Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today revealed new solutions to strengthen intelligent security operations, DevOps and data protection.
“Digital transformations are increasing productivity, but also introducing new vulnerabilities and threats that require more streamlined and powerful security measures to protect what matters most,” said Sue Barsamian, senior vice president and general manager, HPE Security Products, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Meanwhile, Akamai’s second Quarter, 2016 Internet / Security report said DDoS attacks increased 129 percent in Q2 2016 from Q2 2015. During the second quarter, Akamai mitigated a total of 4,919 DDoS attacks.
Akamai observed its largest DDoS to date at 363 Gbps on June 20th against a European media customer. Twelve attacks observed during Q2 exceeded 100 Gbps and two that reached 300 Gbps targeted the media and entertainment industry.
There was a 14 percent increase in total web application attacks from Q1 2016. Brazil experienced a 197 percent increase in attacks sourced from the region. The United States, ranked second among countries for total web application attacks, saw a 13 percent decrease in attacks.
SQL Injection (44 percent) and Local File Inclusion (45 percent) were the two most common attack vectors in Q2.
During one 24-hour period in Q2, bots accounted for 43 percent of all web traffic across the Akamai Intelligent Platform.
Detected automation tools and scraping campaigns represented 63 percent of all bot traffic, a 10 percent increase from Q1 2016. These bots scrape specific websites or industry segments and do not identify their intentions and origin.
According to the HPE State of Security Operations Report 2016, 85 percent of security operations centers (SOCs) are failing to meet business goals, showcasing the need for a more strategic approach to security.
The technology company said that HPE ArcSight Data Platform (ADP 2.0) will lay the foundation for combating the growing security challenges that security operations face in detecting and responding to cyber threats.
The company said HPE ADP 2.0 delivers up to 50 percent faster search and provides a centralized Event Broker that ingests one million events per second, substantially improving the speed, scalability, and security visibility of big data management across IT, operational technology (OT), IoT and physical inputs.
The security solution from HPE provides insights based on both real-time correlation and machine learning, and is the industry’s first open architecture that connects to any third party application, empowering organizations with the flexibility to choose how they store, search and analyze data.
HPE Fortify Ecosystem and Fortify on Demand (FoD) continuous application monitoring service help organizations create secure applications that seamlessly integrate security testing processes and resources into the fast-paced software development lifecycle (SDLC).