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Texas Rangers' World Series triumph backed by Lumen DDoS protection

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Lumen Technologies (LUMN) provided on-demand DDoS protection for the Texas Rangers during the World Series, ensuring uninterrupted stadium Wi-Fi and fan experience. The company's DDoS Hyper technology rerouted network traffic through global scrubbing centers to filter malicious activities, maintaining the integrity of clean traffic. Lumen's self-service mitigation services and advanced scrubbing center technology, combined with Black Lotus Labs® threat intelligence, created a safe environment for the Rangers and their fans.
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  • Lumen's DDoS Hyper technology effectively protected the Texas Rangers' critical infrastructure during the World Series, showcasing the company's commitment to cybersecurity in high-profile events.
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Lumen DDoS Hyper thwarts cyber threats during one of the world's biggest sporting events

DENVER, Nov. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Before the Texas Rangers celebrated their World Series win, an unseen hero was playing a pivotal role in securing Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers tapped Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) for on-demand distributed denial of service (DDoS) to help ensure their critical infrastructure, stadium Wi-Fi and fan experience remained uninterrupted from cyberattacks.

"Cybersecurity is increasingly crucial in high-profile sporting events like the World Series. We left nothing to chance," said Mike Bullock, Senior Vice President of Information Technology for the Texas Rangers. "Lumen DDoS Hyper was instrumental in providing rapid, effective protection against complex cyberattacks, providing a seamless experience for our team and fans."

DDoS attacks, aimed at overwhelming network traffic to disrupt services, are a growing concern in the digital age. Lumen DDoS Hyper rerouted the Rangers network traffic through global scrubbing centers to filter malicious activities and maintain the integrity of clean traffic.

"Lumen stepped up to the plate to help protect the Texas Rangers and their fans from the disruptive effects of DDoS attacks," said Martin Nystrom, Vice President of Product Security for Lumen. "Lumen DDoS Hyper gave the Rangers a self-service way to quickly turn up mitigation services to combat complex and costly threats. Our advanced scrubbing center technology combined with our Black Lotus Labs® threat intelligence helped us create a safe environment while the team concentrated on delivering an electrifying performance."

The Rangers' proactive integration of Lumen's cybersecurity measures at Globe Life Field highlights their commitment to safeguarding digital assets and maintaining the integrity of iconic sporting events.  

For more information on how Lumen is securing businesses and organizations, visit:  https://www.lumen.com/en-us/security/ddos-hyper.html

Learn more about Lumen's Black Lotus Labs: https://www.lumen.com/en-us/security/black-lotus-labs.html

About Lumen Technologies:
Lumen connects the world. We are igniting business growth by connecting people, data, and applications – quickly, securely, and effortlessly. Everything we do at Lumen takes advantage of our network strength. From metro connectivity to long-haul data transport to our edge cloud, security, and managed service capabilities, we meet our customers' needs today and as they build for tomorrow. For news and insights visit news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies, and YouTube: /lumentechnologies. 

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SOURCE Lumen Technologies

Lumen provided on-demand DDoS protection to ensure uninterrupted stadium Wi-Fi and fan experience.

DDoS attacks aim to overwhelm network traffic to disrupt services. Lumen DDoS Hyper rerouted network traffic through global scrubbing centers to filter malicious activities and maintain the integrity of clean traffic.

Lumen's self-service mitigation services and advanced scrubbing center technology, combined with Black Lotus Labs® threat intelligence, created a safe environment for the Rangers and their fans.
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