October 20, 2016

DDoS Attack Kills Krebs Security Site

September 23, 2016 SecurityProNews Staff

One of the largest Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks ever seen on the internet has caused Akamai to dump a site it hosted, KrebsOnSecurity.com. The DDoS attack was apparently in retaliation for journalist Brian Krebs‘ recent article about vDOS, which is allegedly a cyberattack service. According to BI following Krebs […]

Google Sees Its Cloud Platform as Most Secure

August 30, 2016 SecurityProNews Staff

Neal Mueller, Security and Networking lead for Google Cloud, recently was interviewed about security and other important aspects of using the Google Cloud Platform to host websites, online retailers and other data intensive applications. Should I move our online applications to the cloud and is it secure? We get that […]

Adblocking Goes Mobile

August 8, 2016 SecurityProNews Staff

Some quick facts from the PageFair 2016 Mobile Adblocking Report: At least 419 million people (22% of the world’s 1.9bn smartphone users) are blocking ads on the mobile web. Both mobile web and in-app ads can now be blocked. As of March 2016 an estimated 408 million people are actively […]

Splunk Enterprise Security Strategies Discussed At SplunkLive!

June 9, 2016 SecurityProNews Staff

The SplunkLive! event was in Boston yesterday to help users, consultants and others learn how … (per the event site) more than 11,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in over 100 countries use Splunk® software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service […]

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