Smart & Secure Blog

How to protect against the weakest link in cybersecurity – THE USERS

Cyberattacks continue to grow year over year. An astounding 5,126,930,507 breached records in 2021 represent an 11% increase in security incidents compared to 2020, based on IT governance analysis. Security professionals are in a constant battle to improve organizational security posture and prevent risks across all potential attack surfaces. Web threats are, by far, the…

Why DDoS is still a major attack vector and how to protect against it

The first massive, documented DoS-style attack occurred during the week of February 7, 2000, when “mafiaboy,” a 15-year-old Canadian hacker, orchestrated a series of DoS attacks against several e-commerce sites, including Amazon and eBay. These attacks used computers at multiple locations to overwhelm the vendors’ computers and shut down their sites to legitimate commercial traffic….

The power of real-time capabilities for communication service providers

A colleague of mine recently alerted me to a white paper she read about the competitive advantage of real-time. The concept of “real-time” remains a hot topic, and I can appreciate the value of this material, especially since it was featured on Vanilla Plus, a leading telecom content platform that I find quite insightful. Although…

Hybrid work model is here to stay: how to maintain employee collaboration and productivity?

According to the latest research, the hybrid work model is here to stay. Our working habits are one of many domains that went through a disruptive process during the pandemic. Social distancing forced organizations worldwide to ask their employees to work from home (WFH) or even “anywhere” (WFA) away from the office.  The borders between…

The FCC is concerned about 5G security – shouldn’t you be?

In today’s 5G world, DDoS attacks have the power to disrupt network services and disturb the mobile subscriber experience to such an extent that customers may lose faith in their mobile carrier and leave, contributing to increased rates of subscriber churn and penalties due to SLA breaches. For quite some time, my colleagues and I…

Nurturing a healthy digital transformation process

Digital Transformation is already a familiar term. In its essence, it deals with the integration of digital technology in all business areas to bring better value to customers. Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic was a significant catalyst for the digital transformation process among enterprises in various industry verticals. Work-from-home (WFH) and work-from-anywhere (WFA)…

How greenfield 5G network operators like DISH are ushering in a new era of cybersecurity

In the world of telecom, a greenfield service provider is one where the deployment and configuration of its network are entirely new – where none existed before. In the USA, DISH is getting a lot of attention for its greenfield deployment of the nation’s first cloud-native, Open RAN-based 5G network. As Fierce Wireless recently pointed…

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,…

How the Digital Experience could be impacting your business reputation

Business IT managers, providing online services to end customers, are undoubtedly all too familiar with customer complaints that certain services are not always accessible, or that it takes too much time to get a reply through the business web site, even though internet connections are functioning well! These types of issues fall under a broad…

1 2

CONTACT SALES

Discover the best solutions for your organization

You’re all set!

We look forward to meeting with you on Monday, June 28 @ 14:00 EST. The meeting details will be sent to your mail box in a few seconds.

For a deep dive into Allot’s SMB solutions, we’d like to offer you a free copy of our position paper
Security for SMBs: Threats and Opportunities on the Rise.

Get your e-book »