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Project Shield unlikely to be viable DDoS protection option for those who place high importance on web presence

Google this week announced the launch of Project Shield which is designed to help third party websites, such as election, activist and non-profit websites, defend against large DDoS attacks by allowing them to serve their content through Google’s own infrastructure. In this article, IT Secu[...]

Social engineering and hacking are big threats to data security

Formal training procedures are essential to prevent staff from being tricked into revealing sensitive information about customers. VANCOUVER—The Internet is an increasingly necessary, yet hazardous place to do business. DOS Arrest iStock image A growing number of consumer and business[...]

Come see us at NetDiligence Cyber Risk and Privacy Liability Forum

Sean Power our Security Operations Manager will be speaking at NetDiligence Cyber Risk and Privacy Liability Forum on October 10th 2013. Here are the topics for discussion.Technology To Mitigate Risk: The Latest from Security ExpertsCyber security metrics, requirements, standardsCloud security issue[...]

Ninety percent of websites vulnerable to attack

According to DOSarrest Internet Security, findings by its Vulnerability Testing and Optimisation service (VTO) of deep website scans, ninety percent of websites are vulnerable to attack. Further findings include that 95 per cent of the flaws could cause information leakage due to outdated software [...]

5 Reasons Not To Use DDoS Hardware For Data Centres

Hardware can be fun. If you are anything like me, you probably grew up doing things like fiddling with RCs, dismantling your parents’ clock radio, and rebuilding a 390 V8 engine. And many of us have spent most of the past few years, or decades, doing a more sophisticated version of that – buildi[...]

Schools become DDoS attack targets

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber attacks on schools and educational facility websites are on the rise. With students often reliant on their school’s website for important information and updates, this can have a detrimental effect on a school’s reputation. Mark Teolis, DOSarrest GM, of[...]

IT Threat Landscape

ENISA (the European Network and Information Security Agency) has issued a ‘Threat Landscape mid-year report’.Cyber-criminals increasingly use advanced methods to implement attack vectors that are non-traceable and difficult to take down. An important role in this play: anonymization technologies[...]

ENISA report identifies new cyber risks

A new report has identified some of the key and emerging threats on the cyber risk landscape. The study, carried out by European Commission information security agency, ENISA, identifies an increase in threats to infrastructure through targeted attacks, mobile devices and social media identity theft[...]

DOSarrest Begins Offering Vulnerability Testing and Optimization

DOSarrest Internet Security announced today that it will begin offering a website Vulnerability Testing and Optimization (VTO) service. The services is a comprehensive test that will intelligently crawl a website and find any vulnerabilities in the site’s coding, as well as analyze the structure o[...]

HostingCon 2013

DOSarrest at HostingCon, come visit our booth #215 at the DDoS protection section (June 17th-19th)! [...]

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