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Adopt TLS 1.3 – Kill Two Birds with One Stone

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Transport Layer Security (TLS) version 1.3 provides significant business benefits by making applications more secure, improving performance and reducing latency for the client. Changes in how handshake between client and server is designed has decreased site latency – utilizing a faster handshake, and use of Elliptic Curve (EC) based ciphers that allow faster page load […]

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Defending Against the Mirai Botnet

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When attacks from the Mirai botnet hit the network in 2016, we all knew something was different. You could feel it. In a 31-day span, the internet suffered three record-breaking attacks; Brian Krebs’ at 620 Gbps, OVH at 1.2 Tbps, and the widespread outages caused by the attack on Dyn DNS. Also within that window, […]

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Understanding the Power of Big Data For Your Business

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Data might just be the biggest asset your company has. It is more than just collecting numbers. The right metrics can help you make smart decisions for your business, and anticipate customer demands early on. You can use consumer data to improve your marketing strategy, create products and services that challenge the industry, and build […]

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Rate Limiting-A Cure Worse Than the Disease?

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Rate limiting is a commonly-used tool to defend against application-layer (L7) DDoS attacks. However, the shortcomings of this approach raises the question of whether the cure is worse than the disease? As more applications transition to web and cloud-based environments, application-layer (L7) DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly common and potent. In fact, Radware research found […]

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The Evolution of IoT Attacks

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What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? IoT is the ever-growing network of physical devices with embedded technologies that connect and exchange data over the internet. If the cloud is considered someone else’s computer, IoT devices can be considered the things you connect to the internet beyond a server or a PC/Laptop. These are items […]

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Protecting Sensitive Data: What a Breach Means to Your Business

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Data breaches have made big headlines in recent years, from Target to Equifax to Hudson’s Bay Co’s Saks and Lord & Taylor.  But the growing trend is actually in all the litigation stemming from data breaches. International law firm Bryan Cave analyzed the increasing trend of legal action following data breaches of all sizes. It […]