Rich Groves
December 22, 2020

About Rich Groves

Rich Groves is the Principal Architect for the A10 Thunder TPS platform. For the last 20 years, he has developed expertise in networking, systems and security architecture disciplines for global technology leaders like Microsoft, AOL, Time Warner Cable and MCI.

Recent posts by the Author

December 22, 2020

The Implications of the SolarWinds Cyberattack

Building a Zero-trust Framework for Security The cyberattack on SolarWinds that was announced last week inserted a vulnerability (SUNBURST) within its Orion® Platform software. This attack has thrown a great many U.S. government agencies and technology companies into crisis mode. Microsoft announced on Friday, Dec. 18 that it has uncovered that at least 40 of its…

September 25, 2018

Using Ansible to Defend against DDoS Attacks

Building a Basic Layer of Protection from Common DDoS Attacks Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) has been one of the most successful yet least understood types of security attacks. Companies under attack experience painful downtime that hurts their bottom line and results in irrevocable damage to reputation. Using Ansible, engineers have the ability to protect…

June 16, 2016

Context-Aware DDoS Protection with aXAPI

In a complex infrastructure the system state is rather fluid.  Addresses, hostnames, routing, availability and health of services change frequently. As a result, any device designed to "protect" this system needs to react to the dynamic state change to be effective. One of the goals of A10 Thunder TPS is to keep the system immediately…