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Deloitte, Verizon team on cybersecurity

Verizon and Deloitte are teaming up on cybersecurity

Deloitte and Verizon Enterprise Solutions have announced a partnership that will see the two firms deliver a comprehensive set of cybersecurity and risk-management solutions to enterprises.

Largest DDoS attacks 50x bigger than a decade ago – report

DDoS attacks are becoming unrelentingly more frequent, and larger

A report has revealed the size of the largest DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks has increased by 50 times in the last decade. The Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) by Arbor Networks also showed the number of DDoS attacks targeting mobile users increased 11 per cent in 2014 alone.

Akamai extends DDoS cloud service to Japan

Akamai is adding another datacentre in Japan to support its cloud-based DDoS mitigation service

Network security specialist Akamai has opened a new datacentre in Japan in a bid to extend the reach of its cloud-based distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation service. The move comes at a time when DDoS attacks are more easily procured than ever before.

OpenDNS raises $35m to grow cloud-based network security

OpenDNS said it plans to use the $35m to hire more engineering and sales staff

OpenDNS, a company which provides a cloud-based network security service for enterprises announced Thursday that it has raised $35m in funding from Cisco, Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners among others. It plans to use the cash to grow its security as a service solution.

Defense Center, SecurityDAM deliver cloud-based DDoS protection in Russia

Defense Center is partnering with SecurityDAM on cloud-based DDoS protection in Russia, where DDoS attacks have been on the rise

Russia-based Defense Center said Tuesday that it is partnering with SecurityDAM, a provider of cloud-based DDoS protection solutions for managed service providers, to expand its services in Russia.

Alcatel-Lucent breaks into cyber security

Alcatel-Lucent breaks into cyber security

Alcatel-Lucent has made its first foray into the cyber security sector by partnering with security specialist Arbor Networks to deliver DDoS (distributed denial of service) protection to Telindus Telecom in Luxembourg.

IBM and Akamai partner to take DDoS into the cloud

IBM and Akamai say the services developed through the partnership will help businesses monitor their networks for DDoS attacks

IBM and Akamai, a company specialising in wrapping security provisions around content delivery networks outlined plans Tuesday to partner on the development of a cloud service that helps businesses identify network anomalies and stop distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in their tracks.