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Blind spot

A blind spot is a hidden threat in a heterogeneous IT environment—something teams don't even know exist. And they have no way to get visibility into it until an outage happens. Ineffective monitoring capabilities and manual processes fail to shed light on these blind spots. They remain dormant for years until suddenly an issue crops up. Blind spots hinder root-cause analysis, which... More

Botnet

A group of computers that have been compromised by malicious code and is now remotely operated by attackers. Botnet can be used to execute a bunch of attacks like DoS flooding, spamming, DNS spoofing, etc. The term botnet is a combination of the words "robot" and "network." It is a collection of devices or "bots" such as computers, phones, or IoT... More

Brute force attacks

A brute force attack is a cryptographic hack wherein the attacker manually guesses the different possible combinations of a targeted password and repeats the process until they land on the correct combination. A longer password will require more sophisticated combinations. Brute force attacks are not the most efficient approach, but it's one of the easiest attacks to execute. As a part... More

Bug

A bug is a flaw or vulnerability in the software or hardware design that can be potentially exploited by the attackers. These security bugs can be used to exploit various vulnerabilities by compromising – user authentication, authorization of access rights and privileges, data confidentiality, and data integrity. Security bugs are caused by the lack of the following – basic/advanced dev training,... More

Bursty traffic

Unexpected or sudden network traffic volume peaks and troughs based on seasonal factors are commonly referred to as bursty traffic. Bursty traffic can create negative customer sentiment if not identified early and resolved.... More

BYOD

A company policy that dictates whether or not employees can bring in their own devices to work. Bring your own device (BYOD), aka bring your own technology (BYOT) is a movement wherein organizations allow their employees to bring and use their own device over an officially provided one. This policy has been a huge hit with startups and smaller companies who... More