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Myths and Realities About DDoS Attacks

Many IT professionals think they’re safe from DDoS attacks either with protections in their current firewall, switches and other network devices, or mistakenly think their ISP is able to provide 100% mitigation. The following are a few common misconceptions and truths about DDoS attacks. My ISP takes care of DDoS attacks for me. Many ISPs(…)

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Best Practices for Security Monitoring

…you can’t monitor what you can’t see. Most security professionals focus on policy, training, tools, and technologies to address network security. Security tools and technologies, however, are only as good as the network data they receive for analysis. A new technology can help – the Network Monitoring Switch. It provides exactly the right data to(…)

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