The H Factor – Why you should be building “human firewalls”

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans It is often the illusive “H Factor” – the human element – that ends up being the weakest link that makes cyber-attacks and data breaches possible. It is often the illusive “H Factor” – the human element – that ends The…

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US firms over-reliant on firewalls to defend against DDoS attacks

More than half of US businesses still rely on conventional firewalls or intrusion prevention systems to shield them from the scourge of DDoS attacks, a survey by services firm Neustar has found. View full post on Techworld.com security View full post on National Cyber Security » Computer Hacking

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Firewalls fail to stem tide of DDoS attacks, survey finds

Companies still rely heavily on firewalls to defend themselves against denial-of-service attacks despite the fact that this class of device is often not up to the task, a new survey by F5 Networks has found. The survey of 1,000 medium and large organisations in 10 countries found that up to…

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