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Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Sep 27, 2016
On June 20, Akamai Technologies mitigated one the largest confirmed Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks of the year. Read the case study to learn more about the attack, including payload samples and sources.
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akamai, cybersecurity, security, ddos, ddos attack, web security, networking, knowledge management, business technology
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 05, 2017
Web application and DDoS attacks hit enterprises without warning or reason. Most Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks require little skill to launch with attackers can simply rent resources from DDoS-for-hire sites at a low cost.. In comparison, DDoS attacks typically result in: • Operational disruption • Loss of confidential data • Lost user productivity • Reputational harm • Damage to partner and customer relations • Lost revenue Depending on your industry, that could add up to tens of thousands of dollars in damage – and in some cases it could be millions. Only 2% of organizations said their web applications had not been compromised in the past 12 months – 98% said they had.
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ddos, technical support, data security, application security
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 17, 2017
The largest DDoS attacks have increased greatly in strength, doubling in attack size during 2016. They are bigger, more complex, and require more expertise to defend against than past Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. They are not limited to a specific industry.
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mira botnet, cyber attack, ddos, security
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Arbor     Published Date: Sep 20, 2013
In this white paper, John Pescatore of SANS Institute explores how DDoS is used as part of advanced targeted attacks (ATAs) and describes how DDoS detection and prevention tools and techniques can be used against ATAs as well. Today’s DDoS attacks, as damaging as they are, sometimes mask even more threatening and dangerous advanced targeted threats. The good news is that some of the same tools that can detect the footprints of DDoS attacks can also find the telltale signs of ATAs. To be successful, though, enterprises need to coordinate their use of both types of logs and adjust their monitoring parameters correctly. They must also eliminate operational gaps, such as unclear lines of security authority, and limit the use of managed security services that can deprive enterprise security managers of the data they need to detect and stop DDoS attacks and ATAs.
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distributed denial of services, ddos attack, ddos detection, ddos mitigation, security, advanced targeted attacks, mitigation, detection, business technology
    
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Published By: Arbor     Published Date: Sep 20, 2013
Today’s hosting provider can increase revenue by capitalizing on the growing demand of business customers for hosted online operations—provided, of course, that it can safeguard these critical operations against DDoS-related outages. Using the simple, step-by-step approach described in this paper, providers can model the financial impact of a DDoS attack on their operations and calculate the ROI of an effective DDoS defense solution.
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distributed denial of services, defense solutions, security, financial management, ddos attacks, ddos protection, ddos defense system, ddos protection solutions, roi
    
Arbor
Published By: Arbor     Published Date: Mar 13, 2014
All enterprises need to have mitigation solutions in place. Information security is vital in the workplace and DDoS has become more complex over time. Determine whether services are the best option for primary protection through this whitepaper.
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arbor, idc, distributed denial-of-service, ddos attack ddos solutions, dns reflection, exfiltration of data, security products, the cloud, cloud migration, high-bandwidth attacks, volumetric attacks, deployment, multi-vector threat, ips solutions, deployment models
    
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Published By: Arbor Networks     Published Date: Feb 04, 2011
Download this paper to learn how to evaluate your risk vs. the expected returns from investing in a DDoS defense solution.
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ddos protection, arbor networks, dns, domain name system, distributed denial of service, botnet, ddos defense solution, roi calculation, ddos attacks
    
Arbor Networks
Published By: Arbor Networks     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
The DDoS landscape has changed considerably since 2012, leaving many organizations unprepared to deal with today’s distributed denial of service attacks. Having the right tools and establishing key processes in advance can help prevent or mitigate the impact of a DDoS attack. Learn more by downloading this complimentary toolkit with research and best practices from Gartner and Arbor Networks.
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ddos, data center
    
Arbor Networks
Published By: Arbor Networks     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
Enterprises are under attack. Any business that depends on the Internet is a target for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, which overload a network and its components, effectively shutting down the network. These attacks are more than an inconvenience — they can harm an organization's reputation or, worse, cost lots of money in lost customers, revenue, and data. This Technology Spotlight describes DDoS attacks and their rise in the business market. After a discussion of the costs of these attacks and current mitigation solutions, the paper examines Arbor Cloud, a DDoS service from Arbor Networks. This Technology Spotlight also provides advice for organizations evaluating DDoS mitigation solutions.
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ddos, network, enterprise
    
Arbor Networks
Published By: ArborNetworks     Published Date: Feb 12, 2016
The modern enterprise is dependent upon connectivity at every level. Every business initiative, whether driven by sales, marketing, manufacturing, finance, R&D or HR, is dependent upon reliable network availability and continuity. Disrupting that continuity is what Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are all about.
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arbor network, ddos, enterprise, attack, network, business technology
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014
You have to know the threats to stop them. It's not a question of if – but when and how – Internet criminals will get into your network. The Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report highlights the most current security concerns, such as shifts in malware, trends in vulnerabilities, and the revival of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
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security report, internet criminals, concerns, malware, denial-of-service, attacks, ddos, network, vulnerabilities
    
Cisco
Published By: Corero     Published Date: Dec 05, 2014
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are major threats to hosting providers as well as datacenter operators, and traditional game plans for protecting shared infrastructure should be revisited to better protect availability and allow hosting providers to potentially create incremental revenue streams. DDoS attacks can have a devastating impact on not only the customer under attack, but also on the hosting provider and other customers within the same shared network infrastructure.
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ddos, hosting, infrastructure
    
Corero
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
Never have Distributed Denial of Service attacks been more present globally, and it’s time for the healthcare industry to take notice. They have shut down of?ces, caused ransom-like threats, and created an atmosphere where a sophisticated attack could come from almost anywhere at almost any time.
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Cox Business
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
Never have Distributed Denial of Service attacks been more present globally, and it’s time for the hospitality industry to take notice. They have shut down of?ces, caused ransom-like threats, and created an atmosphere where a sophisticated attack could come from almost anywhere at almost any time.
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Cox Business
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
As we continue to move forward into an age of big data, optimization, and shared information through the capabilities of better networking technologies, opportunities have never been greater for using technology to improve the way the government interacts with constituents. However, increasing dependence on web and network services also makes government a tempting target for hackers. Distributed Denial of Service attacks, data breaches, leaks, the risks can be enormous. Recent events have shown us that now more than ever, government servers are getting victimized by well-funded teams of foreign hackers, possibly funded by their government.
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Cox Business
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
In this white paper, we’ll look at Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, why they pose a threat to healthcare and other networks, and how to protect against them. As we are expected to host more and more key information on our network, we increase our risk at risk for an attack that can shut down vital services or serve to support a malicious actor out to steal private data.
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Cox Business
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
In this white paper, we’ll look at Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, why they pose a threat to hospitality networks, and how to protect against them. As we are expected to host more information on our network, we increase our risk for an attack that can shut down vital services or serve to support a malicious actor out to steal private data. Customers expect to be able do everything online, and won’t tolerate any interruption in service. This expectation inhibit a situation where an attacker is holds your web services hostage, and you have to choose between paying them off or apologizing to a lot of angry customers.
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Cox Business
Published By: Cox Business     Published Date: May 31, 2017
For cybersecurity professionals, 2016 presented a year of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that were unprecedented. Week after week, the public was inundated with news of hacks, attacks, and data leaks. It didn’t take long for everybody to realize the old axiom of cybersecurity still holds true - there are two types of companies: those who are hacked and know about it, and those who are hacked and soon will find out. As a key player in the war against DDoS attacks, Neustar has been on the front line, detecting, alerting, and mitigating strikes to keep companies and their customers safe.
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Cox Business
Published By: Dell SecureWorks     Published Date: May 28, 2013
Examining threats over an extended period of time reveals current trends as well as clues about the future direction of attacker activity.
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software vulnerabilities, global-scale threats, distributed denial of service attacks, advanced persistent threats, mobile threats, threat scenarios, attack trends, future attacks
    
Dell SecureWorks
Published By: Dyn     Published Date: Oct 04, 2016
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks increased by over 100% YoY. With nearly a quarter of the attacks aimed at the DNS layer and close to 80% not identified until they reach the DNS layer, it is no secret you should evaluate your Manage DNS provider critically as your first line defense in DDoS mitigation. Download this eBook to best equip your business against impending DDoS attacks including: • Common types of DDoS attacks and which layers of your infrastructure are most at risk • How to geographically isolate attacks and mitigate latency • How to get the best before, during and after attack protection
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ddos, dns, cdn, attacks
    
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Published By: F5 Networks Inc     Published Date: Oct 31, 2013
Distributed denial-of-service attacks may be organized by type into a taxonomy that includes network attacks (layers 3 and 4), session attacks (layers 5 and 6), application attacks (layer 7), and business logic attacks. Each type may be matched with the best F5 technology for mitigating that attack. This paper explains how taken together, the F5 BIG-IP portfolio of products provides effective anti-attack technology for each layer of the taxonomy and can also defend against specific attack tools, network reconnaissance, and low-bandwidth asymmetric attacks.
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distributed denial of service, ddos, mitigation, f5 technology, taxonomy, network attacks, session attacks, application attacks, business logic attacks, security, protections, data loss prevention, attack tools, network reconnaissance, low-bandwith asymmetric attacks, anti-attack technology
    
F5 Networks Inc
Published By: F5 Networks Inc     Published Date: Oct 31, 2013
This white paper examines the DDoS threat spectrum including conventional network attacks, HTTP and SSL floods, and an emerging wave of low-bandwidth threats, plus the new threat vectors likely to target emerging service platforms.
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distributed denial of service, ddos, ddos threat spectrum, network attacks, conventional network attacks, http floods, ssl floods, low bandwith threats, threat vectors, service platforms, mitigation
    
F5 Networks Inc
Published By: F5 Networks Inc     Published Date: Oct 31, 2013
This whitepaper utilizes end-user interviews to better understand their DDoS defense plans, where they discovered a clear knowledge gap around the Denial of Service attacks in use and the defenses needed to maintain availability. The paper provides detail on the attacks in use, suggests realistic defensive architectures and tactics and explains the basic process required to have a chance of defending against a DDoS attack.
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denial of service, distributed denial of service, ddos, ddos attacks, denial of service attacks, security, availability, defensive, architecture, network, application, cia triad, confidentiality, integrity
    
F5 Networks Inc
Published By: F5 Networks Inc     Published Date: Sep 14, 2018
When most people think of denial of service (DoS) attacks, they think of the large pipe-saturating distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks aimed at the network layer. However, attacks on website or application availability are not just volumetric in nature. Many attacks are designed to cause resource exhaustion somewhere in the application stack, the application servers, middleware, or back-end database.
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 14, 2014
Gives an insight into distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and defines a five-step process including preparation, mitigation, around-the-clock monitoring, response and intelligence to help address DDoS attacks.
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ddos attacks, it security, ddos mitigation, it management
    
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