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Radware introduces cybersecurity model to boost MSSP revenue streams
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Radware's new business model offers innovative network and application security services to MSSPs, providing fresh revenue streams and business growth opportunities.
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Check Point launches Quantum Spark to boost cybersecurity for SMBs
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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Check Point Software Technologies unveils Quantum Spark 1900 and 2000, new firewall series aimed at fortifying cybersecurity for SMBs, offering AI-driven threat prevention and scalable cloud management.
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Telecom giant seals multimillion deal with Radware
Fri, 19th Jan 2024
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firewall
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advanced persistent threat protection
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breach prevention
Radware, a renowned cybersecurity and application delivery provider, has secured a multimillion-pound deal to expand its partnership with a leading global telecom company.
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Kaspersky shares latest details about malicious APT threat actor
Thu, 27th Apr 2023
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Kaspersky's investigation reveals that Tomiris APT group, which operates in Central Asia, deploys malware previously linked to Turla.
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8.4% CAGR for DNS security market between 2023 and 2033: FMI
Tue, 21st Mar 2023
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malware
According to Future Market Insights, the demand registered in the DNS security market will increase at a noteworthy CAGR of around 8.4% from 2023-2033.
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How a good SD-WAN solution offers robust edge security
Thu, 24th Nov 2022
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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network management
Organisations embracing digital transformation must prioritize cybersecurity measures as networks expand. Secure SD-WAN solutions offer enhanced protection.
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Akamai researches top three internet security threats
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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ransomware
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malware
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cybersecurity
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, 31st May 2022
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ddos
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cios
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nexusguard
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, 2nd May 2022
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ai security
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cybersecurity
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, 22nd Oct 2021
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ddos
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advanced persistent threat protection
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neustar
DNS attacks are on the rise, with 72% of organisations experiencing an attack in the past year, according to a survey by Neustar.
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InternetNZ discloses vulnerability that can be used to carry out cyberattacks
Fri, 7th May 2021
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cybersecurity
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internetnz
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dns attacks
New DNS vulnerability discovered by InternetNZ could result in global Denial-of-Service attacks on authoritative servers, including .nz.
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The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
Wed, 5th May 2021
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cybersecurity
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, 14th Jan 2021
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telecommunications
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f5 networks
Telecoms firms are set to increase security budgets to defend against DNS service attacks, which were the most common in 2020, according to a survey.
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Education sector most at risk of DNS attacks - with a steep cost
Wed, 28th Oct 2020
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email security
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, 5th Aug 2020
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cios
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internetnz
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dns attacks
CERT NZ's cyber threat feeds are now being used by InternetNZ's Defenz DNS Firewall to protect users from security risks.
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How internet networks and cybersecurity will change in 2020
Wed, 18th Dec 2019
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ddos
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network management
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firewall
Splinternet rises as nations like Turkey may follow Russia's lead, fragmenting web access in 2020.
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Venafi uncovers suspicious retail lookalike domains using valid certificates
Mon, 18th Nov 2019
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retail
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cios
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, 16th Sep 2019
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dns attacks
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, 14th Feb 2019
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firewall
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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, 23rd Jan 2019
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ddos
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nexusguard
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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, 11th 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, 11th Oct 2018
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ddos
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neustar
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, 14th 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, 1st Dec 2017
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network management
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network infrastructure
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sdn
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.