Andrew Hickey

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Andrew Hickey is editorial director for A10 Networks, a role that marries his two decades of experience in journalism and technology. An award-winning writer, he focuses on the implications of technology, security and business. Before his current role, Andrew served as a daily newspaper reporter covering everything from crime to transportation. Andrew then shifted to tech journalism and held senior editorial positions with TechTarget and CRN.

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WireX shines a spotlight on app security

WireX shines a spotlight on app security

The WireX botnet, which used compromised apps to hijack smartphones to send bad traffic in the execution of DDoS attacks, introduced a new threat: weaponized smartphones. WireX and malware like it illustrate the need for mobile...

Application layer DDoS attacks rising

Application layer DDoS attacks rising

Application layer distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise, and organizations must protect themselves from this uptick in application layer attacks and from the overall scourge of multi-vector DDoS attacks.

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