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What Is a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack?

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is a type of cyberattack in which multiple compromised systems are used to target a single system, usually with the goal of overwhelming its resources and...

9 Best DDoS Protection Service Providers for 2023

When trying to defend your organization against DDoS attacks, one of the more potent tools in your arsenal is access to DDoS protection service providers. With DDoS protection services, your organizat...

Building a Ransomware Resilient Architecture

A user calls into the helpdesk reporting that their system is down. Upon investigation, you discover it's ransomware. Servers are encrypted with ".locked" file extensions on files. Ransom notes are o...

Top 6 Rootkit Threats and How to Protect Yourself

In the ever-evolving world of malware, rootkits are some of the most dangerous threats out there. A fusion of the words “root” and “kit,” rootkits are essentially software toolboxes. Though not initia...

How You Get Malware: 8 Ways Malware Creeps Onto Your Device

Malware can unleash devastating attacks on devices and IT systems, resulting in the theft of sensitive data and money, destruction of hardware and files, the complete collapse of networks and database...

How to Stop DDoS Attacks in Three Stages

When under siege from a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, systems grind to a halt and often become entirely unresponsive. To stop the attack, defenders must move quickly and navigate three...

MITRE ResilienCyCon: You Will Be Breached So Be Ready

Speakers at last week's MITRE ResilienCyCon conference had a surprisingly candid message for attendees: You will likely be breached at some point so focus on the controls and response capabilities yo...

What is Patch Management?

Patches are lines of code that influence the behavior of an application, operating system, or platform. They are often released to correct errors in code, optimize current features, or add new feature...

How to Prevent DDoS Attacks: 5 Steps for DDoS Prevention

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can be prevented through implementation of security best practices and advanced preparation:: Harden against attacks: Patch, update, and change setting...

Vulnerability Management as a Service: Top VMaaS Providers

There are 20,000 or more new software and hardware vulnerabilities every year, yet only a few hundred might be actively exploited. It falls to IT security teams to determine where those vulnerabiliti...

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