Posts by Ziv Gadot

Three DDoS Misconceptions Putting You at Risk

Our incident response team regularly engages with companies under DDoS attacks and often encounters security/IT teams that have been overconfident about their protection levels.  Primarily, this is due to misconceptions about DDoS protection. Here are three such misconceptions and how they can be solved. Our ISP fully protects us from all DDoS attacks The key…

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4 Actions to Improve DDoS Protection

DDoS attack protection can become quite complex and require deep expertise. And yet, there are some basic steps you can take to improve your protection – without requiring any professional help. Here are four activities you can take right now. Run DDoS testing This is really the most basic and easiest step. Not performing any…

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How to maximize the value of DDoS testing

Most companies don’t perform DDoS testing too often, which brings up the question – how do you get the most out of testing to ensure your systems are protected against attacks? In our experience, white box testing (where background and system information are provided in advance prior to the test) is the best method. Here’s…

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Are Your Teams Trained to Stop a DDoS Attack?

When our Incident Response team is called to assist with mitigating a DDoS attack, we engage with multiple security and IT teams. In most cases, we discover that teams lack DDoS knowledge. This may seem trivial, but it holds back an organization from responding efficiently to an attack. When DDoS knowledge is missing and an…

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3 Reasons Why DDoS Protection Fails

Even though companies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on DDoS protection tools to secure websites and applications, many DDoS attacks succeed in bringing down systems and causing outages. The problem is not with the protection software tools themselves (at least not with the known brands). Rather, there are three key reasons that DDoS attacks…

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