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DDoS attacks and 5G: everything you need to know

Cybersecurity geeks may already know this historical tidbit… The first DDoS attack occurred back in 1999, when a computer at the University of Minnesota suddenly came under attack from a network of 114 other computers infected with a malicious script called Trin00. What they may not know, or remember, is that, earlier that same year,…

The Market is Calling for Simple 360° Cybersecurity for Consumers

Four years ago, I swore I would never work in cybersecurity again. After completing a PhD in mathematics and statistics, my passion for innovation led me out of the ivory tower and into cybersecurity. I spent 15 wonderful years developing enterprise security solutions at Cyota, RSA and Cisco. The data-driven solutions these groundbreaking companies were…

The top trends CSPs and enterprises will face in 2021 and beyond

Like most everyone else, our way of working has been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, one thing that can’t be stopped, even if it may have been slowed, is the rollout of 5G, which remains a high priority around the world. As we move into 2021, an increasing number of operators are moving…

Lesson from Lockdowns: Crucial to Scale-Up Cybersecurity Services

The COVID-19 pandemic and governmental movement restrictions have led to an increased dependency on online services for individuals and businesses alike. Cybercriminals quickly identified this trend as an opportunity for gaining profits. They responded by intensifying cyberattack volume and introducing sophisticated coronavirus-themed attack schemes to steal sensitive user information and business data. At Allot, we…

Ginp Banking Trojan Exploits Covid-19 Fears

Even the staunchest digital puritans have been spurned to click on a thing or two due to FOMO or ’fear of missing out’. Our natural, healthy fear of missing out on something important is what fueled and sustains the social media explosion. Tech entrepreneurs, publishers, and advertisers know exactly how to trigger our primal FOMO…

Los Consumidores Mexicanos Esperan con Entusiasmo la Protección de la Ciberseguridad Basada en la Red

El 2020 está siendo un año difícil.  Mientras México se enfrenta a la pandemia de COVID-19, los ciudadanos también hacen frente a peligrosos virus y ataques informáticos que se propagan rápidamente por Internet. El virus humano ha provocado un crecimiento sin precedentes del teletrabajo, el comercio electrónico y el aprendizaje online. Desafortunadamente, esto también ha…

Is Telco Cybersecurity the New Competitive Edge for Service Providers?

In my 20+ years working for and with telecommunication providers around the world, I’ve witnessed firsthand how the industry has evolved to offer continuously improved services to a wide audience of consumers. One of the most amazing things about this industry is that it provides essential connectivity service to every segment of society – from…

How important is cybersecurity to mobile subscribers?

(This is a guest post by Ian Parkes, director at Coleman Parkes Research, a full-service, UK-based, end-to-end B2B market research company covering international telecom and a wide range of other industries.) My colleagues and I recently concluded an extensive research survey we conducted in partnership with Allot and the results were, to say the least,…

SASE and QoE: What you need to know

Since Gartner introduced the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) concept last year, we see growing interest about it among our partners and customers across the globe. However, quite a few people are missing some of the fundamental concepts that are important to consider as organizations all over the world work to efficiently navigate their way…

Inline DDoS Mitigation: Is it possible to protect yourself from Tbps DDoS Attacks?

Terabit(s) per second DDoS attacks have not disappeared. Perhaps they were just taking a rest. AWS just reported a 2.3 Tbps attack earlier this year that tried to knock out cloud services over the course of 3 days during February. As reported on cbronline.com, “To put the scale of the attempt in context, it is…

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