Babur Khan
October 13, 2021

About Babur Khan

Babur Nawaz Khan is a Technical Marketing Engineer at A10 Networks. He primarily focuses on A10's Enterprise Security and DDoS Protection solutions. Prior to this, he was a member of A10's Corporate Systems Engineering team, focusing on Application Delivery Controllers. Babur holds a master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Recent posts by the Author

October 13, 2021

7 Strategies for CSO Cyber Security Survival

Chief security officers (and CIOs, CISOs) have never had it so tough. Not only do they have all the traditional responsibilities to take care of such as day-to-day operations safeguarding the corporation’s physical assets, and crisis management, but now all of that has to be done under a cyber security threat environment that's orders of…

September 29, 2021

Evaluating a TLS / SSL Decryption Solution

Encryption is essential for data privacy—but it can also create security blind spots. The problem is simple: using Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption can keep computer hackers from snooping into your traffic, but it also has the same effect on your security devices, i.e., it stops them from weeding out…

July 8, 2021

Ransomware, Phishing, Zero Trust, and the New Normal of Cyber Security

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, cyber criminals saw their opportunity, and they took it. With corporate offices, government agencies, schools, and universities shifting from in-person to remote work models, and even many healthcare interactions moving online, the rushed nature of the transition led to inevitable cyber security gaps. Consumer broadband and personal devices undermined the…

June 30, 2021

Malware Protection for Financial Services

Adding Centralized, Dedicated TLS/SSL Inspection Makes the Zero Trust Model Work "…the financial services industry continually has the highest cost of cybercrime,"– Chris Thompson, Global Security and Resilience Lead – Financial Services, Accenture Security Cybersecurity has become everyone’s problem because no one is immune to attacks, and just like a line of dominos, when one…

June 8, 2021

Executive Order for Cyber-Attack Prevention Promotes Zero Trust Architecture

After every election of the federal government, the new administration faces the same challenge: How to maintain and repair critical national infrastructure. Every administration inherits infrastructure built by previous administrations but rarely has that infrastructure been adequately funded for future maintenance. This is why, according to an analysis of the U.S. Department of Transport 2020…

June 3, 2021

Defeat Cryptojacking with Decryption and Inspection

Investors, early adopters, and tech-savvy consumers aren’t the only ones interested in cryptocurrency these days. Cybercriminals are now using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to infiltrate company employees’ computers and secretly harness them for cryptocurrency mining—an exploit called cryptojacking. The implications of these attacks go beyond stolen processing power and undermined employee productivity. Simply by…

May 27, 2021

Driving Digital Transformation with Effective Application Delivery and Security

The Covid-19 pandemic underscored the importance of digital resiliency in the modern era. With 64 percent of U.S. employees working from home, and a shift online for consumer activities from banking and retail and media, to entertainment and healthcare, ensuring application performance and application availability became a matter of survival for most companies. Whether people…

May 26, 2021

How Zero Trust Could Have Stopped DarkSide’s Ransomware Malware

If you live on the East Coast, you’ll definitely be aware by now that the price of gasoline has gone up. And if you have paid any attention at all to the news you’ll know why: On Friday, May 7, a ransomware attack on one of the country’s biggest fuel pipeline operators, Colonial Pipeline, caused…

February 10, 2021

In the Midst of COVID-19, We're Seeing a Pandemic of Cyber Attacks

What's on the Horizon for 2021? 2020 sure has been an eventful year. As we turn the page on the calendar, the COVID-19 pandemic is still wreaking havoc around the globe. The coronavirus is continuously evolving and presenting new challenges. In addition to the direct effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we also saw a sharp…

January 25, 2021

2020 Was a Busy Year for DDoS Attacks

The latest State of DDoS Weapons Report Explores DDoS Weapons, DDoS Attacks and Malware Activity in the Second Half of 2020 2020 will go down in history as one of the most eventful years, and not just because of the coronavirus pandemic. Cybercriminals were very active throughout the year and leveraged the global pandemic to…