Anatomy of an attack – DNS amplification

December 14, 2015 | NSFOCUS

Track:  Technical Author: Vann Abernethy, Field CTO, NSFOCUS DNS amplification attacks ramp up the power of a botnet when targeting a victim.  The basic technique of a DNS amplification attack is to spoof the IP of the intended target and send a request for a large DNS zone file to any number of open recursive DNS […]

The financial impact of DDoS attacks: The devil is in the details

December 7, 2015 | NSFOCUS

Track:  Business Author: Dave Martin, Director of Product Marketing, NSFOCUS Even if you have not yet been the victim of a DDoS attack it is helpful to examine the financial impact of a potential attack on your organization for the purposes of doing risk assessment or for calculating the payback period of a DDoS protection solution.

Modern DDoS attacks: When Moore’s law meets Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

December 4, 2015 | NSFOCUS

Track:  General Security Author: Dave Martin, Director of Product Marketing, NSFOCUS What would happen if you combined Moore’s law with Darwin’s Theory of Evolution and applied them to DDoS attacks?  Unfortunately, modern DDoS attacks seem to embody this idea perfectly as both the frequency and complexity of these attacks have become truly staggering in just a […]

IANS Boston Information Security Forum

November 2, 2015 | Adeline Zhang

IANS Boston Information Security Forum November 2-3, 2016

e-Crime & Information Security Qatar 2016

November 1, 2015 | NSFOCUS

e-Crime & Information Security Qatar 2016 November, 2016 Qatar

e-Crime & Information Security Mid-Year

October 20, 2015 | NSFOCUS

e-Crime & Information Security Mid-Year October 20, 2016 London, UK

IANS Atlanta Information Security Forum

October 18, 2015 | Adeline Zhang

IANS Atlanta Information Security Forum October 18-19, 2016 Hyatt Regency

GITEX 2016

October 16, 2015 | Adeline Zhang

GITEX 2016 October 16-20, 2016 Dubai World Trade Centre

GovWare 2016

October 5, 2015 | NSFOCUS

GovWare 2016 October 10-12, 2016 Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

Brains vs. Brawn – Cracking the Seventh Layer

October 1, 2015 | NSFOCUS

Author: Rishi Agarwal, Chief Evangelist, NSFOCUS When the news reports on DDoS attacks, it is generally referring to large-scale network attacks that are focused on Layer 3 and 4 of the network stack. However, from a mitigation point of view, network layer attacks are not sophisticated. The ability to mitigate this type of attack always […]