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Our DDoS Papers Publish

by Anton Chuvakin  |  November 19, 2014

Our papers on Denial of Service (DoS/DDoS) protection have just published. Together with Patrick Hevesi, our newest team member, we have updated and expanded our DDoS coverage. “DDoS: A Comparison...

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Speaking at Gartner Catalyst Conference 2014

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 12, 2014

For those attending Gartner Catalyst Conference 2014, the main event run by Gartner GTP (San Diego, CA on August 8-11, 2014), here is what I am presenting: Threat Assessment in...

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On NTP Reflection DDoS: 1990s Strike Back?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 14, 2014

Is punch card theft from the mail the only security problem we have solved over the last 50 years? I was really hoping IP spoofing has joined the incredibly short...

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by Anton Chuvakin  |  November 30, 2012

The dirty not-really-a-secret of DLP is that most DLP technology is deployed because of either a compliance requirement (usually an implicit one) or a need to protect regulated data. Note...

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My Denial of Service (DoS) Defense Paper Publishes

by Anton Chuvakin  |  September 11, 2012

Finally my Denial of Service paper is up on the site: “Denial of Service: A Comparison of Defense Approaches” Abstract: “Denial of service (DoS) attacks are back in focus due...

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Quick DoS Attack Taxonomy

by Anton Chuvakin  |  June 6, 2012

In order to bring substance to a discussion of denial of service attacks, I cooked a brief attack taxonomy: Crash / non-resource attack DoS vulnerability exploitation for crashing or otherwise...

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More on DoS and Shared Security

by Anton Chuvakin  |  May 29, 2012

Here is something else interesting about Denial of Service defense approaches: you cannot do it alone.  Think about it: it is more profound than it sounds. You can protect from...

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On DoS Detection

by Anton Chuvakin  |  May 15, 2012

In the past, I used to cringe when I heard that somebody offers "DoS detection" capability. After all, detection of a successful DoS attack should be trivial: you have no...

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Wanted Dead or Alive: Application DoS Attack

by Anton Chuvakin  |  May 3, 2012

…definition. As I am working on my research project related to denial of service mitigation, I come across the concept of “application DoS.” Sadly, just as many things in security...

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Availability, Security and Why is DoS Fun?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  April 26, 2012

In his 2006 piece “Beyond Denial of Service: Is Availability a Security Issue?”, Eric Maiwald (from our SRMS team) stated:  “Managing the availability of systems, applications, data, and networks is...

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