Who’s afraid of the big, bad botnet?

The dangers, and how to guard against them


Broadcast - 11am BST If you haven't had any of your key systems or services brought down by a DDoS attack, you can probably consider yourself lucky.

DDoS can now be bought for the price of a cheeseburger — and with Internet of Things devices being incorporated into weaponised botnets, the capability available to hackers is immense. Simply hoping that your business is not important enough to be targeted has become an increasingly poor strategy,

But what do you do about it?

You can tune in to our Big Bad Botnet broadcast at 11am BST today. We’ll give you the usual mix of deep-dive advice and good conversation from stalwart analysts Freeform Dynamics and guests Arbor Networks, carefully corralled by our canny host Jon Collins.

While the botnet problem is not going away any time soon, neither are we. There’s plenty you can do to protect your organisation, so tune in, bring your questions, and find out more right here.


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