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Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 19, 2019
"Safeguarding the identity of users and managing the level of access they have to critical business applications could be the biggest security challenge organizations face in today’s assumed- breach world. Over 6,500 publicly disclosed data breaches occurred in 2018 alone, exposing over 5 billion records—a large majority of which included usernames and passwords.1 This wasn’t new to 2018 though, as evidenced by the existence of an online, searchable database of 8 billion username and password combinations that have been stolen over the years (https://haveibeenpwned.com/), keeping in mind there are only 4.3 billion people worldwide that have internet access. These credentials aren’t stolen just for fun—they are the leading attack type for causing a data breach. And the driving force behind the majority of credential attacks are bots—malicious ones—because they enable cybercriminals to achieve scale. That’s why prioritizing secure access and bot protection needs to be part of every organ
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Published By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: Sep 02, 2019
"Cloud applications provide scale and cost benefits over legacy on-premises solutions. With more users going direct-to-internet from any device, the risk increases when users bypass security controls. We can help you reduce this risk across all of your cloud and on-premises applications with a zero-trust strategy that validates devices and domains, not just user credentials. See why thousands of customers rely on Duo and Cisco Umbrella to reduce the risks of data breaches and improve security. Don’t miss this best-practices discussion focused on the key role DNS and access control play in your zero-trust security strategy. Attendees will learn how to: ? Reduce the risk of phishing attacks and compromised credentials ? Improve speed-to-security across all your cloud applications ? Extend security on and off-network without sacrificing usability"
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Cisco Umbrella EMEA
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 10, 2017
Ponemon Institute surveyed 569 individuals in IT security who are familiar with credential stuffing and are responsible for the security of their companies’ Internet properties. The survey identified key stats about credential stuffing, including the costs organizations incur to prevent damage, and the financial consequences when attackers succeed. According to respondents, these attacks cause costly application downtime, loss of customers, and involvement of IT security that can result in a cost of millions of dollars. The survey highlights the challenges in identifying who is accessing their websites using stolen credentials, as well as the difficulty in preventing and remediating these attacks.
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poneman, credential stuffing, it security, damage mitigation, research report
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
"Ponemon Institute surveyed 538 individuals in IT security who are familiar with credential stuffing and are responsible for the security of their companies’ Internet properties. According to respondents, the challenges in identifying who is accessing their websites using stolen credentials complicates the ability to prevent and remediate these attacks. The survey identified key stats about credential stuffing, including the costs organizations incur to prevent damage, and the financial consequences when attackers succeed. These costs are broken out into downtime, lost customers, remediation and fraud-related expenses. The survey also highlights the need for focused accountability and appropriate budget to protect businesses."
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
"Ponemon Institute surveyed 538 individuals in IT security who are familiar with credential stuffing and are responsible for the security of their companies’ Internet properties. According to respondents, the challenges in identifying who is accessing their websites using stolen credentials complicates the ability to prevent and remediate these attacks. The survey identified key stats about credential stuffing, including the costs organizations incur to prevent damage, and the financial consequences when attackers succeed. These costs are broken out into downtime, lost customers, remediation and fraud-related expenses. The survey also highlights the need for focused accountability and appropriate budget to protect businesses."
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
"Ponemon Institute surveyed 538 individuals in IT security who are familiar with credential stuffing and are responsible for the security of their companies’ Internet properties. According to respondents, the challenges in identifying who is accessing their websites using stolen credentials complicates the ability to prevent and remediate these attacks. The survey identified key stats about credential stuffing, including the costs organizations incur to prevent damage, and the financial consequences when attackers succeed. These costs are broken out into downtime, lost customers, remediation and fraud-related expenses. The survey also highlights the need for focused accountability and appropriate budget to protect businesses."
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
"Ponemon Institute surveyed 538 individuals in IT security who are familiar with credential stuffing and are responsible for the security of their companies’ Internet properties. According to respondents, the challenges in identifying who is accessing their websites using stolen credentials complicates the ability to prevent and remediate these attacks. The survey identified key stats about credential stuffing, including the costs organizations incur to prevent damage, and the financial consequences when attackers succeed. These costs are broken out into downtime, lost customers, remediation and fraud-related expenses. The survey also highlights the need for focused accountability and appropriate budget to protect businesses."
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
"Ponemon Institute surveyed 538 individuals in IT security who are familiar with credential stuffing and are responsible for the security of their companies’ Internet properties. According to respondents, the challenges in identifying who is accessing their websites using stolen credentials complicates the ability to prevent and remediate these attacks. The survey identified key stats about credential stuffing, including the costs organizations incur to prevent damage, and the financial consequences when attackers succeed. These costs are broken out into downtime, lost customers, remediation and fraud-related expenses. The survey also highlights the need for focused accountability and appropriate budget to protect businesses."
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Published By: Alibaba Cloud SEA     Published Date: Mar 11, 2019
Customers have grown accustomed to high speeds and reliable connectivity. One second of network delay when accessing website, mobile app, or application service can increase your bounce rate and even decrease your customer’s trust in your brand. The typical business pain points per the above scenario are always like: Latency – While, latency problems caused by geographic distance are impossible to solve on the public Internet; Availability – Packet loss and complaints from customers can prevent you from increasing your user base; Cost - The growth of your user base and your business needs both outpace your IT budget. Security - Connections over the public Internet are vulnerable to DDoS attacks and other threats. This whitepaper describes: • Challenges that Magic Video faced before implementing Alibaba Cloud’s solutions • How Alibaba Cloud’s solutions help Magic Video build a global hybrid enterprise network, accelerate content delivery of the application, and maximize bandwidth?
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data center, cloud computing, networking, security, china, global expansion
    
Alibaba Cloud SEA
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 06, 2019
Media organizations, gaming companies, and the entertainment industry are among the biggest targets of credential stuffing attacks. The people behind these attacks realize the value of an account, whether it’s to a streaming site, a game, or someone’s social media account. And, they’re willing to do whatever it takes to steal them. This report provides an overview of the recent credential stuffing attacks against these sectors and the risks these attacks pose. We’ll also explore some of the ways adversaries conduct these attacks.
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Intel     Published Date: Apr 11, 2019
The Internet of Things (IoT) unleashes valuable business insights through data that’s gathered at every level of a retail organization. With IoT and data analytics, retailers now have the capability to gather insight into customer behavior, offer more personalized experiences, achieve better inventory accuracy, create greater supply chain efficiencies, and so much more. But with data comes great risk. A recent report by security firm Thales and 451 Research found that 43 percent of retailers have experienced a data breach in the past year, with a third reporting more than one breach.1 Intel® technology-based gateways and Asavie, a provider of next-gen enterprise mobility management and IoT connectivity solutions, offer a security connectivity solution that minimizes the effort and cost to businesses to ensure safety from cybersecurity attacks. In addition, the Intel/Asavie IoT solution provides retailers with a solid basis to build their smart, connected projects:
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Published By: Dyn     Published Date: Nov 03, 2016
We all know that hybrid cloud adoption is exploding, with 80% of enterprises having at least some infrastructure in the cloud. This growth includes increased use of the internet to deliver applications, sites and services to employees, partners and customers. These companies need an internet performance management (IPM) strategy to ensure those services reach users effectively, starting with DNS. Join Trip Kucera and Dyn VP, Gary Sloper, as they discuss the impact of cloud and internet infrastructure across the cloud adoption lifecycle. Key focus points include: • Optimizing round trip times and latency, from time to first byte, to internet routing • Understanding and comparing cloud service providers • Protecting your service from route hijacks, DDoS attacks and mitigating vulnerabilities. Watch this short Video Webinar and learn how focusing on the DNS layer can help you plan, migrate and optimize your way to cloud success!
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dyn, dns, hybrid, hybrid cloud, ipm
    
Dyn
Published By: Dyn     Published Date: Nov 03, 2016
The more you invest in an internet hybrid infrastructure, the more exposed you can be to internet events. At the internet infrastructure layer, this can mean unavailable destinations, poor performing paths and security events such as DDoS attacks. The fact is that there are thousands of internet events that happen every day and when it comes to DDoS attacks 97% of them happen at the infrastructure layer. You shouldn't rely on a single DNS service to protect you from all of these potential problems. Just like everything else in your IT architecture you should always have a backup plan. How you implement a redundant DNS architecture is not a given. Watch this informative webinar and learn about different ways you can get the benefits of a hardened internet infrastructure layer that fits your existing and planned online architecture. Get insights and examples from our DNS experts on different key approaches.
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dyn, dns, hybrid infrastructure
    
Dyn
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
The Summer 2018 security report is about change: what’s new and unusual in DDoS attacks, where are the surprising data patterns, and how should enterprises and security professionals prepare for the unexpected. Looking back at November 2017 to April 2018, as well as year-over-year changes, Akamai analysts identified data trends that spotlight the new and unfamiliar. The Summer 2018 State of the Internet / Security: Web Attacks report covers atypical attack methods, credential abuse attacks and law enforcement prosecution of DDoS-for-hire platforms. Guest writer Rik Ferguson also explores future threat scenarios. Finally, the Integrate SID for your records (and in case you need it) for this program is: 0E9175. Anything else you need to hit the ground running with this program?
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internet, web, attacks, technology, ddos
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Jun 15, 2017
Join Howard M. Cohen, Senior Resultant, Tech Channel Partners Results and Orlando Scott-Cowley, Cybersecurity Strategist, Mimecast for this webcast and hear from industry experts regarding the latest email phishing and whaling schemes penetrating the market and the steps needed to protect your employees and organization.
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mimecast, phishing, whaling, internet security, email security, cyber attacks
    
Mimecast
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Mar 10, 2016
When your Internet-facing network comes under DDoS attack, does your entire organization panic – or does everyone know exactly what to do? Read this whitepaper to learn how to protect network assets, websites, and web applications against DDoS attacks and best practices for adding DDoS mitigation to a corporate incident response plan.
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ddos mitigation, best practices, akamai technology, cyberdefense, cyber security
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Juniper Networks     Published Date: Sep 26, 2019
"This Ovum white paper is sponsored by Juniper Networks. It reveals that organisations need to update and upgrade their cybersecurity postures to defend themselves against today's threats. More than 80% of organisations in Asia are not protected against today's threats. Many of them depend on security investments made years ago, which cannot defend against new and emerging threats. The arrival of new technologies including cloud computing, the Internet of Things, mobility, bring your own device (BYOD), and social media have massively increased attack surfaces and expanded the threat landscape. Over the past two years, there has been a global infestation of ransomware attacks, which have wrought destruction across a growing number of businesses. Crypto-jacking, attacks on critical infrastructure, and data exfiltration are now commonly affecting businesses and consumers alike. The financial impact of these attacks is increasing rapidly and has already cost some organisations hundreds o
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Published By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: Oct 12, 2018
Attacks have many phases. Before launching, the attacker needs to stage internet infrastructure to support each phase. Two early phases are to redirect or link to a malicious web domain or send a malicious email attachment. For the former, most attacks leverage exploit kits (e.g. Angler) as the first stage before dropping the final payload. Cisco Umbrella effectively blocks initial exploit and phishing domains. Unlike appliances, our cloud security platform protects devices both on and off the corporate network. Unlike agents, the DNS layer protection extends to every device connected to the network — even IoT. Umbrella truly is the easiest and fastest layer of security to deploy everywhere. Download today to find out more.
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Cisco Umbrella EMEA
Published By: Blue Coat Systems     Published Date: Jun 30, 2011
This security report provides an overview of the changing ways in which people are using the Internet and the new methods cybercrime is using to target their attacks.
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blue coat, wan optimization, secure web gateway, application performance monitoring
    
Blue Coat Systems
Published By: Sophos     Published Date: Mar 30, 2017
With an estimated 500,000 'Internet of Things' devices using default security credentials it's little wonder that the recent Mirai botnet's DDoS attack was able to cause such widespread disruption. But it isn't just the average home-user that's at risk. Organizations like yours are being targeted with bespoke malware in order to compromise your network and add your servers and devices to malicious botnets. This paper explains why these attacks are so successful, how a typical infection takes place and what security systems your organization should have in place to defend against botnet proliferation.
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web protection, email protection, web application firewall, intrusion protection, sandboxing, threat protection
    
Sophos
Published By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: May 24, 2019
"Nothing kills attacks earlier than DNS-layer security. Protection both before and during the attack Attacks have many phases. Before launching, the attacker needs to stage internet infrastructure to support each phase. Two early phases are to redirect or link to a malicious web domain or send a malicious email attachment. For the former, most attacks leverage exploit kits (e.g. Angler) as the first stage before dropping the final payload. Cisco Umbrella effectively blocks initial exploit and phishing domains.
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Cisco Umbrella EMEA
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 07, 2018
2017 was a momentous year in security, even though the DDoS landscape appeared to plateau. Maybe it was because Mirai hit so hard at the end of 2016 and the owners of other botnets were retooling to catch up. Maybe it was because news of large data breaches captured so many headlines, drawing the attention of both criminals and the public. Or maybe it is simply due to the cyclical nature of attack popularity that we have seen in the past. No matter the cause, our prediction is that the trend won’t continue in 2018, and it is not time to be complacent. The Mirai botnet is far from played out, as botnet creators are continuing to modify the source code for their individual needs and, with more connected platforms devices than ever, the Internet will continue to offer fertile ground for largescale attacks.
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internet, security, cryptocurrency, data, breaches, botnet
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: MessageLabs     Published Date: Sep 25, 2008
The Internet has proven to be a vital communications medium for worldwide commerce, but as an open and unprotected global network it can also present a wide range of threats that can cripple any business organization. Several years ago, most Internet threats were relatively benign examples of a young adolescent’s technical expertise but over time they have evolved into increasingly sophisticated domestic and foreign attacks that are designed to capture financial, personal, or strategic business information. Threats now come in the form of deliberately malicious acts, and exploitative opportunities for hackers and/or organized crime. The impact is serious, and the landscape of victims is getting broader every day. In response, no organization can afford to have its networks remain unprotected.
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messagelabs, online threats, security, small & medium businesses, email spam, viruses, trojan horses, worms, phishing attacks, spyware, adware, honeypots, sandboxing, the wildlist
    
MessageLabs
Published By: Shape Security     Published Date: Sep 12, 2019
Online credentials have been stolen and compromised for almost as long as the Internet has existed. But in the past decade, the frequency of credential theft has increased and the tools and techniques used by cybercriminals have evolved. Theft of user credentials has ramped up significantly for a number of reasons including: Users are reusing the same usernames and passwords across multiple sites Automated tools can take stolen credentials and test them on other sites at a massive scale Many customers have high value assets that are extremely lucrative targets for cyberattacks In this white paper, explore one of the most common threats to retailers – credential stuffing – and learn how Shape works with major retailers to shut these attacks down.
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Shape Security
Published By: Forcepoint     Published Date: May 14, 2019
Downtime Is Not an Option: High Availability Next Generation Firewall Access to applications, data, and resources on the Internet is mission-critical for every organization. Downtime is unacceptable. Security for that network must also be highly available and not cause performance degradation of the network. The increased workload of security devices as they analyze traffic and defend users from malicious attacks strains computing resources. The next generation of security solutions must build in high availability that can scale as the business changes. Download this whitepaper to find out how high availability is at the core of the Forcepoint NGFW (Next Generation Firewall).
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