The initial botnet actor sold the proxy botnet as a service to other attackers who then used it for credential brute forcing, video advertisement fraud, and general traffic obfuscation.
The managed firewall, integrated with CenturyLink’s Security Log Monitoring platform, gives companies better threat intelligence capabilities and visibility across their hybrid network environments.
Bill Walker, director of network architecture and innovation with CenturyLink, said there are three business cases for NFV. The worst business case is for new technology that is not directly revenue generating.
The anti-botnet guide provides best practices for service providers, enterprises, and software and device manufacturers.
This is the second vendor CenturyLink is using for its managed SD-WAN. The company launched its service in 2016 using Versa Networks' platform.
The Layer 2 service is provisioned over CenturyLink’s owned and operated global fiber as opposed to a leased backbone.
Sept. 28, 2018 — CenturyLink takes SD-WAN global; Vodafone and China Mobile tap ONAP; and more.
Patel oversaw CenturyLink’s integration with Level 3 Communications and has experience with many large acquisitions.
The company’s SD-WAN network now is available in 30 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
By removing Alphabet and Facebook from the technology index, investors will be more likely to pay attention to small tech companies like Cisco, Intel, and Oracle.
The company's CEO attempted to moderate his previous comments about growing pricing pressure from larger rivals, stating "You should assume that I communicated very poorly last quarter."
This cloud collaboration is part of a bigger partnership between the two firms. CenturyLink already supports other IBM services such as its business resiliency and managed cloud platform.
Adding Feger is the latest in a number of hires by F5 as it shifts its business model to prepare for 5G, IoT, and the cloud.
Security Log Monitoring is a SaaS-based log collection and security information and event management (SIEM) platform built on open source and proprietary tools.
The carrier had been rumored to be looking to offload the data center assets, which followed similar sales by telecom rivals Verizon and CenturyLink.