With so much data being moved to the cloud, it's more crucial than ever for companies to deploy advanced firewalls, anomaly detection and other defense mechanisms to mitigate the risk of DDoS attacks.
The mobile revolution has made it simpler and faster for banking customers to conduct financial transactions, but it has also expanded the attack surface for fraudsters aiming to steal sensitive data.
The memcached vulnerability isn't new, but attackers exploited it in late February to launch what might be the largest DDoS attack on record.
Cybercriminals use DoS and DDoS attacks to distrupt services and take down networks and applications by sending overwhelming volumes of malicious traffic to target systems.
March’s Top Cybersecurity News Stories: Responding to Attacks, Women in Security and a New Community for Security Pros
In this month's cybersecurity news, major cities suffered crippling ransomware attacks, new research revealed a lack of incident response preparedness and IBM launched a community for security pros.
IBM sustained its position in the "Leaders" Quadrant in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing, which spanned 12 total vendors.
HTTP response headers aim to help protect web applications from cross-site scripting (XSS), man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks, clickjacking, cross-site request forgery and other threat vectors.