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How a good SD-WAN solution offers robust edge security
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Organisations are increasingly embracing digital transformation to keep pace with changing business and market requirements, increased competition, and fluctuating customer demands.
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Akamai researches top three internet security threats
Fri 10 Jun 2022
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ransomware
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Akamai Technologies has released three new research reports focusing on ransomware, web applications and APIs, and DNS traffic.
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Maximum DDoS attack size grows by 297%, report finds
Tue 31 May 2022
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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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A deeper dive into the false positive quandary
Mon 2 May 2022
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False positives are often used as a key metric by decision-makers trying to identify the effectiveness of a cybersecurity solution.
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DNS attacks on the rise, organisations remain unprepared
Fri 22 Oct 2021
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"The latest data indicates that organisations need to remain vigilant, close security gaps, and patrol for potential breaches around the clock.”
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InternetNZ discloses vulnerability that can be used to carry out cyberattacks
Fri 7 May 2021
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The vulnerability, called TsuNAME, was noticed in February 2020 in the .nz registry.
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The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
Wed 5 May 2021
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The ways in which bad actors can use DNS to mount attacks are numerous. Here are some of the most popular ones.
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Telcos plagued by DNS attacks, but budgets should focus elsewhere
Thu 14 Jan 2021
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telecommunications
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f5 networks
“What is most attacked, or hardest to defend, is not always the same."
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Education sector most at risk of DNS attacks - with a steep cost
Wed 28 Oct 2020
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84% of education organisations surveyed have been hit by DNS attacks, with each suffering an average of eight attacks.
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CERT NZ provides threat intelligence for InternetNZ's DNS Firewall
Wed 5 Aug 2020
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"It’s important to InternetNZ to keep adding intelligence to Defenz to make sure our customers are protected from known security threats."
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How internet networks and cybersecurity will change in 2020
Wed 18 Dec 2019
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network management
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More SaaS companies and cloud-based service providers will create private backbone networks to optimise their own network traffic instead of relying on the unpredictable public Internet.
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Venafi uncovers suspicious retail lookalike domains using valid certificates
Mon 18 Nov 2019
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The total number of certificates using lookalike domains is more than 400% greater than the number of authentic retail domains.
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DNS amplification attacks increase 1000% since last year - Nexusguard
Mon 16 Sep 2019
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Enterprise networks and communications service providers (CSPs) need attack mitigation as DNS patch adoption creates new threats.
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Palo Alto releases new, feature-rich firewall
Thu 14 Feb 2019
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network management
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network security
Palo Alto is calling it the ‘fastest-ever next-generation firewall’ with integrated cloud-based DNS Security service to stop attacks.
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Comms providers hit by most DDoS attacks in Q3 2018
Wed 23 Jan 2019
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communications services provider
New data indicates attackers preyed on the large attack surface of ASN-level communications service providers with a ‘bit-and-piece’ approach.
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Bringing security to the next-level of networking
Tue 11 Dec 2018
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network management
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firewall
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network security
By securing your network at the DDI level, you can prevent DNS attacks, data exfiltration, and put a barrier around every connected device.
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Why protecting your DNS should never be an afterthought
Thu 11 Oct 2018
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Being such an integral part of the internet infrastructure makes DNS a popular target for cyber criminals looking to attack organisational networks and data.
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DNS amplification attacks rise twofold in Q1 - report
Thu 14 Jun 2018
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China and the US-dominated as the top two sources of DDoS attacks in Q1, contributing 15.2% and 14.2% of the botnets, respectively.
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Akamai completes acquisition of rDNS security provider Nominum
Fri 1 Dec 2017
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The firm says Nominum’s DNS-based security solutions support many of the world’s carriers, which fit well with Akamai’s investment in DNS products.
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IBM Security collaborates to launch anti-DNS tracking service
Tue 28 Nov 2017
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ibm security
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internet access
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dns attacks
Quad9 Domain Name Service protects users from accessing malicious internet sites that are known to steal information and other harmful activities.
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DNS attacks: How they try to direct you to fake pages
Thu 2 Mar 2017
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that there is more than one type of attack that can affect DNS servers—and in this article we will look at the differences between them.
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