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Five SQL Best Practices

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

http://blog.imperva.com - You hear about it all the time on TV news, print magazines, and online articles … a new breach, a new attack, a new threat, a new vulnerability.

So, what is SQL and why is it so vulnerable to attack?

To save you and your company from an equally costly breach, there are five best practices you should implement immediately:
(1) authenticate outside of the SQL itself,
(2) remove unnecessary users,
(3) limit privileges,
(4) monitor failed login attempts;
(5) disable unused features or browser services.

4 Innovative Ideas Transforming Their Industries in 2016

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

http://www.huffingtonpost.com - Are you good at spotting innovation within your industry, or are you constantly playing catch-up?

These four ideas are poised to transform their respective industries and are worth watching in 2016.

5 IoT Trends That Will Change How We Experience Life

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

http://www.forbes.com - The presence of IoT gadgets, services and technologies have drastically impacted the way in which we lead our lives – from the office, to lunch breaks, and of course, to our home lives. Today, we don’t need to be physically present to carry out daily home tasks and chores. . Whether you need to activate a home alarm system or provide your international guest with access to your private garage due to a long and seemingly endless boardroom meeting, you can be in full control of your devices from afar.

In other words, these and similar types of advancements have positioned efficiency as a top-level priority for all of us in possession of home devices.

So what lies ahead?

The Internet Falls Asleep As the Force Awakens

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

https://www.incapsula.com - Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a massive global hit. After a record breaking opening night, experts anticipate the film’s first weekend to bring in upwards of $500 million ($200 million stateside, $300 million international) worldwide. That would place it at, or near, the top of the list of the biggest film openings of all time.

As the movie started rolling out in theaters around the world, we saw a noticeable decline in activity on our network. This was the result of a huge number of fans sinking into their movie theater seats to enjoy the latest from the galaxy far, far away.

2015 Bot Traffic Report: Humans Take Back the Web

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

https://www.incapsula.com - Imperva Incapsula's annual Bot Traffic Report, now in its fourth year, is a statistical study of the typically imperceptible bot traffic landscape.

In the past, good and bad bots have always been responsible for most of the activity on their network.
This year, however, they saw a changing of the guard, with humans stepping in to become the Internet’s new majority.

Securing High Performance Applications and Networks with BGP and Direct Connection

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

https://www.incapsula.com - Have you considered using faster, more reliable direct connection for your applications, servers or network infrastructure?

Incapsula (in partnership with Equinix) opens up a whole new range of architectural possibilities.

How to Watch for Potential Security Vulnerabilities In Cloud Computing

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

http://www.business.com - Businesses of all sizes are turning to cloud services to ensure efficient and reliable operations and to provide better customer service.

According to Ovum, about 80 percent of companies now use the cloud in some capacity. However, more than 90 percent of global enterprises have concerns about the security of their cloud infrastructure and are likewise worried about the lack of visibility and transparency when it comes to security measures and controls from their provider.

DDoS Pentester Reveals: How Hackers Find Your Website’s Weak Points to Craft Advanced DDoS Attacks

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

https://www.incapsula.com - With DDoS attacks becoming bigger and more sophisticated than ever before, chances are your business will eventually be the victim of SQL injections, XSS or other volumetric attacks. If you don’t already have an effective mitigation strategy in place, your business may suffer expensive downtime and even longer-lasting and irreparable damage to your brand.

The good news is you can make plans to avoid becoming a statistic of a DDoS attack.

Enemy Strategy, Revealed: The Types of Cyber Attacks That Took Down Target & Sony

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

http://www.business.com - No one online is immune to the possibility of a cyber attack. Here are the strategies the bad guys use to obtain your precious information.

DDoS Mitigation Skills Are In Demand

Posted By erikemanuelli on Technology

http://www.incapsula.com - I recently advertised on Kaggle to find a data scientist to help answer a question I was pondering: With the spate of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in the last year, were companies seeking candidates with corresponding mitigation skills? The idea was to scan and analyze job board posts to see if Imperva could find any evidence of a trend.

We ended up working with a small analytics consulting company to help us tease out the trends, and I think you will find the results interesting. On a worldwide basis, they point to a sustained increase in demand for professionals having DDoS mitigation experience across IT security, network engineering and operations, systems administration and DevOps.

How Global Companies Reduce Translation Costs

Posted By GuestCrew on Communication

http://www.24hourtranslation.com - One common characteristic of global communications departments is their constant state of being short-handed.

Even in times of corporate expansion, global communications departments rarely expand at an equivalent rate.