The report provides a compact overview of the DDoS threat situation, which is constantly changing and becoming less predictable. In the report, Link11's IT security experts summarise the status and the most significant changes in DDoS attacks. They have also identified the trends likely to have the greatest impact on defending against attacks in these months.
To protect its customers from the increasingly complex and large-volume DDoS attacks, IT specialist Arvato Systems has expanded the protection of its data centre and security architecture. The case study describes how the company uses the protection solutions of Link11 Cloud Security, which are deployed on Platform Equinix.
The digital acceleration resulting from global pandemic lockdowns dramatically changed the threat situation for DDoS attacks. In Link11's DDoS Report, the firm’s security experts summarize the new DDoS threats that companies were confronted with. More and broader attack surfaces attracted both high-volume and multi-vector attacks.
The European Court of Justice has declared the Privacy Shield agreement with the USA invalid. This means the previously common practice of exporting data is no longer legal in many cases. The white paper explains why companies should review what data their IT solutions transfer, given the Schrems II ruling.
The infographic shows what a billion-dollar market Valentine's Day has become and the momentum with which online retail is growing. The numbers also demonstrate it's not just the e-commerce industry in full swing; cybercrime is also on the rise.
The gaming industry and e-commerce sectors are the most frequent targets of DDoS attacks. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, gamers have been spending significantly more time at their consoles or on other gaming devices. They expect their gaming network to always be available. Against this background, taking security precautions to prevent cyberattacks becomes even more important.
For any business that relies on company networks or provides online services, DDoS protection is a must.But what kind of DDoS security solution is right for you? If you’re evaluating DDoS protection solutions, you should know what factors to consider when choosing the best solution.
Deploying its Cloud Security Platform on Platform Equinix enables Link11 to quickly and efficiently deliver its cloud-based security services to a variety of customers on a global scale. One customer, a leading global accounting company, leveraged Equinix Cross Connects to directly and securely connect to Link11’s Cloud Security Platform to protect the customer’s European data centers.
The development of AI (artificial intelligence) electrifies economy, society and politics alike. AI is considered a key technology when it comes to organizing security against cyber attacks. But criminals have also discovered the advantages of AI.
UK eCommerce business Ransoms Spares sought help after experiencing high volumes of traffic, likely caused by a competitor who wanted to negatively impact the website. With Link11, the company was able to utilise and tune the machine learning algorithms to improve site performance, experience less downtime and lower customer drop off rates.
Italian internet service provider Genesys Informatica was helped by Link11 to successfully repel a very large DDoS attack. The infrastructure protection provided by Link11 was deployed within just a few hours to the ISP. Genesys Informatica was then able to fend off one of the largest DDoS attacks in Italian history.
The Link11 Cloud Security Platform is focused on security-related services like DDoS protection, a Zero Touch WAF, Secure CDN, Bot Mitigation, Threat Intel and more. It is based on a worldwide unique technology. The IT-security solutions run fully automated, in real-time and get better with every attack thanks to AI algorithms and machine learning.
Companies need strong leadership and processes so that their digital transformation initiatives can be protected and secured with professional security measures. This field of activity is increasingly being assigned to a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). This person should identify, communicate, and manage information risks. Management should also extend beyond the purely technical area to the company’s legal department and executive board.
In today’s networked world, banks and financial service providers are among the most attractive targets for cyber-attackers. These digital bank robbers probe organizations’ digital infrastructures for security gaps and vulnerabilities. In addition to financially-motivated attacks, the perpetrators often also seek to cause disruption to their targets, by deleting vital data or paralyzing online services.
RTL Germany Media Group’s production, broadcast and IT company CBC has switched from ad hoc protection to the permanent DDoS protection of Link11. The on-premise networks now only receive filtered B2B traffic from Link11. This means there are no delays when it comes to averting risks.
Every third company in Germany became a victim of cyber-attacks in 2018. This is the result of the Cyber Security Survey conducted by the Federal Office for Information Security. In almost 90% of the cases, the attackers were successful and caused business interruptions. This, in turn, produced costs for forensic investigations and the restoration of IT systems. Moreover, every fifth company affected suffered reputational damage.
More and more business-critical processes are ending up in the cloud. The number of apps and devices connected to it will continue to grow in the coming years. This not only requires a strategy to deal with the business aspects and process optimization. A security strategy that also considers the latest threat scenarios is essential as well. Companies should therefore draw on external advice in order to explore how cloud-based security solutions help to minimize the risk of attacks.
Leading consumer delivery company Hermes Germany is using Link11´s cloud-based DDoS protection solutions in order to protect their whole IT infrastructer and web applications against all kinds of Distributed Denial of Servcie (DDoS) attacks. After being increasingly concerned about the rapid growth in DDoS attacks in 2017, the logistics service provider decided to invest in a solution that protect their entire IT infrastructure including VPN and mail servers, firewalls, applications and web domains against these kind of attacks. Read the full case study and learn more.