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Lightboard Lessons: What is DDoS?

Over the last quarter, there were approximately 500 DDoS attacks daily around the world with some lasting as long as 300 hours. In this Lightboard Lesson I light up some #basics about DoS and DDoS attacks.   ps Related: DDoS attacks in Q2... Read more
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Lightboard Lessons: Attack Mitigation with F5 Silverline

In this Lightboard Lesson, I describe how F5 Silverline Cloud-based Platform can help mitigate DDoS and other application attacks both on-prem and in the cloud with the Hybrid Signaling iApp. Learn how both on-premises and the cloud can work... Read more
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F5 BIG-IP MQTT protocol support and use cases in an IoT environment

F5 BIG-IP iRules allow deep understanding and decision making within the MQTT protocol. Check out some use cases and more. Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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Lightboard Lessons: Mirai Botnet and GRE Floods

The Mirai Botnet grabbed headlines at the end of last year when it used thousands of IoT devices to launch DDoS attacks on several targets. These attacks were larger than anything the Internet has ever seen. While it's certainly newsworthy to discuss the Mirai Botnet in general, we wanted to dig a little deeper into one of the actual DDoS attack vectors used by this botnet... Read more
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Security Trends in 2016: Securing the Internet of Things

Whenever you connect anything to the internet, there is risk involved. Just ask the millions of IoT zombies infected with Mirai. Sure, there have been various stories over the years about hacking thermostats, refrigerators, cameras, pacemakers,... Read more
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Security Trends in 2016: Pervasive Insecurity

The term pervasive insecurity can be applied to arrays of complex systems including poverty, political landscapes, or civil violence. It's aptly suited for defining any widespread and unwelcome instability of standardized governance(1).... Read more
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What is DNS?

What is the Domain Name System (DNS)? Imagine how difficult it would be to use the Internet if you had to remember dozens of number combinations to do anything. The Domain Name System (DNS) was created in 1983 to enable humans to easily identif... Read more
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Risk Remediation And The Power Of iRules

Adding to the built-in security features of the BIG-IP platform, you can take advantage of an easy-to-use scripting language to customize security for your specific environment. Based on TCL and JavaScript (iRules LX), iRules enables you to select how you route, redirect, reject, intercept, inspect, transform, and basically control all inbound or outbound application traffic Read more
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DDoS Mitigation With BIG-IP AFM

In a list of attack vectors that you would NOT want to see aimed at your network, a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack would most certainly make anyone’s top ten.  DDoS has been a hot topic for quite some time now, and rightfully so... Read more
Average Rating: 4.5
3 Reviews

DDoS 2.0 - es geht noch schlimmer

Wir alle kennen mittlerweile DDoS-Attacken, hierbei wird zum Beispiel die Netzwerkinfrastruktur und/oder die Anwendungsserver massivst attackiert und mit so vielen Anfragen überflutet, dass die Webseiten außer Gefecht gesetzt werden und... Read more
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Sicherheits-Investitionen vs. Angriffe – eine Waage im Ungleichgewicht

Wussten Sie, dass 70% der IT-Sicherheits-Budgets in die Sekurität des Netzwerks fließen? Wussten Sie auch, dass 80% der Angriffe aber oberhalb der Netzwerkebene stattfinden? Dazu kommt, dass etwa 80% der CIOs sagen ihr Netzwerk sei... Read more
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The Roadblock for Malicious Traffic

As I’m sure you are aware, the business computing environment is evolving. From all of us and the multitude of devices we now carry and interact with, along with the various ways we access information…to all of the applications and the... Read more
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Silverline DDoS Architecture

I wrote on Wednesday about the why and what of F5 Silverline. Today we're going to dive a little deeper into the how of the DDoS service offering. Before we get into the scrubbing architecture itself, let’s take a look at the delivery options... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
4 Reviews

A New Twist on DNS NXDOMAIN DDoS

DDoS attacks are increasing in scale and complexity, threatening to overwhelm the internal resources of businesses around the world. The F5® Silverline® Security Operations Center (SOC) recently saw a new distributed... Read more
1 Review

Strengthen Your Cloud-Based DDoS Protection

Companies build out public-facing web presences for a variety of reasons, but most often their goal is to boost brand awareness or provide a transaction point for the exchange of services, information, money, etc. These websites are, by nature, publicly accessible, which means that organizations must build defenses to protect them from various threats. One of the most dangerous threats in today’s security ecosystem is that of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks... Read more
Average Rating: 4.9
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How the cloud can improve your security solutions?

The advantage of being in this industry for a while is that you get to see first hand how things change. Mostly for the better, and usually quite quickly, too. Some of these changes have a knock-on effect on other parts of the industry. One... Read more
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Extorsion par attaque DDoS : une nouvelle menace à ne pas négliger

Les attaques par déni de service distribué (DDoS) et les logiciels d’extorsion numérique (ransomware) sont deux méthodes de cyber-attaques bien rôdées... Read more
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IT安全性不能以一種方案「一體適用」

This is adapated from the original post by Matt Miller. 今天的安全局勢具有高度複雜化的傾向,原因大致上可以歸咎於日益複雜化的網路攻擊本質,特別是從管理者的觀點來看。例如,分散式拒絕服務攻擊(DDoS)現在已達到400Gbps速度,目標包括網路和應用層。很顯然的,攻擊者持續進化,開發其他方法來繞過包括防火牆等傳統安全防護。 對於面對應用層DDoS攻擊威脅的企業而言,必須克服的挑戰在於如何區分人類流量與魁儡(bot)流量。 ... Read more
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RSA2015 – That’s a Wrap!

I wrap it up from RSA2015. As always, thanks to you for watching and thanks to all our guests this week: RSA’s Josh Waterloo with Risk Based Authentication, Greg Maudsley on Defending the New Perimeter, WhiteHat Security’s Jeremiah Grossman on the... Read more
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RSA2015 – Find F5

Sporting the crisp F5 ‘Defend the New Perimeter’ t-shirt, I show you how to find F5 booth 1515 at RSA 2015 in 17 paces or less. The theme this year is Change – Challenge today’s security thinking and with the mobile revolution, applications... Read more
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RSA 2015 - The Preview Video

I give a preview of RSA 2015, running April 20 – 23 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. F5 will showcase a number of solutions that help organizations defend against the threats to their data and protect the perimeter. Visit us in Booth 1515 to... Read more
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Intrinsic Security - The Key to Effective Hybrid DDoS Protection

Do you love security?  Are you simultaneously fascinated and petrified by the damage inflicted by a single DDoS attack?  Understandably, you want to learn more about DDoS defense solutions.  Well, you came to the right place! ... Read more
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UAE IT Decision-Makers Highlight Growing Scale and Impact of DDoS Attacks

​Ahead of tomorrow's IDC CIO summit in Dubai, F5 Networks has released new survey findings highlighting UAE IT decision-makers' views on DDoS attacks. Out of 102 respondents from companies with at least 500 employees, 55% said they... Read more
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UAE Cybersecurity Threat Landscape Growing in Intensity and Complexity

Leading UAE IT decision-makers agree that cybersecurity threats are growing in intensity and scale across the region.  According to a new survey commissioned by F5 Networks, 81% of surveyed IT decision-makers believed their organisation... Read more
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Madness DDoS Bot Analysis

Madness is a relatively new, constantly evolving, Denial of Service bot. We have been monitoring this bot’s functionalities for the last months, and it certainly represents a big progress in the DoS area of expertise.        ... Read more
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