Earlier this month, the cyber security software and services company Imperva mitigated an attack against one of its clients that exceeded 500 million packets per second. This attack was a SYN flood DDoS and it is the largest DDoS attack by packet volume ever observed.
Topic: Network Security
Google announced that their public Domain Name System (DNS) service now comes with support for the DNS-over-TLS security protocol which wraps DNS queries and answers using the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol.
Nandi O. Leslie is a senior principal engineer at Raytheon, serving as a researcher in the Network Science Division at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. Her research interests are focused on cyber security and resilience quantification and assessments explaining what makes networked devices vulnerable to cyber-attacks—and on using machine learning and other
Dr. Cansever is a Program Manager in the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO), where he guides, evaluates and funds fundamental research on Communications and Hybrid Networks and on Multi-User Network Control. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is conducting research in the areas of
Dr. Bharat Doshi retired from the US Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC), where he was Senior Research Scientist (ST) for Cyber Security. In that role, he developed strategies and techniques for securing current and new generation networks and information systems against all forms of attacks in the cyber
A US government decision to stop using security software from Kaspersky Lab is "regrettable" said the Kremlin. The Russian statement came in response to the 90-day deadline given to US federal agencies to remove the software. The US Department of Homeland Security said it was concerned about ties between company officials and the Russian intelligence
The FBI has arrested a Chinese citizen for allegedly distributing malware used in the 2015 massive OPM breach that resulted in the theft of personal details of more than 25 Million U.S. federal employees, including 5.6 Million federal officials' fingerprints. Yu Pingan, identified by the agency as the pseudonym "GoldSun," was arrested at Los Angeles
Almost two weeks ago, we reported how unknown attackers managed to compromise the Chrome Web Store account of a developer team and hijacked Copyfish extension, and then modified it to distribute spam correspondence to users.
Locked Shields is run by NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD COE) and bills itself as the largest and most complex international technical network defence exercise and involves 900 participants from 25 nations. This year there were 18 national teams, plus one team from NATO itself playing the game.
The sixth annual Cyber Guard exercise, co-led by Cybercom, the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, wrapped up with the tone set by the Cybercom commander in his June 12 opening remarks. "I will accept failure in a training environment if it generates knowledge and insight that makes us better," said Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, who also serves as