Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters' attacks on U.S. banks are back, and strikes waged July 31, without a doubt, prove it, says Akamai's Mike Smith. So why are security experts so puzzled by recent DDoS events?
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are perfect weapons for cybercriminals and political adversaries, says Prolexic's Scott Hammack, who explains why any organization with an online presence should brace itself for attacks.
Homeland Security's inspector general office sees significant improvements in cyberthreat information sharing between the government and the private sector. But the IG says more must be done. Here's why.
Security leaders know their old perimeter-based security models are insufficient. But what new model is best? And how can it reduce reliance on passwords for authentication? Julian Lovelock of HID Global offers insight.
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are not new, but they are being taken more seriously as a threat to network security and data protection, especially by financial-services, says Ashley Stephenson of Corero Network Security.