Stop DDoS at the 5G Network Edge
With the new Cisco Secure DDoS Edge Protection solution, communication service providers (CSPs) now have an efficient DDoS detection and mitigation solution that can thwart attacks right at the access layer.
2018 Complete VNI Forecast Update – What’s Trending?
This week, we released our annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast, which covers global, regional, and country-level projections and trends associated with fixed and mobile networks.
Elevate Your Security Profile
If you are a regional telco, cable company, data center, or mobility and wireless provider in the US, read on. Security is about protecting assets, employees, and reputations - read this blog on a few tips of what you can do!
The Cisco ASR 9000 – Timeless Versatility for Future Growth
Insight into ASR 9k evolution over time and main Use Cases.
Data Center Application Layer Attacks
There have been a number of articles written on data center outages and their business costs of lost productivity, infrastructure damage, loss of brand reputation and goodwill in the marketplace, and litigation costs. Data center outages can occur from a number of factors such as such as component quality issues, power supply disturbances, or human […]
Adversaries’ New Strategy: Cyber Attacks Designed for Destruction, Not Just Disruption?
As defenders, one of our key objectives is to help organizations and individual users understand the threat landscape so they can reduce their exposure to cyber threats. Our threat researchers and technology partners watch that ever-changing landscape very closely, as they have for many years now. That’s one reason we are confident when we say […]
Booters with Chinese Characteristics: The Rise of Chinese Online DDoS Platforms
This post was authored by Dave Liebenberg In the past few months, Talos has observed an uptick in the number of Chinese websites offering online DDoS services. Many of these websites have a nearly identical layout and design, offering a simple interface in which the user selects a target’s host, port, attack method, and duration […]
Network Security in the Age of Hyperconnectivity: Pervasive, Proactive, and Persistent Protection is Essential to Thwart …
DDoS attacks can represent up to 18% of a country’s total Internet traffic, according to Cisco VNI, and they are occurring and increasing at roughly the same rate as internet traffic.