Cable & Telecom

Cogeco Peer 1 offers new tool in fight against DDoS attacks

TORONTO – Cogeco Peer 1 has upped its Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) portfolio with a new web application protection product known as AppArmor.DDoS attacks work by overwhelming targeted machines with junk data traffic.  AppArmor provides an added line of defense for customers by helping to block application-layer attacks.  Also known as Layer 7 attacks, these exploits target weaknesses in an application or server, with the goal of establishing a connection to monopolize processes and transactions."DDoS attacks are becoming easier to deploy, making them more difficult to prevent and trace," said marketing and innovation VP Bertrand Labelle, in the news...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.