How blockchain will manage networks

Ethernet networking technology is flawed, say some engineers. The problem is it doesn’t have any inherent security built in to it. Ethernet also hard to manage because it’s centralized. It’s out-of-date, and it needs revamping, researchers say.One attempt to address the issue is the Marconi protocol, which is a strategy to shift network and packet management over to a smart contract, decentralized chain-based system. Smart contracts are trackable, verifiable transactions. They’re performed through encrypted blockchains and are self-enforcing.To read this article in full, please click here READ MORE HERE…

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ThreatList: Latest DDoS Trends by the Numbers

Trends in DDoS attacks show a evolution beyond Mirai code and point to next-gen botnets that are better hidden and have a greater level of persistence on devices – making them “far more dangerous.” READ MORE HERE…

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What are Data Manipulation Attacks, and How to Mitigate Against Them

Hackers don’t always steal data. Sometimes the goal is to manipulate the data to intentionally trigger external events that can be capitalized on. READ MORE HERE…

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