Tag

distributed denial of service

Security Trends for 2019: DDoS Attacks, Credential Stuffing and Application-Level Attacks

Awareness of cybersecurity threats is one of the best gifts small business owners and system operators can give to themselves. As the threat landscape continues to evolve, knowing what kind of attacks have been happening and thinking about what could happen in the future is a key to effective preparation and maintaining a proactive security […]

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Back in April, we gave you Ten Questions You Need to Answer to Survive a Data Disaster. Recall that, “Good business relies on good planning. Anticipating scenarios, detailing responses and understanding consequences is an essential part of your business survival kit.” This notion remains true, and I’d like to take a more in-depth exploration of […]

Top 5 Most Common Security Issues and How to Fix Them

Most businesses are aware that a spam filter and antivirus program are not all they need to protect themselves from the constantly evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats. Knowing just what a comprehensive security stance entails, however, is far less obvious. Comprehensive web security includes a full suite of tools to protect against malware infections, data […]

Prevention vs. Protection: How Should You Mitigate DDoS Attacks Against Your Server?

It’s one of the oldest cyberattack methods in existence – and one that’s been around for nearly as long as the Internet itself. I am referring, of course, to the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Although there are many different attack vectors a DDoS may exploit and many different methods through which it may […]

The Truth About DDoS Attacks

It starts with a bit of unusual traffic – a surge of access requests from seemingly-unrelated IPs. Slowly but surely, your servers are overwhelmed. Your network-facing infrastructure starts slowing down, until it eventually grinds to a halt altogether. With a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach, you realize what this means. You have […]

How to Protect Your eCommerce Site From Cyber Attacks

Small or medium sized eCommerce business are among the most targeted by cyber attacks. In fact, three out of every five cyber attacks are targeted at SMBs – and 38% of attacks in 2015 were eCommerce breaches. When you combine those two statistics, it paints a bleak future for eCommerce businesses – one full of […]