Last year, Westwing re-evaluated its security provider and found that a different vendor, Imperva, could offer comparable technology for half the price, plus with more tools.
Companies in the US, UK and Canada are taking longer to fill these available positions, and are seeing an increase in average listing days for them.
Gaming platforms are particularly sensitive to DDoS, since online gaming platforms like Pokémon Go are highly sensitive to latency and availability issues, they're ideal DDoS attack targets.
“The Imperva Incapsula WAF has given us insights into how people are trying to access our websites and exposes vulnerable areas such as those prime for cross-site scripting attacks."
"The decision was to use cloud DDoS sink-holing from Imperva’s Incapsula division."
Now, researchers from Incapsula have delved into the world of cut-rate DDoS providers, who market their services…
What the bad guys are counting on is that most IT people like the idea of inexpensive testing their servers periodically and thus willing and without due diligence...
“Most had the good sense to ignore our message. One suggested that we talk on Skype,” said Imperva Incapsula researchers Igal Zeifman and Dan Breslaw.