Mitigation News, Articles and Updates

73% of organisations across the globe have suffered a DDoS attack

A new report from analytics firm Neustar has brought to light the amount of companies around the world who have suffered a DDoS attack, and how they are working to mitigate them.

Making cyber-security due diligence an M&A priority

Shawn Henry explores the potential security pitfalls involved when companies make an acquisition, along with the steps that must be taken to mitigate these risks

Is Hybrid AI the future of cyber-security?

The future of cyber-security looks part human and part machine, according to MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory but what does the broader industry think?

Series of DDoS attacks hit Linode over Christmas holiday

Since Christmas Day, Linode has been receiving multiple and large DDoS attacks.

Dark DDoS activity to increase in the UK in 2016

The use of 'Dark DDoS' attacks used as smokescreen to distract victims from hidden activity will grow in the UK in 2016.

Sensible Security and the Cloud

Tom Read points out key recommendations one should consider when reviewing their information security strategy

Why your IR team should be more like Scooby Doo

If you want to get incident response right you need to channel Chuck Norris and become a bit more like the Scooby Doo team, says SANS instructor Steve Armstrong.

Annual company cyber crime costs can be halved

The average British company employing more than 1,000 staff suffers around 70 'successful' cyber crime attacks every year and notches up an annual repair bill of almost £3 million.