IoT DDoS Attacks-Best Practices for Protection and Prevention

Internet of Things (IoT) security has dominated the headlines the past few months. From the destructive Mirai malware (which is showing no signs of slowing down) to other massive IoT-fueled distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, it seems connected devices are the hot method of choice for attackers.

But don’t go off the grid and don a foil hat just yet. Following a few simple best practices can help keep IoT devices secure.

In the video above, hosts Ben Stricker and myself talk to A10 Networks Director of Cyber Operations Dr. Chase Cunningham about ways to protect IoT devices from threat actors so you don’t have to join the “analog of things” movement.


December 21, 2016

About Andrew Hickey

Andrew Hickey serves as A10's editorial director. Andrew has two decades of journalism and content strategy experience, covering everything from crime to cloud computing and all things in between. READ MORE