• AWS security thwarts DDoS attack on Freshdesk website

    Hackers attacked a helpdesk software maker's website, putting tens of thousands of customers at risk. But a move to Amazon Web Services saved the day.

    Beth Pariseau7,605 pointsBadges:
  • Beyond the Page: Web security meets DDoS

    As DDoS attacks become more sophisticated it gets harder to detect and defend against them. John Pescatore describes new DDoS attack vectors and discusses incident response planning to combat these attacks today.

    ComputerWeekly695 pointsBadges:
  • DDoS mitigation: Denying denial-of-service attacks

    Employ a mix of internal and cloud-based DDoS mitigation controls to minimize business disruptions from these increasingly complex attacks.

    ComputerWeekly695 pointsBadges:
  • Does your organization use hybrid or cloud protection against DDoS attacks? Will you ever move security fully to the cloud?

    mheller395 pointsBadges:
  • Hybrid DDoS prevention emerges to counter variety of DDoS attacks

    As DDoS attacks get bigger, more frequent, and more varied, new hybrid and cloud-based DDoS prevention methods are emerging, but some fear too much automation in DDoS defense may result in a loss of control.

    mheller395 pointsBadges:
  • Are you in denial about DDoS defense planning?

    John Pescatore discusses local and cloud-based DDoS mitigation strategies and the value of preparedness.

    ITKE354,800 pointsBadges:
  • distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS)

    On the Internet, a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is one in which a multitude of compromised systems attack a single target, thereby causing denial of service for users of the targeted system.

    ITKE354,800 pointsBadges:
  • The politics of DDoS response

    Reports of a 'hack back' DDoS attack by Sony stirred up acceptable use questions.

    ITKE354,800 pointsBadges:
  • DDoS defense planning falls short

    Failure to regularly test DDoS mitigation processes can lead to inadvertent amplification of an attack.

    ComputerWeekly695 pointsBadges:
  • SSDP DDoS attacks driving up average DDoS sizes

    New research shows that average DDoS attacks are growing larger and more prevalent as attackers have moved to exploit SSDP, the latest protocol to be abused for its amplification factor.

    Brandan1,115 pointsBadges:

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