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2014-07-09 00:21:39

In the news release, Nexusguard: The Internet as a Platform for Free Speech Should Not Be Tampered With, issued 08-Jul-2014 by Nexusguard over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "...condemn the practice of censoring..." rather than "...condone the practice of censoring..." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Nexusguard: The Internet as a Platform for Free Speech Should Not Be Tampered...

2014-07-08 08:38:23

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexusguard, the leader in premium DDoS mitigation, has released a statement to condone the practice of censoring and inhibiting free speech on the Internet. In light of recent attacks on a Hong Kong-based media outlet, Nexusguard reiterates its mission to "enable the Internet the way it's meant to be." The media outlet's websites were taken down by a DDoS attack that commanded 20 Gbps of malicious traffic at its peak, with more than...

2014-07-01 23:11:53

ZCorum sat down with Paul Ferguson to discuss denial-of-service attacks, and talk strategy on how best to prevent networks from being used in attacks. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, released a new installment in their Ask a Broadband Expert series entitled Mitigating DDoS Attacks with Ingress Filtering. The article features an interview with Internet security expert Paul Ferguson, who co-wrote BCP38, the...

2014-06-30 23:03:03

GigeNET releases new video today that clearly and concisely explains DDoS attacks and how to stop them. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 GigeNET, a pioneer and leader of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection and mitigation services as well as managed hosting announced the release of a new DDoS explainer video today. In just two minutes, this video explains what a DDoS attack is and how they can be stopped before they cost your business revenue and reputation. GigeNET is...

2014-06-30 08:35:32

One-in-five organizations have had their systems taken down for an entire working day IRVING, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disruptive cyber-attacks are becoming more effective at breaching security defenses, causing major disruption and sometimes bringing down organizations for whole working days, according to a new global study from BT. The research reveals that 41 percent of organizations globally were hit by Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks over the past year,...

2014-06-26 23:00:41

Major DDoS Protection company ClearDDoS today launches its new Protection Datacenter in San Jose. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on computers are becoming more widespread and today are running at the rate of 28 every hour. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Major DDoS Protection company ClearDDoS today launches its new Protection Datacenter in San Jose. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on computers are becoming more widespread and today are running at the rate of 28 every...

2014-06-26 08:31:42

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Global average connection speeds up 1.8%, while global average peak connection speeds drop 8.6% -- Europe continues to lead in IPV6 adoption with eight of the top 10 countries -- DDoS attacks decrease by 20% quarter-over-quarter, but rise 27% year-over-year -- 11% of global connections are "4K ready" Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering,...

2014-06-24 23:10:34

Teaming with Radware, Xand DDoS Protection Services Mitigate Risk and Prevent Downtime for Cloud and Colocation Hosted Applications Hawthorne, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Xand, the Northeast’s premier provider of cloud, managed services, colocation and disaster recovery announced today the launch of Xand Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection Services, a platform providing proactive and responsive DDoS mitigation solutions for cloud and hosted enterprise infrastructure, powered by...

2014-06-24 08:36:14

Research Reveals a Significant Decline in Vulnerable Servers NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Gartner Security Summit, Gaylord National, Booth #611) - NSFOCUS, Inc., a global provider of distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation solutions and services, revealed today a significant decrease in vulnerable Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers; however, there are still more than 17,000 NTP servers worldwide that run the risk of amplified DDoS attacks. The full report is...

2014-06-23 23:01:31

JavaPipe, an internet solutions company and a leading provider of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection, has expanded their offering, PipeGuard. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 PipeGuard is a remote solution to DDoS attacks that provides DDoS protection to all hosting infrastructures, and is powered by a combination of industry leading DDoS mitigation hardware, proprietary mitigation techniques and expert IT staff. “We’ve made DDoS Protection simple,” said John...


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