DDoS attacks increased 11% in 1H 2021, fueling a global security crisis

NETSCOUT announced findings from its report that underscore the dramatic impact cyberattacks continue to have on private and public organizations and governments worldwide. In the first half of 2021, cybercriminals launched approximately 5.4 million Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) attacks, increasing 11% over 1H 2020 figures. Additionally, data projections point to 2021 as another record-setting […]

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Execs concerned about software supply chain security, but not taking action

Venafi announced survey results highlighting the challenges of improving software supply chain security. The survey evaluated the opinions of more than 1,000 IT and development professionals, including 193 executives with responsibility for both security and software development, and revealed a glaring disconnect between executive concern and executive action. While 94% of executives believe there should […]

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The destructive power of supply chain attacks and how to secure your code

In this Help Net Security podcast, Tomislav Peričin, Chief Software Architect at ReversingLabs, explains the latest and most destructive supply chain attacks, their techniques and how to build more secure apps. Here’s a transcript of the podcast for your convenience. Jasmine: I’m here today with Tomislav Peričin, Chief Software Architect with ReversingLabs, talking about the […]

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Top application security challenges: Bad bots, broken APIs, and supply chain attacks

Vanson Bourne surveyed 750 application security decision makers responsible for their organization’s application development and security to get their perspectives on data breaches, top application security vulnerabilities, and the most important product capabilities needed to defend against multi-vector application attacks. Overall, the findings indicate that more needs to be done to protect against application security […]

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