at 3.47Tbps.
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Radware unveils industry-first terabit DDoS mitigation platform
"Supporting new technologies, while overcoming the significant rise in DDoS attack intensity, requires an advanced scrubbing platform."
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DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly large and complex
Distributed Denial-of-service attacks decreased slightly in 2021 but are becoming larger and more complex in nature, according to new analysis from F5.
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Malicious web application attacks climb 88% - report
"Bad actors are getting smarter, more organised, and more targeted in pursuing their objectives whether that be for money, fame, or a political cause."
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Radware announce major expansion plans in cloud security space
Radware has announced the acquisition of business from SecurityDAM, which is its DDoS scrubbing centres provider.
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Customer service
Advantage: Why the gold standard of customer service matters
As a business, it is crucial to evolve and adapt IT operations to survive, innovate and compete - even more so during a global pandemic.
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How open banking benefits customers, banks – and cybercriminals
While open banking benefits banks, fintechs, and consumers, its promise to deliver innovative services and spur competition does not come without security cautions.
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Ransom DDoS attacks surged in final quarter of 2021 - report
Ransom DDoS attacks increased by 29% YoY and 175% QoQ in the last quarter 2021, according to new research from Cloudfare.
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4 out of 5 organisations to significantly increase cybersecurity budgets in 2022
Four out of five organisations are increasing cybersecurity budgets for 2022. While half of security decision-makers say the cyber skills gap will significantly impact their 2022 strategy.
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80% of reported A/NZ cyber incidents are DDoS attacks, financial industry hit hardest
 Sophisticated cyber attacks expose glaring vulnerabilities in A/NZ financial C-suite
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Automation pays off as Neustar thwarts 1.3 Tbps DDoS attack
The attack, which lasted several hours and traffic had more than 44,000 unique sources, occurred just as NSS was preparing to spin out of Neustar to become a standalone company.
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Record number of cyberattacks over Black Friday weekend
There were a record number of cyberattacks over Black Friday weekend, with companies facing a flood of DDoS attacks, according to new research from IT security provider, Link11.
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday set to represent historic security challenges for retailers
Cybercriminals continue to take advantage of increased online interactions and transactions, launching a staggering 5.4 million DDoS attacks from January to June 2021.
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Quantity, size and complexity of DDoS attacks on the rise - report
"DDoS attacks are rampant, and the frequency doesn't seem to be slowing down."
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Cloud
DDoS attacks become more severe, 'carpet bombing' poses major challenge
DDoS attacks are a more serious threat in Q3 2021 than ever before. The flood of attacks is constant and the incidents prove to be bandwidth-intensive and complex.
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DDoS attacks on the rise, becoming more sophisticated
"We have seen the cryptomining and DDoS attack groups competing for resources, since many of the same botnets used for DDoS attacks can be used for cryptomining."