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Webinar on IoT DDoS Attacks

November 17, 2016


Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, announced that it will be participating in a webinar titled “DDoS Attacks: The Stakes Have Changed, Have You?” on November 17. The webinar will be hosted by IDC Research Program Vice President of Security Products Sean Pike, who will be joined by Tom Bienkowski, director DDoS product marketing, Arbor Networks.

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 60 minutes
Register: Here
Participants: Tom Bienkowski of Arbor Networks and Sean Pike of IDC Research

Topic: DDoS Attacks: The Stakes Have Changed, Have You?

Last month a massive botnet leveraging compromised Internet of Things (IoT) devices was used to launch sophisticated multi-vector distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that made front page news around the world. IoT botnets are not a new phenomenon, and DDoS attacks have been making headlines for years, yet many businesses remain under-invested and ill prepared to defend themselves.

Why You Should Attend

The webinar is ideal for understanding exactly how the stakes have changed, and what it means for the assumptions organizations have been making with regard to protecting the availability of their business-critical websites, services and applications. In light of the recent attacks, we will expose the multiple attack vectors of the Mirai IoT botnet and provide best practices for mitigation.

Key Topics for Discussion

  • The evolution of IoT-based DDoS attacks
  • The implications for DDoS defense
  • Current best practices in DDoS defense

About Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, helps secure the world’s largest enterprise and service provider networks from DDoS attacks and advanced threats. Arbor is the world’s leading provider of DDoS protection in the enterprise, carrier and mobile market segments, according to Infonetics Research. Arbor Networks Spectrum™ advanced threat solution delivers complete network visibility through a combination of packet capture and NetFlow technology, enabling the rapid detection and mitigation of attack campaigns, malware and malicious insiders. Arbor strives to be a “force multiplier,” making network and security teams the experts. Our goal is to provide a richer picture into networks and more security context so customers can solve problems faster and reduce the risks to their business.

To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit the company’s website at


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