Top 3 Takeaways from RSA 2018

The risky state of IoT, security ‘now mattering’ and a call to action by attendees all resonated with me at this year’s RSA Conference. The RSA Conference was back again in 2018 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco this week. This year’s conference boasted 17 keynotes with more than 600 speakers and 50,000 attendees. …

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Routers Prove to Be an Easy Target for Russian Hackers

You may unknowingly be part of a Russian hacking campaign. No, I’m not talking about election tampering; this is a different, but ongoing, tactic. Hackers are targeting the types of routers and firewalls, including those used in homes and small businesses. The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) released an unusual joint warning with the U.K.’s National …

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APAC is becoming a hotspot for DDoS attacks

The region’s largest and most-connected economies are most vulnerable to distributed denial-of-service attacks, according to CenturyLink. Some of Asia’s largest and most connected economies are fast-becoming hotspots for botnets that have been used to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks across the region in 2017. According to CenturyLink’s latest cyber threat report, China, South Korea, Japan, …

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UK And US Accuse Russia Of Hacking Home Routers In Global Cyberattacks

A little warning from the British and American governments today: Kremlin-funded spies might have found a way into your home office. The U.K. and U.S. blamed Russian hackers for a campaign aimed at taking control of routers inside government, critical infrastructure and internet service providers, but also within small and home offices. The warning came in a …

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The rise of IoT-based DDoS attacks: Is there a solution?

The rise of IoT DDoS attacks makes it imperative to rethink DDoS defences to thwart these sophisticated and often devastating threats. Sanjai Gangadharan is the Regional Director SAARC, A10 Networks which is a U.S. based company, based in San Jose, California, that provides a range of high-performance application security and networking solutions that help organizations …

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