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Cyber Week And Black Friday Performance Overview, The New DDoS Landscape And More In This Weeks News

Dror Arie, Senior Solutions Architect @ GlobalDots
27.11.2017
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Cyber week and Black Friday retail digital performance overview

Dynatrace, a full stack AI-powered performance management platform, published an article detailing the global traffic stats on websites all around the world during the cyber week and black friday. The article features some black friday horror stories induced by online shopping frenzies that’s seen globally, stats on mobile traffic (which is the most prevalent traffic today), conversion stats and much more data.

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Read more: Dynatrace Blog

The new DDoS landscape report by Cloudflare

Cloudflare published an article in which they dive deep into their newest traffic reports and explain what exactly is happening in the DDoS world today. The biggest conclusion they’ve come to is that attackers are moving from attempting attacks at the network layer to performing attacks targeted at application themselves. This governs that it is no longer enough to use large networks to mitigate attacks – today, large networks must be complemented with tooling against malicious application layer attacks for businesses to be 100% safe.

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Read more: Cloudflare Blog

re:Invent by Amazon conference started today

AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community. Keynote announcements, trainings and certifications opportunities await all participants from November 27th to December 1st in Last Vegas, NV. The conference is completely sold out and there will be 40,000 on-site attendees. If you didn’t get a chance to register, a live stream is available (already 50,000+ live-streaming viewers are already registered).

Read more: AWS re:Invent Official Page, Survival Guide to re:Invent by Dynatrace

Fastly continues its rapid growth

Bizety published an article featuring Fastly and their rapid growth which is going to continue into 2018. Fastly is a Content Delivery Network provider that has scaled rapidly into and edge cloud platform that serves more than 10% of all internet requests (up to 400 billion a day). Some of the platforms that are supported by Fastly are Spotify, The New York Times, The Guardian, AirBnB, Kickstarter, RubyGems, PyPi, OpenSSH, Github and many more.

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Read more: Bizety

Uber hid a 57 million user data breach for over a year

Uber is in the headlines. They’ve successfully paid $100,000 about a year ago to the two hackers who hacked 57 million user credentials about uber drivers and users. In this agreement between Uber and the hackers, they’ve agreed to not disclose the incident to the public and delete the information they’ve gathered.

Read more about this data breach: The Hacker News

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