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Obama's Cyberthreat Intel Aggregator Plan Divides Security Experts

Obama's Cyberthreat Intel Aggregator Plan Divides Security Experts

Monday, 16 February 2015

"The move is a step in the right direction, coming at a time when we're seeing a marked increase in the sophistication of cyberattacks and cyberterrorism across all fronts," suggested Marc Gaffan, CEO and cofounder of Incapsula"

Feedback Friday: Reactions to White House Cybersecurity Information Sharing Initiative

Feedback Friday: Reactions to White House Cybersecurity Information Sharing Initiative

Friday, 13 February 2015

"Obama’s new legislation removes all ambiguity so for the first time companies can prosecute the so-called “bot-herders” that try to do them harm."

Obama Pledges to Push Cyber Security Reforms

Obama Pledges to Push Cyber Security Reforms

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

"Recently, we have watched cyber criminals not only engage in more complex attacks, but also seen the proliferation of hacking guns for hire."

Cybersecurity Industry Reacts to Obama's State Of The Union

Cybersecurity Industry Reacts to Obama's State Of The Union

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

"We see great potential in allowing courts to shut down bots engaged in DDoS attacks and other illegal activity," said Marc Gaffan, chief executive of Incapsula."

Discussion Point: Security Experts Respond to the State of the Union Address

Discussion Point: Security Experts Respond to the State of the Union Address

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

"Creating legislation that clearly states the illegality of selling botnets will combat the exponential growth of malicious bots trolling the Internet…"

For Spambots, Flattery Gets You Everywhere

For Spambots, Flattery Gets You Everywhere

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

And bots on the whole are getting sneakier, with the amount of "impersonator bots"…"

Xbox Live up after cyberattack, PlayStation Network still down

Xbox Live up after cyberattack, PlayStation Network still down

Friday, 26 December 2014

"A typical DDoS attack costs businesses $40,000 per hour offline, but for gaming sites as large as these, the cost would be much higher, said Ofer Gayer, a researcher with the security content delivery network Incapsula. "The most recent attacks against Sony’s PlayStation Network and Xbox Live lead us to believe that Lizard Squad is more sophisticated than we had initially thought," Gayer said."

NKorea outage a case study in online uncertainties

NKorea outage a case study in online uncertainties

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

"The mysterious problems have some talking of a retaliatory cyberattack by the United States, which holds Pyongyang responsible for last month’s spectacular hack of Sony Pictures."