Prolexic announced the results of a survey of global e-commerce companies who were asked about DDoS protection and the effectiveness of different types of DDoS mitigation services.
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have in the past been viewed mostly as a tool of online protest due to Anonymous' obvious predilection for this service disruption technique, but have long stopped being just that.
ThreatConnect announced the launch of a prototype that connects commercial security products with advanced threat intelligence through an open source standard known as the Structured Threat Information eXpression (STIX), created by The Mitre Corporation.
IBM announced a new cloud solution that combines software analytics and cloud security services to fend off web-based DDoS attacks for organizations doing business on the web and in the cloud.
DDoS perpetrators changed tactics in Q3 2013 to boost attack sizes and hide their identities, according to Prolexic.
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