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2014-09-09 08:39:48

Arbor's DDoS mitigation products benefit service providers and enterprises alike MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the market for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Arbor Networks with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Market Leadership. The company has consistently proven its ability to adapt to evolving DDoS attack techniques and outperforms traditional network security models. Its...

2014-09-03 08:38:34

Linux systems infiltrated and controlled in a DDoS botnet CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Research Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory. The advisory alerts enterprises to a high-risk threat of IptabLes and IptabLex infections on...

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2014-08-25 05:28:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sony’s PlayStation Network was back online Monday following a weekend cyberattack that affected its servers, as well as those of fellow video game companies Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games and Grinding Gear Games. According to Brett Molina of USA Today, Sony Online Entertainment chief John Smedley originally confirmed the outage on Sunday, stating that both the PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network online...

2014-08-21 08:33:29

Micron21 Detects and Mitigates DDoS Attack Using NSFOCUS Anti-DDoS System SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the ongoing Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks plaguing enterprises and data centers worldwide, NSFOCUS announced that its Anti-DDoS System (ADS) was instrumental in assisting Australian Data Center Micron21 in detecting and mitigating a sophisticated DDoS threat, named by Micron21 as a Combination Distributed Reflective Denial of Service...

2014-08-21 08:32:58

Increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks has driven the need to mitigate risk, finds Frost & Sullivan MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are growing in scale and sophistication, becoming a top tool for hackers. As these attacks are difficult to stop without purpose-built platforms, DDoS mitigation solutions are rapidly gaining traction among businesses of all sizes. Government and industry regulations that mandate...

2014-08-14 16:30:15

DOSarrest Internet Security announced today that they have expanded their DDoS protection cloud into Asia, with a new DDoS mitigation node in Singapore. VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DOSarrest Internet Security announced today that they have expanded their DDoS protection cloud into Asia, with a new DDoS mitigation node in Singapore. The new node will work in conjunction with their existing nodes in New York, Los Angeles and London and will have the same...

2014-08-05 12:35:55

The number of DDoS attacks on WEB resources is growing daily, especially in politically unstable countries. VILNIUS, Lithuania, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDoS-Guard has introduced a series of secured solutions and servers which guarantee automatic real-time protection to our customers against any type of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. The number of ddos attacks on WEB resources is growing daily, especially in politically unstable countries. That poses a risk to the...

2014-08-05 08:41:23

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NSFOCUS, Inc., a global provider of distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation solutions and Web security, today announced it has been included in Gartner's first Web Application Firewall (WAF) Magic Quadrant Report. NSFOCUS is positioned for its "completeness of vision" and "ability to execute." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87828 NEWS FACT: -- Gartner...

2014-07-22 08:36:41

Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report. Prolexic Technologies, now part of Akamai, is a recognized leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services,...

2014-07-15 23:09:16

GigeNET a leader in innovative DDoS Protection Solutions and Cloud services is making headlines as they emerge as one of the "Top 20 Most Promising Networking Companies" by CIOReview. With more than 15 years of hosting expertise, GigeNET has separated themselves from the competition by offering epic support and a unparalleled network. Arlington Heights, IL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 GigeNET, an innovator in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) security and cloud services has recently...


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