This blog is dedicated to analyses and research of cyber security topics and the protection from DDoS attacks provided by the Link11 Security Operation Center (LSOC). Covering multiple aspects of the DDoS threat , it provides in-depth, content rich information for IT professionals and private users.
Cybercrime is on the rise! Every year, more and more incidents are registered and with attacks becoming more complex and devastating, it is becoming even harder for organizations to keep up with cybercriminals. The damages caused by a cyber attack goes far beyond revenue loss.
Cybercrime on the rise: Average attack volumes grew by 194%, and hyper-scale volumes by 150% year-on-year, shows Link11’s Q4 2018 DDoS statistics
Organizations get hit by DDoS attacks all the time. Becoming the victim of an attack is still often considered a taboo subject and the number of unreported cases is high. There are, however, incidents made public every now and then showing the devastating power of cyber-attacks and why a comprehensive protection is so important.Read More
With the appointment of Eduard Meelhuysen for the position of Vice President Sales EMEA, the European IT security vendor targets further sales growth globally.Read More
Cybercrime stress test for e-commerce on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. DDoS attacks can put online retailers, payment service providers and logistics companies under pressure in the coming Christmas season.Read More
New report reveals a sharp increase in scale and number of DDoS attacks in Q3, as attackers use server-based botnets and other vectors to amplify attacksRead More
Link11, a leading IT security vendor based in the DACH region, has today announced the appointment of Jesper Permerud as the new Regional Director, Nordics & Baltics, tasked with establishing and growing Link11’s presence in Northern Europe.Read More
Strong growth: Link11 wins the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award Germany for the fourth time.Read More
How dangorous are DDoS tools like the Anonymous ‘Ping Attack’ tool that can be simply downloaded from the web? The Link11 Security Operation has tested it.Read More
Cloud computing is quickly everywhere and being adapted into most businesses and brands in the world because of it's often more cost-effective and powerful. In addition it is also making its way into the world of web hosting. With this in mind, 53% of organizations host at least half of their infrastructure in the cloud. For this, 52% spend more than $1,2 million per year on public cloud.
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