October 26, 2016

ISPs Must Take the Wheel when Driving The IoT in Their Networks

From connected vehicles and vending machines to smart meters and wearables. The Internet of (connected) things (IoT) is promising to change our daily life as we know it, making it easier, better and more efficient. The recent massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, however, disrupted some of the most popular Internet services like Twitter and AirBnB. Carried out using an army of IoT botnets, the attack raised alarm bells with service providers. It proved that besides the smart and cool experiences IoT devices can deliver, there is a big security risk that cannot be overlooked.
March 30, 2016

DDoS Mitigation – Protecting Network Walls from Falling to Enemy Cyber Attacks

Many organizations, including financial institutions, gaming companies, telecom networks and other enterprises, experience DDoS attacks even though they are equipped with a Firewall and IPS. Ironically, during a DDoS attack these security functions are likely to become the weakest link of the entire network security.
March 23, 2016

About Cyber-attacks, Hacktivists, and Security Solutions

In the 21st century, cybercrime is rampant with hackers stealing and using data from individuals, companies and governments for their personal, financial or political gain. In particular, government agencies and large corporations are prime targets for organized hacker groups (“hacktivists”) such as Anonymous.
December 30, 2015

Two Top Trends for Service Providers to Watch (and Embrace) in 2016

The coming year will be an exciting one for Service Providers on many levels. In our previous blog posts, we already covered some trends that will […]
November 4, 2015

The Responsible Internet – Time for Action!

“There are two equalizers in life: the Internet and education”. I remember this famous John Chambers quote from the 1990s. Since then the Internet has provided a platform for businesses to address global markets. In fact, it has become the number one source of knowledge that is accessible to all.
October 13, 2015

The Fine Art of Protecting Subscribers Including Our Kids – Network-based Solutions Anyone?

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. Well, I would like to add a third one: online threats.
September 24, 2015

“There is gold in them thar networks”…and I agree!

I agree with Jim Martin, and it’s even more relevant today than it was back then. Beyond providing us with worldwide 24/7 connectivity that we have […]
July 28, 2015

Notes from RSA APAC and Japan – what an event it was

RSA APAC & Japan was an amazing event where minds met. The venue of the conference was Singapore which is one of the safest places to […]
June 3, 2015

Allot CloudTrends Report Q2/2015: Malware can get into your network through backdoors!

With the growth of enterprise mobility and cloud migration, enterprises and SMBs are facing complex security issues. Despite being quite effective in warding off known threats, […]
October 2, 2014

Is it time for telecoms to brag about their unique strengths in cloud services?

The theft of the term “cloud” from the telecom industry is the Great Train Robbery of the 21st century. When I began following telecoms as an […]
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