Two weeks ago, I introduced you to a new nemesis in Hacking as a Service Part One: The Evolution of the Bad Guy. The ways that people can do you harm has intensified and the tools they employ to carry out their dirty work are far more sophisticated than the ILOVEYOU worm that wreaked havoc on computers around the turn of the century. By applying Software as a Service (SaaS) principles, hackers can attack enterprises on a scale heretofore unseen. Additionally, the licensing aspect of HaaS provides technically unskilled criminals access to highly scalable and extremely dangerous attack tools.
In this week’s article for No Jitter, I talk about ways to protect your enterprise from hacking and telephony denial of service attacks.