3 Steps to Better DDoS Protection

July 15, 2019 Published in: Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

3 steps to better ddos protection

As threats of DDoS attacks continue to increase, enterprises of all sizes are looking for ways to amp up their protection and mitigation techniques. DDoS attacks have the ability to disrupt and shut down enterprise systems, so companies are really putting a lot of resources into stopping them. Organizations are countering DDoS attacks in a […]

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Open Banking: an Open Goal for Security?

June 21, 2019 Published in: Security Author: Yair Green

open banking

Open Banking ultimately refers to the underlying financial technology, born alongside a new regulation – the second ‘Payment Services Directive’ (PSD2) – which came into force on January 13th of last year. This new regulation will see the banks’ previous monopoly on their customer’s account information and payment services being challenged; 3rd party organisations are […]

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Best Ways to Keep Your Cloud Environment Secure

June 7, 2019 Published in: Cloud,Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

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As enterprises move their applications and data to the cloud, they’re faced with new challenges, and the most common one is how to keep the cloud environment secure. The cloud is not inherently insecure, as some people may suggest. Still, cloud environments offer some unique security challenges that need to be addressed properly. This is […]

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What Bad Bots Do (and How You Can Stop Them)

May 10, 2019 Published in: Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

what bad bots do

Bad bots scrape data from sites without permission in order to reuse it (e.g., pricing, inventory levels) and gain a competitive edge. The truly nefarious ones undertake criminal activities, such as fraud and outright theft. The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) provides a list of the different bad bot types in its Automated Threat […]

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Industry Report: Bad Bot Landscape 2019 – The Bot Arms Race Continues

May 2, 2019 Published in: Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

bad bot report 2019

GlobalDots’ Bad Bot Landscape 2019 report investigates the daily attacks that sneak past sensors and wreak havoc on websites. It’s based on 2018 data collected from GlobalDots’ global network and includes hundreds of billions of bad bot requests anonymized over thousands of domains. Our goal is to offer guidance about the nature and impact of automated […]

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Web Application Security Best Practices

March 28, 2019 Published in: Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

web application security

The area of Web Application security is a growing concern for enterprise organizations. Half of all attacks are directed at web applications and that rate is increasing. Factors such as the rise of cloud computing, use of open source technologies, the increase in data processing requirements, complexity of web applications and an increase in the […]

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API Protection Best Practices

February 11, 2019 Published in: Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

API protection best practices

API usage in application development has become a standard. APIs are a critical aspect of business delivery in the digital world – they connect mobile applications, the Internet of Things, and provide the structure that links internal business processes. Considering the pervasiveness and importance of APIs, it’s obvious that we should secure them– after all, […]

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How to Prevent Phishing Attacks

January 10, 2019 Published in: Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

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Phishing is a method employed by cyber-criminals to access email accounts and systems using deception rather than defeating security protections. In basic phishing attacks, cyber-criminals send an email that appears to be legal, tempting the victim to open an attachment or click on a link. This click could result in loading malware onto the victim’s […]

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Modern Web Security Basics

November 23, 2018 Published in: Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

web security basics

Today’s digital, hyper-connected world has enhanced our lives, both personally and professionally. The internet, mobile devices, cloud computing, social networks and a dozen of other things enable us to be connected to each other all the time. They also allow us to work remotely, and to conduct our entire business online (for example, e-commerce stores). […]

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How Bad Bots Hurt Your Website and What You Can Do To Protect It

November 9, 2018 Published in: Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

In the last few years, the term “bot” has become widey used. Everyone is talking about bots. We hear it used in politics, on social media, and when discussing website traffic. Bad bots are an all-too-common and growing problem. But what specific damage are they doing on your website? And how does it impact your […]

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