Nominum Security Report

I had the pleasure to contribute to Nominum’s Security Report. Kindly click on the link to register and download – Matt Conran with Nominum

“Nominum Data Science just released a new Data Science and Security report that investigates the largest threats affecting organizations and individuals, including ransomware, DDoS, mobile device malware, IoT-based attacks and more. Below is an excerpt:

October 21, 2016, was a day many security professionals will remember. Internet users around the world couldn’t access their favorite sites like Twitter, Paypal, The New York Times, Box, Netflix, and Spotify, to name a few. The culprit: a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against a managed Domain Name System (DNS) provider not well-known outside technology circles. We were quickly reminded how critical the DNS is to the internet as well as its vulnerability. Many theorize that this attack was merely a Proof of Concept, with far bigger attacks to come”

 

 

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