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Distributed Denial of Service
Black Friday and Cyber Monday set to represent historic security challenges for retailers
November 2021
Cybercriminals continue to take advantage of increased online interactions and transactions, launching a staggering 5.4 million DDoS attacks from January to June 2021.
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Cybersecurity
NETSCOUT expands security monitoring capabilities, releases Omnis Cyber Intelligence
November 2021
NETSCOUT enters the security market with 'groundbreaking' cyber intelligence technology
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Distributed Denial of Service
Global cybersecurity crisis accelerates with 5.4 million DDos attacks
September 2021
Cyberattacks continue to have a dramatic impact on private and public organisations and governments worldwide.
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Cloud
DDoS attackers exploited COVID-19 'lifelines' in 1H 2020 - NETSCOUT report
November 2020
The first half of 2020 was littered with multivector distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks - with more than 4.8 million recorded attacks over the period.
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NetEvents
NetScout's Arbor Networks cybersecurity play shows fruit
October 2019
We look at the how the vendors cybersecurity strategy has come together
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Encryption
Why encryption causes DDoS defence headaches
December 2018
Some forms of encryption technology can make identifying and blocking some threats more difficult.
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Distributed Denial of Service
It’s an active buyer’s market for DDoS-as-a-Service - NETSCOUT
September 2018
DDoS attacks are cheaper than ever for attackers, lucrative for the attack service provider and financially and operationally crippling for the victim.
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VMware
NETSCOUT sells off handheld network testing portfolio
September 2018
NETSCOUT has dropped its entire handheld network test (HNT) tools business and sold it to US investment firm StoneCalibre, which will then spin out HNT as a standalone company.
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Distributed Denial of Service
Exclusive: DDoS attacks up, spike in attacks on govt agencies
August 2018
NETSCOUT has released its Arbor Active Threat Level Analysis System (ATLAS) report for the first half of 2018, exclusive on SecurityBrief.
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Distributed Denial of Service
The war on infrastructure: DDoS is designed to disrupt
June 2018
The reality is that many of the DDoS attacks happening today are designed to disrupt - not to steal something.
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Cybersecurity
PlexNet teams with NETSCOUT to sell DDoS mitigation to Australian market
March 2018
NETSCOUT has made headway into the Australian DDoS security market after scoring a reseller agreement with local partner PlexNet.
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Distributed Denial of Service
The risks of DDoS and why availability is everything
February 2018
We’ve all experienced the feeling of frustration, or even desperation, when the online services we expect are not available when we need them.
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Distributed Denial of Service
The six key elements of a DDoS incident response plan
February 2018
Incident response is too often an afterthought in the case of DDoS attacks. So, what does an effective Incident Response Plan look like?
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Distributed Denial of Service
Millions of DDoS attacks hit Asia Pacific in 2017
January 2018
Automation and managed services may be the key mechanisms for fighting distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
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Resellers
NETSCOUT says vendors can do better to support channel
November 2017
The company asserts when it comes to products that require face-to-face demonstrations, distributors and resellers often have their work cut out.
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Hybrid Cloud
Netscout extends the visibility of traditional data centers to the cloud
September 2017
“Netscout has introduced a unique approach to providing visibility and security into hybrid environments."
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Wi-fi
NETSCOUT says channel partners can add value with Wi-Fi
September 2017
The company says with more businesses providing Wi-Fi to customers and guests, it’s essential to have adequate troubleshooting capabilities.
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Network Security
How to ensure stronger security in the multi-front WiFi security battle
September 2017
"Network and security operation teams are fighting a multi-front WiFi security battle," says Netscout's Amit Rao.
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Cloud
How to improve business efficiency with effective networking support
August 2017
Businesses with a large number of remote offices will naturally have a larger volume of remote networking issues.
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Hybrid Cloud
How to maintain visibility in a hybrid cloud environment
June 2017
According to Netscout, businesses today are consuming more data and compute resources than ever before.
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Network Infrastructure
Trends in the IT industry and how the channel can capitalise on them
May 2017
Director of APAC channels at NETSCOUT, Amit Rao talks about trends in the IT industry and how the channel can capitalise on them.
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Voice over Internet Protocol
Netscout: How to measure availability and performance of cloud apps
May 2017
“a delay of even a few seconds can be infuriating for end users and could indicate a performance issue that needs to be resolved.”
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Wi-fi
How to avoid choking up your organisation's wi-fi deployment
March 2017
Mobile devices and internet access are prevalent and organisations need to be vigilant about how they plan, deploy and validate wi-fi connections.
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Arbor Networks
Tim Murphy returns to Arbor Networks as country manager for A/NZ
March 2017
After a decade away, Tim Murphy has returned to Arbor Networks to be in charge of channel initiatives and driving sales.