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2017 DDoS Attack Activity

DDoS Activity in 2017
(through September 30th)

  • 272 days
  • 6.1 million DDoS attacks
  • 22,426/day
  • 934/hour
  • 15 per minute

As we approach the one year anniversary of the Dyn attack, it may seem like all has been quiet in DDoS land by comparison. After all, we have not seen major, multi-continent internet outage impacting many of the most popular online services and applications this year. That’s the good news. The bad news is, it’s not for lack of trying.

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We’re All Going to Pay for Equifax

 

Much remains to be uncovered – or revealed publicly – about the breach of personal data at Equifax. One thing is certain: we will be hearing a lot more about Equifax in the coming months.

Unfortunately, the escalating threat environment and circumstances that led to the breach are not new. Just from what is apparent to date, it was the lack of appropriate coordination of technology, people and processes that resulted in the theft of 143 million personal records.

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The Rest Of What I’ve Learned

“There is no mention of me. Don’t you remember? I called you a loser and said if you didn’t go to college you wouldn’t amount to anything.” – courtesy of my brother, Gary. Seem harsh? Nah – that is just my brother Gary’s reaction after […]

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Being an Agent of Change

Last week, Arbor Network’s Women on Their Way group was fortunate enough to have Dr. Melissa Grill Peterson with us via webinar. Her goal in speaking to us as women in cybersecurity was to help us separate from genetically encoded stereotypes and find our own […]

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