Thursday August 13, 2020

Data Centres: How safe are our data centres?

Despite several high-profile data centres breaches in the US, Irish data centre operators are confident in protecting digital assets. Deirdre Cashion reports

2nd March, 2014
Tanya Duncan, managing director with Interxion: said it was important to elimnate the chance of human error where possible.

It doesn't happen very often, but when a data centre security breach occurs, it sends a shockwave through the business community.

In its latest worldwide infrastructure security report', US-based Arbor Networks revealed that 71 per cent of data centre operators reported distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks this year, up dramatically from 45 per cent in 2012. DDoS attacks attempt to make, in this case, the data centre unavailable to other users by flooding the...

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