Threat intelligence report shows new IoT vulnerabilities, nation state actors and a rise in DDoS frequency

Natscout System, Inc, a provider of service assurance, security and business analytics, has released its latest Threat Landscape Report, offering globally scoped internet threat intelligence together with analysis from its security research arm.

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SafeRide Technologies and Ixia, collaborate for next generation connected vehicles

SafeRide Technologies, the automotive cybersecurity company to offer a multi-layer deterministic and heuristic anomaly detection and threat prevention solution, has collaborated with Ixia, a Keysight Business, to test SafeRide’s vSentry vehicle cybersecurity solution using the BreakingPoint applications and network security test platform.

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Why IoT security must be a [RAN, edge] core focus for network operators

In recent years the telecoms industry has scrutinised, debated, forecast and developed a huge variety of IoT use cases, as well as outlining the benefits they promise business, industry and society, and the opportunities for monetisation they present to a sector undergoing radical digitalisation.

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Building security into legacy infrastructure

The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating opportunities for businesses across every industry. However, the big question for the C-suite is how do they ensure their business is taking full advantage?

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Report shows almost two billion security threats blocked during four-month period across 7mn mobile subscribers

Allot Communications Ltd., a global provider of network intelligence and security solutions for service providers worldwide, has released findings from its Telco Security Trends Report. This reveals a dynamic and automated threat landscape in which consumers lack the security expertise to effectively protect themselves.

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Individual DDoS attacks can cost enterprises US$50,000, finds Corero Network Security

DDoS attacks can cost enterprises $50,000 (€40,419.43) per attack – but lost revenue is still only considered to be the fourth most damaging consequence of this type of cyber-attack, according to research published by Corero Network Security a provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions.

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Huawei and China Unicom collaborate to build network-wide Anti-DDoS system

China Unicom has partnered with Huawei to deploy Huawei’s AntiDDoS8000 products on backbone network nodes across China. This constitutes the largest anti-DDoS system on China Unicom’s network and provides comprehensive anti-DDoS protection capabilities for their customers.

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IoT botnets will force governments to regulate IoT device manufacturers

As IoT botnet attacks continue to grow in size and effectiveness in 2018, the damage they cause will force the IoT manufacturing industry to add stronger security to their products or eventually result in governments addressing IoT security with regulation, according to researchers at WatchGuard Technologies.

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Imperva expands global Incapsula network to increase performance and speed attack mitigation

Imperva, Inc. committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, announced a significant expansion of its network and investment in second-generation DDoS attack mitigation technology.

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Short, frequent, low-volume DDoS attacks continue to dominate

Service providers, hosting providers and digital enterprises are all impacted by DDoS attacks. But besides the headline-grabbing volumetric attacks, another more sinister DDoS method lies in the shadows.

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Scared about supply chain cybersecurity? 5 reasons you aren’t scared enough- Part 2

We saw the 1st reason of supply chain cybersecurity in the Part 1 yesterday. Now we see the remaining reasons today. In today’s world, “common criminals, organised crime rings, and nation-states leverage sophisticated techniques to launch attacks that are highly targeted and very difficult to detect,”

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The growing threat of Wi-Fi enabled IoT

There is a saying, ‘fast, cheap and good – pick two.’ This appears to apply to the IoT as manufacturers race to get new fast and cheap products to market, but at the expense of security.

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Juniper Research: Online payment fraud detection spend to reach $9.3 billion by 2022

A new study from Juniper Research has found that spending on online FDP (fraud detection and prevention) solutions is set to rise to $9.3 billion by 2022, an increase of 22% over this year’s anticipated spend.

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Now is the time for service providers to wake up to the DDoS threat

Service providers are faced with a great opportunity in the era of IoT, but with it comes great risk. It’s been a turbulent time for service providers in recent months, not least due to the rise in frequency and complexity of DDoS attacks which can completely knock out their networks.

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Delivering connectivity securely – why a new approach is required to secure IoT

Industrial device makers have in recent years continually looked to connect to the cloud in order to perform tasks such as predictive maintenance, streamlining processes and improving performance of systems.

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Telcos: when it comes to IoT security, prevention is always better than cure

Smart devices have arguably made consumers’ lives easier, and as they become more affordable, more of us are investing in the IoT. However, all too often, these smart devices are being manufactured with affordability in mind and security as an afterthought.

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