Arbor Networks and IHS Markit Webinar on Weaponization of IoT: Preparing for IoT Botnet DDoS Attacks

29 Mar 2017

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 29, 2017-- Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), announced that it will be conducting a joint webinar with IHS Markit focused on the Weaponization of IoT and its increasing use as part of the distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) threat landscape. The webinar will feature Arbor’s Tom Bienkowski along with Jeff Wilson, senior research director and advisor, cybersecurity technology at IHS Markit.

Webinar Overview
With all manner of connected devices making up the nearly infinite Internet of Things (IoT), destructive DDoS attacks like those used by the Mirai IoT botnet are merely the tip of an unimaginably large iceberg. This webinar will look at potential or probable attacks hovering on the horizon, and what enterprises and service providers can do to prepare for them.

Who Should Attend
Enterprises and service providers of all types (cloud, hosting, telecom, mobile, ISPs, etc.) involved in security technology. Also service buyers, CTOs, CIOs, CISOs/CSOs, security/network managers and engineers, financial analysts and the media.

Key Topics for Discussion

  • The emergence of IoT-enabled DDoS attacks
  • New attacks on the horizon
  • Best practices for dealing with attacks at IoT scale

Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. PT / 11:00 a.m. ET / 15:00 UTC
Duration: 45 min + Q&A
Register: here

About Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, is driven to protect the infrastructure and ecosystem of the internet. It is the principle upon which we were founded in 2000 and remains the common thread that runs through all that we do today. Arbor’s approach is rooted in the study of network traffic. Arbor’s suite of visibility, DDoS protection and advanced threat solutions provides customers with a micro view of their network enhanced by a macro view of global internet traffic and emerging threats through our ATLAS infrastructure. Sourced from more than 300 service provider customers, ATLAS delivers intelligence based on insight into approximately 1/3 of global internet traffic. Supported by Arbor’s Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT), smart workflows and rich user context, Arbor’s network insights help customers see, understand and solve the most complex and consequential security challenges facing their organizations.

To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit our website at or follow on Twitter @ArborNetworks. Arbor’s research, analysis and insight is shared via the ASERT blog. For a global data visualization of DDoS attacks that leverages our ATLAS intelligence, visit the Digital Attack Map, a collaboration with Jigsaw, an incubator within Alphabet, Google’s parent company (NASDAQ: GOOGL).

Source: Arbor Networks Inc.

Arbor Networks
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