Network protocols News
September 28, 2016
Domain name system watchdog ICANN has begun the process of updating the DNS root zone signing key to strengthen DNSSEC protection against man-in-the-middle attacks.
August 09, 2016
Black Hat: New research finds DDoS DNS amplification attacks are more likely to use SSDP than NTP and DDoS attacks may generally be smaller than reported.
December 22, 2015
Our most-read SDN news stories of the year reveal a collective obsession with SD-WAN, as well as a strong interest in the future of open SDN.
October 06, 2015
In this week's blogs, analysts discuss Cisco Mobility Express and examine whether enterprise networks can really handle an explosion of Internet of Things devices.
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Too much information? No such thing. Engineer James Ott says network monitoring tool PRTG allows him to anticipate device failures before they occur. Continue Reading
The types of DDoS attacks organizations face have grown and size of these attacks has increased. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to secure systems against common DDoS methods. Continue Reading
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