DDoS Attacks

DDoS Attacks

Detect and Fight DDoS Attacks

Learn how to detect and fight DDoS attacks. Sword & Shield’s cybersecurity experts tell you how DoS attacks work and how to protect yourself.


Feb 2018

National Cybersecurity Firm Expands Managed Security Platform

Sword & Shield Enterprise Security announces 24/7 perimeter defense and cyber deception services KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Feb. 7, 2018 – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee, now offers a proactive, transparent approach to significantly reduce unwanted network traffic and throw hackers off the scent with its new perimeter defense and cyber deception services. Sword & Shield offers these...

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Sep 2017

Stopping an Agency DDoS Attack Just Got Easier

The federal government is no stranger to Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. In May, the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) comment system was hit with multiple Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks making it difficult for the public to access and file comments online. In July 2016, the Library of Congress was attacked and many of it’s public-facing sites were knocked offline. Moreover, several online cyber vandalism groups have...

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Dec 2016

Experts: IoT Will Be Hacked Again in 2017

It was nearly two weeks before Halloween and nearly three weeks before Election 2016 when millions were denied access to such popular websites like Twitter, Reddit, The New York Times and PayPal. Some thought it was the Russians attempting to hack the election. Others thought it might be an early seasonal prank, but the event that blocked Internet access for large sections of the country...

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