The average peak size of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in the second quarter of 2014 increased by 216% compared to the first quarter, according to the latest trends report from Verisign.
With a community of nearly 400,000 registered users, Snort remains a valuable tool for security organizations and has certainly flexed its muscles, but it may need some reinforcements to maintain its security longevity.
You need to identify your security shortcomings before someone else does. Simulate attacks and tests to associate known vulnerabilities, previous attack patterns, and security/network data to identify potential attack paths to your company’s most important data.
As enterprises made trade-offs in security; either sacrifice performance in order to add more layers of security beyond the traditional stateful firewall or don’t implement the new protections necessary to protect against many of the latest threats.