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Cyber Threat Intelligence Report for the first half of 2019

NETSCOUT has published its Threat Intelligence Report for the first half of 2019. The report underscores how dramatically the cyber criminal business model has matured into an efficient, global operation and the increasing geographical diversity and proliferation of nation-state advance persistent threats (APT) groups.

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DDoS attack bandwidths double year-on-year

Link11 has published its DDoS statistics for Q2 2019. The data shows that the quarter saw a 97 percent year-on-year increase in average attack bandwidth, up from 3.3Gbps in Q2 2018 to 6.6Gbps in Q2 2019. These attacks are easily capable of overloading many companies’ broadband connections.  

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Traditional DR vs DRaaS: six questions to ask

When reviewing the differences between traditional disaster recovery and business continuity methods, compared to the more recent DRaaS (disaster recovery as a service) approach, Steve Blow suggests there are six main things to consider before making a decision on what’s best for your company.

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