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DNS redirection security mechanism flawed say researchers

Cloud-based security providers commonly use DNS redirection to protect customers' websites: however, computer scientists from KU Leuven, Belgium, and digital research centre iMinds have found that the protected IP address can be retrieved in more than 70 percent of cases.

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Tips on business continuity for the cloud

What goes up must come down, as the old saying goes, and the cloud is no exception. Like traditional on-premise networks, even the biggest, best-resourced cloud providers can experience unplanned outages, service disruptions and downtime.

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The business impacts of DDoS attacks: survey results

What is the most damaging consequence of DDoS attacks to businesses?  Losing the trust and confidence of your customers, according to nearly half of IT security professionals participating in Corero Network Security’s second annual DDoS Impact Survey.

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