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DDoS
Black Friday and Cyber Monday set to represent historic security challenges for retailers
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
NETSCOUT enters the security market with 'groundbreaking' cyber intelligence technology
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DDoS
Global cybersecurity crisis accelerates with 5.4 million DDos attacks
Cyberattacks continue to have a dramatic impact on private and public organisations and governments worldwide.
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DDoS
DDoS attackers exploited COVID-19 'lifelines' in 1H 2020 - NETSCOUT report
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
We look at the how the vendors cybersecurity strategy has come together
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Encryption
Why encryption causes DDoS defence headaches
Some forms of encryption technology can make identifying and blocking some threats more difficult.
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DDoS
It’s an active buyer’s market for DDoS-as-a-Service - NETSCOUT
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
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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DDoS
Exclusive: DDoS attacks up, spike in attacks on govt agencies
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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DDoS
The war on infrastructure: DDoS is designed to disrupt
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
NETSCOUT has made headway into the Australian DDoS security market after scoring a reseller agreement with local partner PlexNet.
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DDoS
The risks of DDoS and why availability is everything
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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DDoS
The six key elements of a DDoS incident response plan
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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DDoS
Millions of DDoS attacks hit Asia Pacific in 2017
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
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
“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
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
"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
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
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
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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VoIP / SIP
Netscout: How to measure availability and performance of cloud apps
“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
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
After a decade away, Tim Murphy has returned to Arbor Networks to be in charge of channel initiatives and driving sales.