With the official depletion of IPv4 addresses in North America, Carrier Grade NAT has emerged as a solution for large organizations to accommodate and translate between private addresses and shared public addresses. Is this an issue for your organization? Let’s examine the issue as well as the solution. 1. What is IP Address exhaustion and what’s the difference between v4 and v6? IPv4 address exhaustion is the depletion of the pool of unallocated IPv4 addresses. An IP address is a set … [Read more...]
Denial of Service Attacks and DDoS Attacks: What they are and how to prevent them?
A Denial of Service Attack is the deliberate flooding of a network from attackers that effectively cuts off legitimate users from the websites they host. It is a malicious attack, causing problems not only for the organizations being attacked, but for the customers and online visitors who are affected. We will help you understand what to do if this happens to you, and how to prevent them in the first place. What’s the difference between a DoS and a DDoS? A DoS is a Denial of Service … [Read more...]