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David Warburton stories

David Warburton is a keen observer of the digital realm, particularly in areas pertaining to cybersecurity and Internet infrastructure. His insightful columns serve to dissect and demystify timely tech phenomena, such as the Cloudflare outage, which saw 19 data centers worldwide succumb to an internal error. Warburton elucidates the cause, linking it to a change in the company's resilience project and confirming that the incident was not the result of a cyber attack, despite its broad impact on global web traffic.

Further demonstrating his interest in the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats, Warburton's analysis extends to the menacing world of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. Through his examination of recent trends, he informs readers that while the frequency of DDoS incidents has seen a slight decline, their size and complexity are on the rise. His reporting on insights from experts at F5 highlights the shifting strategies of cyber adversaries and the increasing challenges faced by organizations striving to safeguard their digital assets.