NETSCOUT Engages with NTT Communications on Threat Intelligence and DDoS Resiliency


WESTFORD, Mass .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT), a market leader in cybersecurity, service assurance and business analytics, today announced its collaboration with NTT communication company (NTT Com) to conduct research and resiliency testing to detect and mitigate cyber attacks by tapping into the resources of NETSCOUT ATLAS Security and Response Engineering Team (ASER). NTT Com is taking active steps to ensure that its network can support increased traffic and security needs while providing a more resilient network for the future.

Volumetric DDoS attacks exceed the capacity of the internal network to consume bandwidth so that genuine users cannot access a network, application, or service.

“We have detected a dramatic increase in volumetric DDoS cyber attacks around the world since the release of Mirai’s source code, including a 1.7 Tbps reflection / amplification attack in recent years,” said Hardik Modi, vice-president Associate President of Engineering, Threat and Mitigation Products. , NETSCOUT. “We welcome the opportunity to continue our work with NTT Com through this research initiative to help them discover, analyze and prevent DDoS and other cyber attacks. ”

NETSCOUT ASERT will work with the technical team of NTT Com to implement this initiative in September 2021 and will continue until December 2021. The objective will be to discover and mitigate major DDoS attacks, to implement measures defense for app attacks, analyze malware attacks in honeypots, leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to predict cyber attacks and identify new attacks before they become a problem.


NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) helps secure digital business services against disruption in security, availability, and performance. Our market and technology leadership stems from the combination of our patented intelligent data technology with intelligent analytics. We deliver the real-time, ubiquitous insight and insight that customers need to accelerate and secure their digital transformation. Our advanced Omnis® Cybersecurity threat detection and response platform delivers complete network visibility, threat detection, highly contextual investigation, and automated mitigation at the network edge. NETSCOUT nGenius® service assurance solutions provide real-time contextual analysis of service, network and application performance. And Arbor® Smart DDoS Protection by NETSCOUT products help protect against attacks that threaten availability and advanced threats that infiltrate networks to steal critical business assets. Learn more about improving service, network, and application performance in physical or virtual data centers or in the cloud, and how NETSCOUT’s security and performance solutions can help you go from there. before with confidence, visit or follow @NETSCOUT on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

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