ISP protects Its IP backbone from DDoS attacks

Tuesday, 14 May 2002, 10:06 AM EST

Telus Corp. on Monday will announce that it is the first major ISP in North America to deploy an anti-DDoS solution on its entire IP backbone. The Burnaby, B.C., telecommunications and data provider has installed Arbor Networks Inc.'s Peakflow DoS product.

Arbor's product is installed at several points on a customer's network and works by learning what "normal" traffic is on the network and then identifying and alerting network operators to anomalous events.

Following the series of DDoS attacks on high-profile Web sites in February 2000, enterprise IT managers and CIOs scrambled to come up with ways to identify, halt and trace DDoS attacks. But many of them realized quickly that there was only so much they could do without the cooperation of their carriers.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe is underway

Posted on 30 October 2014.  |  More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 31st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //