Cyber-Security Advancements You Need to Know About
Everyone out there wants to feel like their private information is secure. As hacking of the modern world becomes more and more sophisticated, preventing breaches gets increasingly difficult. Luckily, cybersecurity is advancing quickly, providing new methods of protecting data for businesses and individuals alike. With these cyber-securities that didn’t exist five years ago, you can be sure that your information and data are safe.
Mitigating DOS/DDOS Attacks
Both distributed denial of service (DDOS) and undistributed denial of service (DOS) attacks are growing threats for content delivery networks (CDN) and their administrators. An attack like these can use malware to take control of thousands of computers, which are often referred to as botnets. They can direct them to flood a particular content delivery network with so many requests that it cannot respond accurately to legitimate web traffic. Needless to say, this can interrupt content delivery and slow down productivity, damaging both replication of content and the bottom line.
As attacks improve in sophistication, leveraging content delivery networks will mitigate these attacks. Using CDN cloud services enables organizations to provide the best online experiences for users on devices anywhere. These services can leverage globally distributed CDN platforms and defend against invasive attacks. This enables administrators to provide users with the best possible experience even during an attack.
Validation and Verification of Apps and Services
In order to provide the best web services and applications, the cyber-securities that independently verify and validate are performed by third-party organizations are not involved with the product or service. The software is examined by that third party, who checks performance and ensuring structural specifications.
Both independent validation and verification can be used to find discrepancies in the quality of specifications, which also helps developers adhere to budgets and regulations. By using dynamic, multi-faceted verification applying different methods, reviewing source code, examining associated documentation, and analyzing associated algorithms for static verification, businesses and individuals can help keep their data secure.
Healthy DevOps Cycles
While DevOps cycles were not innovated much in the advancements of cyber-securities in the last five years, companies are realizing that security should be included in them. When companies take the time to adhere to this principle, it is undoubtedly an advancement.
Companies around the world are realizing that this is mandatory, and are changing the field of cybersecurity by sticking with it. This, in itself, is an advancement of the last few years that will continue to grow stronger and stronger.
Matthijssen can help you determine which of the latest cyber-security advancements will be of use to you. Contact us today for a professional opinion.