Denial of Service (DOS) attacks can be especially effective against certain types of web application. If the application is highly dynamic or database intensive it can be remarkably simple to degrade or cripple the functionality of a site. This blog article describes some simple methods to mitigate single source IP DOS attacks using HAProxy. I’ve described how you would implement the techniques using the Loadbalancer.org appliance but they are easily transferable to any HAProxy based cluster… (0 comment)

If you want the best network defenses, you need to stay abreast of the latest information security news; but I realize most IT folks don’t have the time to stay informed on their own. Let our weekly video do the heavy lifting, and quickly share the biggest infosec news. … (0 comment)

Operation Cleaver, FIN4, Regin, and Sony Breach Now that cyber attacks have gone primetime, every week is filled with new information security (infosec) news, leaving administrators little time to catch up. … (0 comment)

Emergency Windows Patch, Malware Vs. Passwords, and #OpKKK Nowadays, researchers, hackers, and the media bombard us with tons of information security (InfoSec) news each week. … (0 comment)