Tag Archives: DDoS

Contrarisk Security Podcast #0033: DDoS and information security

» Listen or download on the podcasts page » For a long time, the trends in DDoS have been towards a higher frequency of attacks and larger aggregate attacks. But more recently, there has been a significant trend towards the use of DDoS as part of multi-vector attacks, as a masking agent or enabling vector, where the intent has not been… Read more »

Contrarisk Security Podcast #0026: Evolving DDoS

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been with us for a long time. But is the nature of the attacks evolving, and how is this presenting new threats? We’re all too familiar with DDoS being exploited for hacktivism, political purposes and for extortion. But, in this interview, Dave Larson, CTO of… Read more »

ContraRisk Security Podcast 0016: DDoS and trust on the Internet

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » People bank and shop online, but do they really trust the companies with which they are doing business? Research by Integralis suggests that they don’t. It found that around a quarter of people don’t trust any organisation to secure their personal information. Given that trust is an integral part of security… Read more »