To stop hacker attacks, don't rely on ISPs

Tuesday, 19 July 2005, 10:25 AM EST

Your Internet service provider isn't to blame if your company is hit with a distributed denial-of-service attack. That was the verdict of IT security professionals in a mock trial staged by Gartner at its IT Security Summit last month, in which ISPs were charged with not doing enough to keep subscribers' computers from being compromised and used as tools in attacks on corporate networks.

By Grant Gross at Computerworld.

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