Though they are some of the oldest cyber attacks, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks show no signs of going away, with an increase in the number, scope and sophistication of DDoS attacks in the past year, according to a recent report by cloud-delivery platform provider Akamai Technology.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:58 — 28.6MB)Subscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this Spotlight Podcast*, Philippe Courtot of the firm Qualys discusses being an early innovator in the software as a service space and how the market for cloud based security services has evolved since he launched his firm, Qualys, almost two decades ago.
Cisco Systems warned that companies need to do a better job monitoring IoT devices and third party software providers, as Internet of Things based botnets and supply chain attacks become more common.
A massive and potentially damaging data leak has exposed sensitive and detailed consumer profiles on nearly every American household, the security firm UpGuard Security said on Tuesday.
The Department of Homeland Security is warning that commercial drones made by the China-based firm Da Jian Innovations (DJI) may be providing “U.S. critical infrastructure and law enforcement data” to the Chinese government and favored industries in that country, according to a copy of an August, 2017 Intelligence Bulletin (PDF) published by the website Public Intelligence.