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Verisign Q3 2016 DDoS Trends Report: User Datagram Protocol (UDP) Flood Attacks Continue to Dominate

Verisign has released its Q3 2016 DDoS Trends Report providing a unique view into online distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack trends from mitigations enacted on behalf of Verisign DDoS Protection Services and research conducted by Verisign iDefense Security Intelligence Services. more»

Defending Against Layer 7 DDoS Attacks

Layer 7 attacks are some of the most difficult attacks to mitigate because they mimic normal user behavior and are harder to identify. Verisign's recent trends show that DDoS attacks are becoming more sophisticated and complex, including an increase in application layer attacks. more»

Understanding the Risks of the Dark Web

At least 60% of brands will discover a breach of sensitive data. However, many organizations simply don't know what they don't know. Researchers at MIT discovered that a full 75 percent of breaches go undiscovered for weeks or months and 67 percent of breaches were aided by significant errors from employees of the victimized firm. more»

i2Coalition to Host First Ever Smarter Internet Forum

The i2Coalition has announced that it will be holding its first Smarter Internet Forum June 14th through 15th 2016 at Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. more»

Best Practices from Verizon - Proactively Mitigating Emerging Fraudulent Activities

On Wednesday, February 24, we hosted a webinar - Best Practices from Verizon, Proactively Mitigating Emerging Fraudulent Activities - with Patrick Flaherty, Assistant General Counsel for Marketing, IP & New Media Law & Policy at Verizon. more»

Neustar Data Identifies Most Popular Times of Year for DDoS Attacks in 2015

Neustar today released preliminary data indicating April, February, October and December as the most popular months for DDoS attacks. The report, compiled from 2015 data from Neustar's Security Operations Center (SOC), also details the rising threat of multi-vector attacks. more»

The Framework for Resilient Cybersecurity (Webinar)

A shift in security architecture is needed, to an open platform where devices and services from different vendors can share, and act, on threat intelligence information, all in concert and in the proper context. Join Ramakant Pandrangi, Vice President of Technology, and learn how to assist with designing a resilient security ecosystem by maximizing an API-centric approach. more»

2015 Trends: Multi-channel, Streaming Media and the Growth of Fraud

2015 saw the rise of multi-channel marketing with 63% of marketing budgets invested in online channels. Each new channel comes with risks to brand owners. We recommend brands put in place comprehensive multi-channel monitoring program to discover and act on brand infringements. more»

Verisign Mitigates More Attack Activity in Q3 2015 Than Any Other Quarter During Last Two Years

As part of our efforts to support National Cyber Security Awareness Month by sharing the latest cybersecurity research, Verisign released its Q3 2015 DDoS Trends Report, which represents a unique view into attack trends unfolding online for the previous quarter. more»

Verisign's Q2'15 DDoS Trends: DDoS for Bitcoin Increasingly Targets Financial Industry

Verisign just released its Q2 2015 DDoS Trends Report, which provides a unique view into online distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack trends from mitigations enacted on behalf of, and in cooperation with, customers of Verisign DDoS Protection Services and research conducted by Verisign iDefense Security Intelligence Services. more»