Carol Hildebrand
Carol Hildebrand
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Carol Hildebrand is a Senior Strategic Marketing Writer at NETSCOUT, where she serves as an editorial leader and content strategist for the company's thought leadership and strategic marketing initiatives.

The Million Dollar Ransomware Question – Should We Pay?

This article was originally published on the NETSCOUT blog. To read the original in its entirety, click HERE. Ransomware attacks are on the rise. According to one recent industry report, a company will be attacked every 11 seconds in 2021, and the costs…

Five ways to protect your VPN gateway from DDoS attacks

It’s already difficult to remember when working from home wasn’t the practice for many workers. As this new reality set in, organizations of all stripes had to increasingly rely on their network connectivity to continue business-as-usual activities. According to a McKinsey survey…

Ensuring Network Performance and Security During COVID-19

This article was originally featured on the NETSCOUT blog. Click HERE to read the original article in its entirety. The pandemic-driven massive shift to remote work has triggered complex technology challenges as companies wrestle with maintaining a high-quality user experience…

Five Steps for Protecting Networks from DDoS Extortion

This article is part of a larger piece that recently ran on the NETSCOUT blog. Click HERE to read the original article in its entirety. DDoS extortion attacks are on the rise and raise the risk profile for organizations that…

Four Reasons Why Hackers Are Targeting Schools During COVID

This article is part of a longer piece that was originally published on the NETSCOUT blog. Click HERE to read the original article in its entirety. We already know that cybercriminals have seized on the global COVID-19 pandemic as a…

The DDoS Threat Facing the 2020 Election

While recent discussion around the upcoming U.S. presidential election has centered on the safety and efficacy of mail-in ballots, overall security concerns over the nation’s voting system remain extremely high. The decentralized nature of our election system, which is managed…