The State of DDoS Weapons


DDoS attacks continue to grow in frequency, intensity, and sophistication. Listen to this episode of the Brilliance Security Magazine Podcast to learn more about why DDoS attacks are increasing and what can be done. 

In Episode S2E6, we discuss the new A10 Networks report on the State of DDoS Weapons. Our guest is Paul Nicholson, Senior Director of Product Marketing for A10 Networks. 

Paul walks us through why this report is essential to the industry and the methodology used to collect the data reflected by the report’s findings. We review many of the more interesting and significant results that can be found in the report.

Paul leads product and technical marketing globally for San Jose, Calif.-based security and application networking leader, A10 Networks. He has designed and implemented security and cloud solutions for organizations including Fortune 500 enterprises, state government, and cloud-based e-commerce – leveraging expertise in firewalls, authentication, data loss prevention, anti-malware, and other related technologies.

Prior to A10 Networks, Paul held various technical and management positions in the U.K. and U.S. at Intel, Pandesic, Secure Computing, and various security start-ups and system integrators.

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Steven Bowcut, CPP, PSP is an award-winning journalist covering cyber and physical security. He is an editor and writer for Brilliance Security Magazine as well as other security and non-security online publications. Follow and connect with Steve on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.