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4 Lessons in Marketing From Obamacare

4 Lessons in Marketing From Obamacare

Tuesday, 04 November 2014

"We all know now that Healthcare.gov wasn't even close to ready for handling that type of traffic. I know that hindsight is 20/20. But the technology for handling large spikes in traffic has existed for quite some time now, and it's actually really cheap. CDN's like CloudFlare or Incapsula are some of the more well-known services."

The 2-Faces of DDoS Attacks

The 2-Faces of DDoS Attacks

Monday, 03 November 2014

"As mentioned, to stop Application Layer DDoS, you first need a method of separating malicious bot requests from those of your human users. Simply shutting down your site or blocking various IPs will only ‘deny service’ to your customers, and thus the hackers have accomplished their mission. The complex process of Application Layer DDoS mitigation was recently detailed by Incapsula, a cyber-security firm that specializes in dealing with Application Layer assaults."

How Businesses Can Defend Against DDoS Attacks

How Businesses Can Defend Against DDoS Attacks

Friday, 31 October 2014

"The bad guys are flooding your network. They're actually hitting the application. They're hitting your DNS server. All different ways to keep your system busy and trick it so that regular users like you and me can't get through."

How to Start Making a DDoS Response Plan

How to Start Making a DDoS Response Plan

Thursday, 30 October 2014

"After reading this playbook, you’ll come away with a better understanding of what a DDoS attack is, how different types of assaults work, and how much one could cost your organization."

Are POODLE Security Fears Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

Are POODLE Security Fears Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

Friday, 17 October 2014

"According to Incapsula's research, only about 2 percent of all SSL traffic is using SSL v3. The firm reported that there is no patch for POODLE and mitigating it requires completely removing SSL v3. Although..."

Yahoo Servers Were Owned By Bash Bug Hackers

Yahoo Servers Were Owned By Bash Bug Hackers

Monday, 06 October 2014

"Security firm Incapsula estimated 62 per cent of the attacks were carried out by criminal hackers rather than researchers or security professionals testing systems."

Incapsula making sense of Shellshock attack chaos

Incapsula making sense of Shellshock attack chaos

Monday, 29 September 2014

"Hackers are using existing botnets to create new ones: running automated scripts from compromised servers to add more hijacked machines to their 'flock'."

Shellshock: 'Larger scale attack' on its way

Shellshock: 'Larger scale attack' on its way

Monday, 29 September 2014

"More than 55 per cent of all attacks originated from China and US."