Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Technology, Computers & IT(Technology)
Filter PR by
  
NETSCOUT Highlights Evolution of Internet Scale Threats
 

NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence Report—Powered by ATLAS®—Reveals Nation-State Activity and Blending of Internet Scale Threats with Targeted Attack Campaigns

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 9, 2018:   NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT), a leading provider of service assurance, security, and business analytics, today released its 2018 NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence Report, offering globally scoped internet threat intelligence together with the analysis of their security research organization. The report covers the latest trends and activities from nation-state advanced persistent threat (APT) groups, crimeware operations and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack campaigns. 

“ATLAS is a collaborative project with hundreds of service provider customers who have agreed to share anonymous traffic data equaling approximately one-third of all internet traffic. From this unique vantage point, NETSCOUT is ideally positioned to deliver intelligence about DDoS attacks, malware families and botnets that threaten Internet infrastructure and network availability,” said Hardik Modi, senior director, Threat Intelligence, NETSCOUT. “This report makes clear that threat actors are increasingly leveraging internet-scale threats, such as NotPetya, for targeted, highly selective campaigns.”
 
“NETSCOUT brings unique insights to the global threat landscape through their ATLAS infrastructure. While they’re best known for DDoS defense, the company has built an impressive security research organization that digs deep into malware campaigns and botnets at a global level, providing much needed context to the overall threat environment. By studying the infrastructure, the command and control, they’re gathering much of their intelligence straight from the source,” said Rob Ayoub, research director, Security Products program, IDC.
 
KEY HIGHLIGHTS:
 
APT groups expand scope 

  • State-sponsored activity has developed to the point where campaigns and frameworks are discovered regularly for a broad tier of nations. Nation-state APT groups are also using internet-scale intrusions such as NotPetya, CCleaner, VPNFilter for targeted, highly selective campaigns. 

 Crimeware actors diversify attack methods 

  • Inspired by 2017’s WannaCry attack, major crimeware groups are adopting self-propagation methods that allows their malware to spread faster and more easily. They are also increasingly focused on cryptocurrency mining. 

 DDoS attacks grow in volume

  • DDoS entered the terabit attack era in 2018, as NETSCOUT Arbor successfully mitigated the largest DDoS attack ever recorded at 1.7 Tbps.
  • In the first half of 2018, there were 47 DDoS attacks greater than 300Gbps globally, versus only seven during the same period in 2017. Asia Pacific was heavily targeted, with 35 attacks greater than 300Gbps versus only five during the same period in 2017. 

Additional Resources

  • Download the full report here (registration required).
  • Attend a webinar on key findings with Hardik Modi, Sr. Director of NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence.
  • Visit the NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence blog for insight on various aspects of the report.
  • Find us on Facebook and follow @Netscout on Twitter for more key findings.

 


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 2489 times
PR Category : Technology
Posted on : Thursday, August 9, 2018  11:16:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Vertical farms on the rise in the UAE
Next Story : Leading the Innovation: What makes Huawei the most innovati...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Mouawad Acquires The 51.38 Carat Dynasty Diamond From ALROSA [15921-Views]
Panasonic's latest LUMIX DMC-TZ220 is the Ultimate Travel Companion [12230-Views]
Summer Spirit [10931-Views]
Introducing the GUESS Jeans Fall 2018 Collection [10632-Views]
Instantly Refreshed Hair with HASK [10358-Views]
Build Your Perfect Skincare Routine with Essentials from Glambeaute.com [9638-Views]
Joyalukkas brings joy to hundreds around the world with summer gold bar giveaway [9242-Views]
How to choose the right mascara [9101-Views]
Cerruti 1881 MOLVENO timepiece and cufflinks [9034-Views]
Kaya Skin Clinic's Expertise is pushing the Boundaries of Botox [8735-Views]
Tissot Chrono XL NBA Team Collection Sporty Gets Smart [8253-Views]
Hour Choice presents Coach Astor Collection [7692-Views]
Transform your look with the ‘Perfect Brows' [7399-Views]
Creating #futureclassic: Swatch Launches Skin Irony Collection [7357-Views]
Joyalukkas adds a new destination for jewellery lovers in Al-Balad, Jeddah, KSA [6862-Views]
Head to Modhesh World for Summer Fun Before the School Run [6759-Views]
Delicious Whole Cakes at Sophie's Café from AED99 [6362-Views]
Carl F. Bucherer Presents Adamavi Collection [6259-Views]
13 Emirati Authors Launched into the Portuguese Book Market [6082-Views]
Never Run Out of Space for Those Joyful Summer Holiday Memories With Western Digital [5984-Views]
Favourite florals: Bloom with our top floral picks from bebe [5941-Views]
Business Wear by Hugo Boss [5807-Views]
Ferrari introduces the world's first low-bake paint technology [5801-Views]
The new Rado HyperChrome Chronograph in bronze and high-tech ceramic [5600-Views]
Scuderia Ferrari presents ASPIRE collection [5569-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories